Sport: Happiest Man Alive

A chartered, twin-engined plane circled the golf courses around Davenport, Iowa one bright morning last week, then landed at the city's new airport. Above a nearby hangar streamed a banner proclaiming: "Congratulations, we're proud of you, Jack." Below the banner hung a 20-ft. cardboard putter. Out stepped a lanky, lean, tired man in blue slacks and white sweater. A thousand welcomers cheered. Unashamedly, the weary man wept. Jack Fleck, 32, a week after leaving Davenport as one of the nation's most obscure golf pros, was home as the city's No. 1 citizen —rocketed...

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