Sport: The Course That Jack Built

Trying to beat Jack Nicklaus on his own golf course is like trying to beat Howard Hughes in a Nevada real estate deal. Yet that was the prospect faced by 143 P.G.A. players in the recent $100,000 Heritage Golf Classic at Hilton Head, S.C. The course was designed by Architect Pete Dye in constant consultation with Nicklaus, who, at 29, has been playing some of the best golf of his career. In three outings on the tour this fall, he won the Sahara Invitational and the Kaiser International tournament and finished second in the Hawaiian Open. He figured to be unbeatable...

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