Rivals

April 25, 2004

"Love thy enemy" is a sentiment that never got much traction in
sports, but SI photographer Walter Iooss Jr. brought together
some of the most compelling rivals of the last 50 years, giving
them a chance to briefly turn the other cheek ... and turn back
the clock.

COLOR PHOTO: NEIL LEIFER Muhammad Ali--Joe Frazier Their battles outside the ropes were almost as vicious as theirepic fights, but they're all punched out now, and fighting out ofthe same corner. B/W PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPHS BY WALTER IOOSS JR. [See caption above] B/W PHOTO: JOHN DOMINIS/TIME LIFE PICTURES/GETTY IMAGES Jack Nicklaus--Arnold Palmer This was the classiest of rivalries--never a public spat, never a cheap shot, and the only KO punch either man landed was with aputter.
COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPHS BY WALTER IOOSS JR. [See caption above] COLOR PHOTO: CHUCK SOLOMON Nomar Garciaparra--Derek Jeter They couldn't get together in a studio--blame it on schedulingconflicts, not animus, they insist--so they were joined in adarkroom. The rivalry continues.... COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPHS BY WALTER IOOSS JR. [See caption above]

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)