Sport: Temper Gets One Nowhere'

Moon-faced Bobby Locke is not a colorful golfer; he works away at his profession with the dull precision of a man punching rivets in an assembly line. In the early rounds of a tournament, few spectators follow him around. But when he shows up in the final round, Bobby Locke is apt to get the crowds at his heels. They like to watch a winner, and the rotund South African has been winning British tournaments with mass-production regularity.

For the British Open Championship in Scotland last week, Defending Champion Locke made careful preparations. A fortnight ahead of time, he was out practicing...

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