Contents

February 15, 1965

20 The Baddest Views the Universe
Cassius Clay, surveying the field after the Chuvalo-Patterson fight, predicts a long future for himself

24 Aces Are High in Evansville
The Purple Aces are the best small-college team in basketball and have inspired a whole three-state area

28 Barrel Staves are Back!
On Vermont ski slopes fancy 1965 models of the slats Dad used to wear are in rollicking vogue

30 The Best 18 in America
We present the first half of a dream golf course: nine great holes that have no equals in the U.S.

48 Land of Horizontal Skiing
That is the American Midwest, where a boom is on despite the altitude shortage

55 The Good One Left Is Jacinto
The best Derby colt now racing is the pride of California—though he was named on New York's Park Avenue

64 The Immaculate Doghouse
If you are a dog—or a dog person—you had better get right with the American Kennel Club

The departments

11 Scorecard
47 People
48 Skiing
52 Bridge
55 Horse Racing
60 Boating
73 For the Record
79 Basketball's Week
81 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Marvin E. Newman

Credits on page 73

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Next week

Derby talk starts with the sons of Bold Ruler, who dominate the 3-year-old scene, and in the East the best is Bold Lad, now out of training but still aimed straight for Louisville.

High speed and warm disputation are the ingredients of this year's Daytona 500—the foremost stock car auto race—in which the champion has no ride. Bob Ottum reports on it.

The elusive Jaguar had been the object of a 10-year quest by SI's Virginia Kraft. She finally achieved a meeting in the dramatic setting of Brazil's dread Mato Grosso jungle.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)