Sport: Duffer's Plea

Dwindling manpower, machinery and gasoline may force many a U.S. golf club to close its links before summer ends. One middle-aged addict who wants to prevent this is Walter Prichard Eaton, Yale Drama Associate Professor, who has roamed U.S. fairways for nearly 50 years. In this month's Atlantic Monthly Professor Eaton hazarded a cure: ". . . All we have to do is buy a flock of sheep. They know that already in England."

"Do I hear sniffs of derision?" he asks. "What . . . if the sheep leave a hoof print to spoil...

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