June 12, 1967
June 12, 1967

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June 12, 1967

Junk Your Engines
Italian Blues
The 1967 U.S. Open
  • The young man at right, Frank Beard, is under the wary gaze of some older competitors as he comes into golf's most esteemed event with an opportunity to upset the favorites. On succeeding pages an artist depicts the epic moments of the Palmer-Casper struggle a year ago and Jack Nicklaus assesses the historic site of this year's Open, Baltusrol Golf Club

U.S. Open
Secret Athletes
  • They are the decathlon men, who live in obscurity three out of every four years. Then come the Olympics, and these masters of all trades are acclaimed as the finest athletes in the world. They are, too. And they are also marvelously diverting fellows, as any visitor to the swinging pad near Santa Barbara can readily see. It is the home, training headquarters, friendly meeting place and haven from Psychedelia of most of the world's best of a singular breed

Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Keith Christmann, a 15-year-old trapshooter from Baden, Pa., gained his first big title when he broke 182 of 200 targets to place first in the open junior division of the North Carolina State Open at the Pinehurst Gun Club. It was the state's biggest trap shoot.

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Robin Watson, a sophomore at Crawfordsville (Ark.) High and the state junior girls golf champion, entered the Arkansas High School Golf Tournament in Little Rock—the only girl competitor—and, with Joe Baratti Jr., won the Class A-B title by eight strokes.

John Jones, a track star at Elgin High in Marion, Ohio, competed in the Class A State High School championships in Columbus with the temperature 100° and posted his fourth two-milerecord (9:21.7) in 17 days. His best time, made a week earlier, was 9:13.8.

Cordy Garcia, 31, an Albuquerque, N. Mex. police detective who won the AAU city and state handball doubles titles earlier this year, upset top-seeded Manny Smith, state and city champion for the past nine years, to win the AAU state singles title in Albuquerque.

Jon Matlack, 17, completed his third year as leading pitcher for Henderson High in West Chester, Pa. with a 22-1 record (14 shutouts, four no-hitters, one perfect game, and 219 strikeouts), while his team (14-0 this year) won its 40th straight regular-season game.

Mike Voitich, 62, of Stockton, Calif., a jumping-frog trainer for 25 years, set Tule Jim loose at the Calaveras Jumping Frog Contest I at Angels Camp, Calif., and he leaped a record 19'3½" in the trials. Mike's Sidewinder IV then won the finals with a 17'11" jump.