April 26, 1965
April 26, 1965

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April 26, 1965

Jack Nicklaus
  • The record-tying round that Nicklaus shot on the third day of the tournament was the most overpowering in the long history of the Masters. Eight of his drives were more than 300 yards. Twice his second shot on par-5 holes was a five-iron. Fifteen times he had birdie putts of 25 feet or less. Only twice was he in the rough. Here he assesses each stroke of his fabulous round and offers some insights on how a lot of skill and a little luck added up to 64.

Horse Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Peter Carterfinished five seasons as starting goalie for the Milton (Mass.) Academy hockeyteam with a total of 1,541 saves in 74 games. Besides captaining the trackteam, Carter, an honor student, qualified for the Eastern Junior SkiChampionships.

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Pam Nelson, 13, ofSeattle took seven firsts and three seconds at the Spring Horse Show inWoodinville, Wash. In each of her four years of competition (1961-1964) sheheld the state title for her age group in hunt seat equitation, and in 1964,the junior hunter title.

L. C. Bowen, asenior forward, led Benton Harbor (Mich.) High's basketball team to the Class Astate title for the second straight year by scoring 487 regular-season points.He made 62% of his field goal attempts and 80% of his free throws for a 30.4average in 16 games.

Jeff Parker, a6-foot-6 junior attack man on the University of North Carolina lacrosse team,scored 20 goals in his first four games this season, including seven in a 12-9loss to Virginia and six in a 14-2 win over Hartwick College of Oneonta,N.Y.

Larry Rybicki, aMarine corporal at Beaufort, S.C., became the first enlisted man and the secondman in the Corps to complete the Commandant's Master of Fitness tests—10grueling time-limit events in less than 90 days, capped by a three-mile run incombat gear.

Dave Smith enteredthe San Francisco Olympic Club pool at 6 a.m. on a Friday, swam 2,142 laps, gotout at 6 the next morning with a new swimming endurance record. A few hourslater he won an 18-hole medley-play golf match in the city championships.