Sport: Coming of Age at 30

Fairway pundits have been trying to explain what makes Tom Weiskopf tick ever since he joined the professional golf tour in 1964. It became a clubhouse cliche that the rangy (6 ft. 3 in.) blond with the sweet swing had all the moves but none of the grit, cool or concentration of a true star. "We worry about Tom a lot," said one tour veteran. "We wonder if you looked in his ear whether you'd see daylight or cartoons or something."

This season the wondering has turned to wonderment as Weiskopf has put together the most spectacular streak since Byron Nelson took...

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