Aug. 03, 1964
Aug. 03, 1964

Table of Contents
Aug. 3, 1964

Japanese Sports
U.S.—U.S.S.R. Meet
Fairway Woods
  • No golf shots cause as much despair among women as the fairway woods, yet these are the very shots that women must learn to play well in order to compensate for their comparative lack of strength. The winner of four United States Women's Opens and many other championships, Betsy Rawls is famous for her ability with these clubs. Here she presents her technique for playing fairway woods, and adds some surprising advice about where to use them

Part II: The Monsters And Me
Harness Racing
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


8 Raves for the Young
A passel of teen-agers got the U.S. track team off to such a good start that the Russians never did catch up

This is an article from the Aug. 3, 1964 issue

14 Park Your Boat on the Doorstep
The latest chapter in the life of Riley is set in a group of waterside apartments in Tiburon, Calif.

18 Fairway Woods: Hit Them Hard
This is the advice Betsy Rawls gives to women golfers in an instructional on one of the game's crucial shots

28 The Kitemaker
Through Pete Turner's colored filters, Artist Tomi Ungerer flies his weird and wonderful homemade kites

39 A Title, a Tumble, a Trade
Concluding his story, Tommy McDonald tells of an Eagles championship, and collapse, and his switch to Dallas

49 Not Much to Do
When you are a big-leaguer at 19, like Boston's Tony Conigliaro, you eat, you sleep and you play baseball

56 The Word for New York Is Bush
An always tart—and occasionally even violent—San Francisco columnist comes east and assails a city

The departments

5 Scorecard
46 People
49 Baseball
52 Harness Racing
65 Baseball's Week
66 For the Record
67 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 66

Cover painting by Francis Golden


Next week

The Phillies, for decades the joke team of the National League, are laughed at no longer. Here is a firsthand report on the new Phillies, one of the most exciting teams in baseball.

Begins the barrage at Camp Perry, Ohio, where 8,000 rifle and pistol shooters compete in the national matches. Paintings by Franklin McMahon illustrate the scene.

The Aga Khan is no playboy, but he won't let his family's sporting tradition die. He is an Olympic skier, runs one of the world's largest racing stables and is building a seaside resort.