Sport: Battle on the Greens

From the start, the big (6 ft., 190 lbs.), crew-cropped junior from Ohio State approached last week's 59th U.S. Amateur at the Broadmoor Golf Club in Colorado Springs as though it were just a casual round with his buddies back home in Columbus. Jack Nicklaus, 19, joked with opponents and officials alike, was undaunted by the tricky greens of the 7,010-yd. course hacked out of the eastern slope of the Rampart Range, 6,500 ft. above sea level. Because of the backdrop of jagged peaks, some level greens seemed to slope uphill, some uphill greens...

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