CONTENTS

July 15, 1990

18
NINE'S SO FINE!
Martina Navratilova made Centre Court at Wimbledon hers alone by winning a record ninth championship
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

26
WINNING UGLY IN ROME
In perhaps the unloveliest World Cup final ever, West Germany finally prevailed over Argentina
BY CLIVE GAMMON

34
BASEBALL AT MIDSEASON
The first half of the 1990 season was plagued by patchy pitching and enlivened by some real hot Sox
BY TIM KURKJIAN

The Golf Boom

44
HOW I BEAT THE VEEP
With a little (O.K., lots of) help from a pro, the author beat golfing ace Dan Quayle
BY RICK REILLY

60
PLAYING GOD
The Almighty rested now and again, but today's in-demand course architects never stop
BY JOHN GARRITY

70
MEA CULPA
PGA Tour commissioner Dean Beman, father of stadium golf, says his baby has grown too big
BY JOHN GARRITY

78
KEEPER OF THE FLAME
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews is the game's vigilant custodian—and more
BY JOHN GARRITY

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

13
SCORECARD

90
INSIDE THE NFL

97
FOR THE RECORD

98
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID WALBERG

PHOTOJOHN BIEVER

DOUBLE DIP: While a black-clad frogman/ photographer lurked nearby, 26-year-old twins Karen (top) and Sarah Josephson smiled and stroked their way to the synchronized swimming gold at the Olympic Festival in Minneapolis.

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)