Sport: Prize for a Popcorn Hitter

The way Dave Stockton tells it, he was approaching the 17th green in the final round of last week's P.O.A. championship when he looked up and found himself surrounded by Arnold Palmer fans. "Everybody was yelling 'Yea, Arnie!' Then some little kid whispered 'Come on, Dave,' and one of Arnie's fans said 'Keep quiet.' So I turned around and said, 'Leave him alone; he's doing all right.' "

Stockton may never have a legion of adoring fans like Arnie's Army. Who does? But after his victory last week in one of professional golf's most...

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