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We tee it up on the Masters with CBS golf analyst Ken Venturi. Then, Celtics and NBA Playoff talk with Tommy Heinsohn. And what would an episode of Sports and Torts be without a beautiful lady? This week, we have former St. Pauli Girl Katarina Van Derham
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Sports and Torts: Katarina Van Derham
This Slovakian beauty has left St. Pauli Girl and the world of modeling behind to make other women beautiful (and guys too!) and to start her own online magazine. Elliott traveled all the way across the country to speak with her, because there's nothing he won't do to spend time with a lovely lady!
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Sports and Torts: Tom Heinsohn
If you want to talk Celtics Basketball, without question, Tommy's your go-to guy. He's been with the team for six decades as a player, coach, and currently, as a broadcaster. He shares some of his favorite memories, and how he thinks this year's team matches up with the Heat and Bulls in the playoffs
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Sports and Torts: Ken Venturi
The guys talk with Ken about his career on the links and in the broadcast booth, the 2012 Masters, and the PGA of his era versus today's PGA.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Katarina Van Derham
Van Derham grew up in a small village in the woods of Slovakia, a communist country at the time. She moved to the United States at the age of 22, without any intention of becoming a model. While working as a waitress in Los Angeles, she was often told to pursue modeling, and at age 26 finally decided to give it a shot. Van Derham was immediately booked for several modeling jobs, and in a short time her career has skyrocketed. Van Derham can be seen in advertising campaigns for AT&T, Dodge, Rockstar Energy Drinks, Ed Hardy and Christian Audigier. On television she has had roles on shows including “Monk” and “CSI,” and has also appeared in the films “Cellular” and “15 Minutes.” Van Derham has graced the cover of dozens of magazines both in the U.S. and internationally including Iron Man, Max Muscle, Muscle & Fitness, Best Body, Double XL, British Maxim and more. She was the St. Pauli Girl in 2009 and 2010.

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Katarina's Website

 
Ken Venturi
To anyone born after about 1955, Ken Venturi is best-known as the decades-long lead golf analyst for CBS Television. But before he was a great broadcaster, Venturi was a great golfer, one whose career was cut short by injuries, and was bookended by a famous failure and a famous success. The famous failure: As an amateur, Venturi took the first-round lead at the 1956 Masters, and held a 4-shot lead going into the final round. But in that final round, Venturi three-putted six times and shot 80, winding up as runner-up to Jack Burke Jr. It's been called by some one of the biggest chokes in golf history, but that round was one of the toughest scoring days ever at the Masters. Venturi's score was only a couple above the field average. The famous success: As a professional, Venturi battled through severe dehydration and heat exhaustion on a 36-hole, 100-degree final day at the 1964 U.S. Open, nearly collapsing on the course, but hanging on to win his only major championship. Venturi grew up in California. He had a severe stuttering problem as a youth, and enjoyed spending hours alone on the golf course. As a 13-year-old, Venturi followed Byron Nelson at a tournament and Nelson became his hero - and later, Nelson became his mentor and his Ryder Cup captain at the 1965 matches. Venturi won the California State Amateur titles in 1951 and '56, and after his near-miss at the '56 Masters he placed 8th at the U.S. Open. Also in 1956, Venturi was one of the participants in a legendary four-ball challenge match that, decades later, was the basis of Mark Frost's book The Match. He turned pro at the end of 1956, and soon had two more near-misses at The Masters, finishing fourth in 1958 (when he challenged a favorable ruling to Arnold Palmer) and second in 1960. Although he didn't win The Masters in 1958, Venturi did lead the PGA Tour with four victories that year. He won at least twice each year from 1957 through 1960, but not again for three years following an auto accident in 1961. Then Venturi won three more times in 1964, including the U.S. Open. However, by this time Venturi was suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome in both wrists. Surgery improved the condition, and he won once more in 1966, but Venturi's career was essentially over at age 33 following the 1964 season. He joined CBS in 1967 and remained the network's lead golf analyst until 2002. It was a remarkable career development given his childhood stuttering problems. Venturi was a highly popular broadcaster, especially teaming with play-by-play announcer Pat Summerall. Venturi captained the U.S. team to a victory in the Presidents Cup in 2000. In 2004, his autobiography, Getting Up and Down: My 60 Years in Golf, was published. He ran the Guiding Eyes Golf Classic, an event that raised money for providing guide dogs to the blind, for 27 years, and his name is attached to a series of golf instructional schools.

Ken's PGA Profile

 
Tom Heinsohn
As a center at Holy Cross in Massachusetts, Heinsohn was noted for his low, line drive hook shots that somehow went into the basket most of the time. He was an All-American in his senior year, 1955-56, when he scored 740 points, an average of 27.4 a game. In his three-year college career Heinsohn scored 1,789 points and averaged 22.1 a game. He joined the Boston Celtics for the 1956-57 season and was moved to forward. At that position, he developed a low, line drive jump shot that also went into the basket a good deal of the time. Heinsohn was named rookie of the year after averaging 16.2 points a game and pulling down 705 rebounds. The 6-foot-7, 220-pounder was an aggressive player and a strong rebounder. Along with Bill Russell, he excelled at getting the defensive rebound and making the good outlet pass to set up the Boston fast break. In his nine seasons, the Celtics won eight NBA championships. Heinsohn's best season was 1961-62, when he averaged 22.3 points a game. Bothered by injuries in 1964-65, he played in only 67 games and averaged only 13.6 points, and he retired after the season. He had a total of 12,194 career points, an average of 18.6 a game, and 5,749 rebounds. In 104 playoff games, he scored 2,058 points, a 19.8 average. He returned to the Celtics as head coach in 1969. Heinsohn was named NBA coach of the year in 1973, when they won 68 games and lost only 14, the best record in the team's history. They won NBA championships under Heinsohn in 1974 and 1976. He resigned after the 1977-78 season with a record of 427 victories and 263 losses. einsohn's broadcasting career began in 1966, calling play-by-play for WKBG's Celtics broadcasts. He spent three seasons in this role before becoming coach in 1969. From 1990–1999, Heinsohn was the Celtics' road play-by-play man on WFXT, WSBK and WABU. In 1981, Heinsohn joined Mike Gorman as color commentator in the Celtics' TV broadcasts; they have since become one of the longest-tenured tandems in sports broadcasting history. Occasionally, Bob Cousy makes appearances with the tandem of Gorman and Heinsohn. For a time in the 1980s, he was in the same capacity during CBS's coverage of the NBA Finals (with Dick Stockton) calling four Finals from 1984 to 1987, three of which involved the Boston Celtics against the Los Angeles Lakers, the rivalry that revived the NBA in the 1980s. He also teamed with Brent Musburger and James Brown during his time with CBS.

Tommy at NBA.com