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


Terry Joe Woods, 8, the defending champion in the Mid-South Junior Fishing Rodeo at Memphis, topped 1,800 anglers to become the first in 14 years to retain his title on Riverside Park Lake. His winning three-day catch of bass and bream weighed 5 pounds 6 ounces.

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Sally Sawyer of Riverside, Conn., who learned to sail in Duxbury, Mass. and won the New England Girls' Beetle Cat title at 12, finished 3-2-2-2-2-2 in a Raven sloop to win the Syce Cup—the Long Island Sound Women's sailing championship—off Rye, N.Y.

Craig Hall, 16, an all-round athlete from West Concord, Minn., shattered 100 straight targets to take the Class AA title in the Minnesota state trapshoot at Hopkins, Minn.—the only junior ever to win it, and the youngest marksman to win with a perfect score.

Billie Harris, 24, a left-handed pitcher for the Phoenix PBSW Ramblers of the Pacific Coast Women's Softball League, allowed only 12 singles in 26 innings as she shut out the Orange (Calif.) Lionettes 1-0. "It felt like a regular seven-inning game," she said.

Christy Bussard, 8, of Chattanooga splashed to four new Southeastern AAU age group records at 50 meters—in freestyle, backstroke, breast-stroke and butterfly—in leading Chattanooga Swim League to victory over 22 teams at a meet in her home town.

Bill McDonald, 20, a music major at Washburn University in Topeka, Kans., won the National Public Links golf championship in Minneapolis. Despite severe foot blisters, he defeated postal clerk Dean Wilson of Omaha 5 and 3 in the 36-hole final.