On This Date 2/13/1971
Vice President Spiro T. Agnew hits three spectators with his first two shots while playing golf in the Bob Hope Desert Classic at the Bermuda Dunes Country Club in California. Agnew was playing in a foursome with Doug Sanders, Bob Hope, and Willie Mays. One year earlier, Agnew struck Sanders with an errant shot. Arnold Palmer would win the pro-am for the fourth time in the tournament’s 11-year history. Arnold Palmer would win the tournament once more in 1973.