Sport: The Iceman Winneth

The smallest golfer in the crowd put all his 135 Ibs. behind one all-out swing. The ball screamed down the fairway, stopped 275 yards away. Ben Hogan was satisfied with his drive. That was the only shot in a tournament that he really enjoyed.

The rest of the winter's first big tourney, the $7,500 North & South Open at swanky Pinehurst last week, was uphill work for Hogan against his old enemy—himself. Ben froze a tabby-cat grin on his face, paid no attention to anyone else's score. He walked fast; a hare-&-hounds trail of...

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