Dow Finsterwald,28, golf's most consistent runner-up, pulled himself together to win PGAchampionship, his first victory in 31 months. Third-highest money winner lastyear, Finsterwald added $5,500 to kitty.
Dorothy Knode,34, despite pulled tendon in her playing arm and a second-set reversal by KarolFageros, managed to win the national clay court singles title in suburbanChicago for an unprecedented third time.
Bob Clotworthy,27, three-meter springboard diving champion at 1956 Olympics, was namedswimming coach at Princeton, left job as freshman swimming coach at Ivy Leaguerival, Dartmouth.
Charley Gaul,26-year-old citizen of Luxembourg, initiated spectacular comeback four days outfrom finish, won world's greatest bicycle endurance test, 24-day, 2,600-mileTour de France (see page 16).
July 27, 1958
Greta Andersen,30, became first woman to finish enervating Atlantic City marathon swim forthird year in row and, while loser to Tom Park, collected $2,300 for long haulthrough 59° ocean bay waters.
Stanley Bishop,look-alike to Vim's John Matthews, was put aboard Britain's cup challengerSceptre in place of Skipper Jim Slorance, as Royal Yacht Squadron prepared toship Sceptre across seas to U.S.
Homer ClarkWads-Worth, head of Kansas City betterment association, was made chairman ofPresident's Advisory Committee on Fitness of American Youth, said work"must be done and done well."