Golf: Murph the Girth

To the dismay of television producers, all touring golf pros do not look like Arnold Palmer or Doug Sanders. In fact, a great many of them roundly defy the pat promotional image of the lean, handsome man-about-the-links. Stoutness is not only stylish on the tour these days, it seems to be a prerequisite for success. Witness Jack Nicklaus, Julius Boros and Lee Trevino, who have together won five tournaments this year and a combined total of $391,802. It is enough to make Minnesota Fats want to trade in his cue for a niblick....