July 24, 1967
July 24, 1967

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July 24, 1967

A Latin
  • By Gwilym S. Brown

    Argentina's old smoothie, Roberto de Vicenzo, calmed his nervous putter and wowed the adoring galleries as he won the British Open at Royal Liverpool, his first major title in a lifetime of championship golf

  • California's own Native Diver, a spirited 8-year-old, joined the millionaires' club as he won the Hollywood Gold Cup for the third year in succession, though in fact he was not the first across the wire

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


Joe Proctor, 18, a Knoxville, Tenn. football and basketball star, became the state decathlon champion by making up a 144-point deficit on the final day of competition in Nashville, for a total of four firsts, two first-place ties and a winning margin of 289 points.

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Fletcher Kafka, 12, of Jacksonville, took her three events at the Cypress Gardens (Fla.) Invitational swim meet, reducing the National AAU senior girls' 110-yard butterfly record by 1.4 seconds (to 1:12.6), winning the 220-yard individual medley and 55-yard breaststroke.

Roger Fisher, a 14-year-old sharpshooter from Norton, Kans., participated in his first Jaycees' International B-B Gun Championship and turned out to be the outstanding individual, scoring 362 out of a possible 400 points and leading Norton to the team title.

Jack Renner, a 75-pound golfer from San Diego who already had won 21 tournaments for boys 10 and under, gained the city's junior championship for the third straight time by firing a nine-hole total of 37. At the age of 7 Jack had placed fourth in the tournament.

Dave Scamurra, 13, of Tonawanda, N.Y., completed a sweep of all five 14-and-under titles in three tennis tournaments within two weeks, winning the state junior singles final from his brother Peter, 12, and teaming with Peter to take the doubles championship.

Sandy Wilson, 31, of Palm Beach, Fla., widow of the late hydroplane racer, Don Wilson, was the top performer in the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament. Landing three marlin, she accumulated 1,269 of her winning team's 1,430 points.