Sport: Arnie's Desert Campaign

Spiro T. Agnew is a tough man to upstage—even on a golf course. True to form, the Vice President stole Act I at the $140,000 Bob Hope Desert Classic in Palm Springs with a dramatic pair of tee shots, both of which sliced into the gallery, causing something of a stir. But the closing curtain and encore went to an equally renowned performer: Arnold Palmer. In the kind of cliffhanging finish for which he is famous, Palmer coolly rammed home an 18-ft. putt on the first hole of a sudden-death play-off last week to defeat Ray Floyd and pick up...

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