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PAT ON THE BACK

Nov. 07, 1955
Nov. 07, 1955

Table of Contents
Nov. 7, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
From 'Rah' To The Supersonic
Now In November
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Quarter Horses
Column Of The Week
Acknowledgments
Fisherman's Calendar
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

CRAIG WOOD
Golfer Craig Wood, who won both the Masters and the Open in 1941, received one of the nicest surprises of his life last month when he was presented with a gold life-membership card at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Now 53 and an automobile agency operator in nearby New Rochelle, Wood served as the head pro at Winged Foot from 1939 to 1945. Although he limits his major tournament play to the Masters and the Open, when it's held in the East, Wood still finds time to play two or three rounds a week, and many a young pro stops by at the club to seek his advice. Wood's game still has plenty of zip. He shoots between 66 and 75, and last year he shot a 64 on the club's East Course.

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DR. JOHN DORMAN
Dr. John Dorman, a retired 77-year-old dentist, holds the record of having coached football at one college longer than any other man in the U.S. This year marks the 50th season that Doc has been coaching at Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa. He took over the job "temporarily" in 1904, and since 1914 (the previous records were burned) he has given his alma mater four unbeaten and untied teams. Over the years, Doc's teams have won 132, lost 97 and tied 14. He doesn't have any serious plans about retiring from coaching, although he acknowledges he feels about football the same way he did in 1904. "Everytime we lose a game," says Doc Dorman with a sigh, "I want to quit that night."

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