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July 11, 1966
July 11, 1966

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July 11, 1966

Golf Paralysis
  • A staggering slowdown is strangling the game of golf. In the pictures below, Jack Nicklaus uses two and a half minutes to putt out at the U.S. Open, an example of how pro golfers are taking their time. With huge sums at stake, this is understandable and hardly alarming, but recreational golfers mimic the pros. A Sports Illustrated survey shows the result: a nationwide trend that endangers the sport

The Young Turks
Salty Sailor
Guinea Pig
Tennis
Fishing
Babes In The Woods
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

Contents

22 The Perils of Paralysis
The dawdling of golfers, both pro and amateur, is changing the nature of the game and actually endangering the sport

This is an article from the July 11, 1966 issue

26 Here Come the Young Turks
An impressive group of youthful players has revitalized the moribund American League

32 Salty Sailor of Park Avenue
Industrial Designer William Snaith is a refreshing storm in the midst of New York's impersonal boulevard

40 America's Gritty Guinea Pig
To prepare for the Olympics, Marathoner Buddy Edelen is already torturing himself at high altitudes in Colorado

44 Wind Shirts: From Ski to Surf
A garment invented for use in the mountains has migrated down to the beaches and made a new hit

50 Manolo Is King, and a King Is Queen
Spain's Manuel Santana and California's Billie Jean King win Wimbledon singles titles for the first time

60 Babes in the Woods
Barbara La Fontaine joins some city-bred teen-agers for a two-week assault on the wilderness. First of two parts

The departments

13 Scorecard
48 People
50 Tennis
56 Fishing
79 Baseball's Week
80 For the Record
81 19th Hole

Credits on page 80

Cover photograph by Tony Triolo

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Next week

The surfing boom along the Atlantic coast draws Phil Edwards, the sport's top stylist, to Virginia Beach, where he discusses, and demonstrates in photographs, his unique skills.

In pro football it's the agony of summer training first, the ecstasy of fan worship later. Bill Charmatz paints Sunday's grid heroes as they sweat against the hot blocking sleds.

A muddy day in East Berlin put a damper on the regime's Olympischer Tag but, as Jack Olsen reports from the scene, a race was run and the result was alles in Butter.