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68 O'Meara Makes His Mark
Mark O'Meara, big in winnings but never a big winner, hung tough to finally earn a big title—the Crosby Pro-Am
by Barry McDermott

74 He Did A Bang-Up Job
Brian Boitano gave it his best shot, and when the smoke had cleared, he'd won the U.S. men's figure skating title
by Bob Ottum

76 Mighty Sweet Music In Memphis
All-America Keith Lee and his hometown band have 17-1 Memphis State soaring toward the top of the charts
by Curry Kirkpatrick

84 Their Cup Runneth Over
Wresting the America's Cup from the U.S. gave Australians a new sense of pride and the prospect of a rousing defense
by Sarah Ballard

The splendid beaches and intriguing interior Down Under provide a varied backdrop for our swimsuit spectacular 102
by Jule Campbell, with photographs by Brian Lanker

Thousands of Aussie athletes compete by land and by sea in the highly macho—but useful—sport of surf lifesaving 132
by Gary Smith


63 Scorecard
160 College Basketball
168 TV/Radio
215 For The Record
216 19th Hole

Cover photograph by Brian Lanker



LEADING OFF: Heigh-ho! Heigh-ho! It's off to Australia we go for a warming look at boats, beaches and the latest swimsuits. Here Kathy Ireland, in a bikini by Monika Tilley for Christie Brinkley swimwear ($32), gets a lift from surf lifesavers at Cronulla Beach.