Paula Jean (Peejay) Myers, shapely 22-year-old from Los Angeles, displayed perfect form in AAU swim championships at Houston, arching gracefully off boards to sweep all three diving titles and become first since retired Pat McCormiek to score indoor-outdoor grand slam.
Judy Eller, pretty Old Hickory, Tenn. schoolgirl who has been playing tournament golf for seven of her 16 years, coolly lined up 40-foot putt, plunked it into the cup for a birdie 3 on 20th hole to beat 17-year-old Beth Stone for national girls' championship at Denver.
James H. Van Alen of Newport, R.I., exuberant tennis buff who has been one of leading exponents of open tournament play, is new president of National Tennis Hall of Fame (see below), succeeding William J. Clothier, who retired to assume post as chairman of board.
Marine Lieutenant William W. McMillan more than made up nine-point deficit in last of 12-match run for national pistol title at Camp Perry, Ohio, outfiring Army Master Sergeant Huelet Benner to win 2,612 to 2,610. Women's champion: Mrs. Gertrude Backstrom.