Golf: I Feel Awful

Golfers have a curious way of paying their respects to a course. They cry. For last week's U.S. Open, St. Louis' Bellerive Country Club was stretched out to 7,191 yds., longest in the tournament's history: one hole (the 17th) measured 606 yds. from tee to green. "Ridiculous," said Julius Boros. Another pro wailed that the fairways were so narrow, "you have to walk them single file." Ditches and water hazards bisected twelve of the 18 holes—to say nothing of 74 sand traps, 6-in.-deep Bermuda rough, and the big, slick greens. Complained one...

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