Golf: Welcome to the Club

There are football All-Americas, basketball All-Americas, baseball All-Americas, hockey All-Americas, soccer All-Americas, lacrosse All-Americas, little All-Americas, high school All-Americas, silver All-Americas, sometime All-Americas and all-time All-Americas. Who needs another All-America team? Golfers, apparently.

At least that was what Golf magazine thought. Last week, after polling 400 sportswriters, it came up with a 1964 All-America Golf Team. It was a little tricky, because golf—man v. himself—is hardly a team sport. But that was solved by rooting through the golfer's bag and picking players for their proficiency with specific clubs. Jack Nicklaus thereby...