Golf: Tough Way to Make 100 Grand

On the 18th green at Louisiana's Oakbourne Country Club, Gay Brewer marked his ball and turned to Jack Nicklaus. "What's it worth to you," he asked, "if I miss this putt?" Nicklaus solemnly reached into his pocket, pulled out a money clip crammed with bills, and held it out to Brewer. Brewer chuckled impishly, lined up his putt—a straight-in 15-footer—and missed. It was a fitting climax to pro golf's 1964 season, a wacky eleven months in which a reformed rake named Tony Lema won four tournaments in six incredible weeks; in which Old (35) Master Arnold Palmer won his...

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