Sneed is best known for his performance at the 1979 Masters Tournament. He began Sunday's round with a 5-stroke lead. He had a 3-stroke lead with three holes to play but bogeyed them all. He went into a sudden-death playoff with Tom Watson and Fuzzy Zoeller but lost to Zoeller on the second hole.
Sneed turned Pro in 1967He worked for eight years as a golf broadcaster for ABC television and was with CNBC in 2001. Sneed has also done some course design consulting.
The swing of Ed Sneed demonstrates a wide arc and dominating leg action-it is a beautiful uncomplicated classical action.