Stan Leonard (Tip from the top, SI, April 28) needed few tips to shoot last-round 68 for 275, won Tournament of Champions, $10,000 plus $10,000 from grateful Calcutta Winner C. E. Anderson, at Las Vegas.
Gary Heinrich, swift Hayward (Calif.) H.S. freestyler, one of America's teen-age hopefuls for the 1960 Olympics, swooshed 220 in 2:08.4 and 440 in 4:33.5 against Stanford Frosh to better two inter-scholastic records.
Dyrol Burleson, 17, slender 6-foot 2-inch Oregon schoolboy, set track world agog after running mile in 4:13.2 on dampish track at Corvallis, Ore. to break national high school record by almost three seconds.
Shirley Bloomer, young English tennis star, beat Ann Haydon 6-4, 6-4 in British hard court final at Bournemouth, shared honors with Billy Knight, 22, who became second Briton in 21 years to win men's title.
May 4, 1958
Warren Womble, 1952 Olympic coach who is old hand at beating Russians, perked up his U.S. basketballers for second-half rallies at Moscow, watched AAU stars put on pressure to win first two games of Soviet tour.
Dick Chapman, longtime gentleman golfer who has won just about every amateur title, finally caught up to one which had escaped him for 24 years, beating Herb Durham 11 and 10 to win North-South Amateur at Pinehurst.
Osbourne Owings, Washington, D.C. angler, boated 1,128-pound black marlin, largest ever in competition, in Big Five match at Peru's Cabo Blanco Club, but his Atlantic Coast team bowed to host club in final.