Sport: Green Pastures

When golf's self-styled experts made early book on the P.G.A. Championships at Akron, Ohio last week, the man most everyone overlooked was Junius Joseph Hebert (pronounced: Eh-bear), 37, brother of 1957 P.G.A. winner Lionel Hebert. A handsome, black-haired playboy, he had a record as a perennial also-ran with only a scattering of victories in his 12-year career.

Arnold Palmer, U.S. Open and Masters champion, was a heavy 3-1 choice to win: aging Ben Hogan and ageless Sam Snead were the sentimental favorites. The oddsmakers failed to figure the crushing impact of the course—or...

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