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12 Murder on a Moor
Arnold Palmer committed mayhem on Scotland's Old Troon course as he defended his British Open title

18 A Double Victory for the Hatmaker
Emile Griffith had to heat Ralph Dupas and his own fears to retain the welterweight championship in Las Vegas

20 A Lady's Brief Distress
With mast snapped short and sails awry, the onetime queen of the sea was a mess—but she may have good days ahead

22 Wettest Spot in Phoenix
The story of a small, determined man who runs a water hole full of champions and ambitious duffers

28 Golf Is a Violent Game
Further proof by the pros—in color—that for them the sport is far from a peaceful and pastoral pursuit

34 Hard-Luck Haberdashery
The package tour to Vegas can be bought for the price of a hat, but the final cost may include one's shirt

42 Fire on the Island
Residents of a barrier beach are gathering to resist the onslaught of steamrollers and concrete mixers

44 The Big Boys Are Back in Step
A pair of famous horses return to their winning ways to highlight a half-million-dollar day in stake races

48 Lovely Sea of Pi√π Tardi
On a voyage from Portofino to Capri, Carleton Mitchell learns the Italian sailor's working motto—"later"

The departments

8 Scorecard
40 Baseball
42 Conservation
44 Horse Racing
47 Bridge
56 Baseball's Week
57 For the Record
58 19th Hole

Cover photograph by John G. Zimmerman

Acknowledgments on page 57















Next week

The U.S. and Russian track teams come together in Palo Alto. Tex Maule reports on this meeting, in which each side is loaded with a full battery of world record holders.

The first round of trials over, Carleton Mitchell evaluates the four U.S. 12-meter boats in competition for the honor of defending the America's Cup against Australia.

A cheery, beery train ride takes a bunch of the boys from Devils Lake, N. Dak. to see their new heroes, the Minnesota Twins, play the Yankees, Gerald Holland goes along.