Once, back in '48, Walsh sought to publicize San Francisco's Cow Palace as a collegiate basketball arena. He fashioned a bow tie out of an honest-to-gosh piece of cowhide (hair and all). This prompted an awe-struck sports editor (Walt Gamage of the Palo Alto Times) to inquire about Walsh's unique collection.
"Oh, this isn't my only bow tie," the ruddy-cheeked Walsh exclaimed, preening his cowhide masterpiece.
"I have an udder one at home!"
M. W. WELDS
I am intrigued by Gene Andersen's tips in TIP FROM THE TOP (SI, July 18). Where do you get a one-and-a-half-wood, a five wood, and a seven-wood? I seem to fit the category.
?Among the pros that sell these clubs are Ben Hogan (The Ben Hogan Co., Pafford St., Fort Worth, Texas); Spencer Murphy (Glen Oaks Country Club, Little Neck, N.Y.) and Stan Thompson (Stan Thompson Golf Club Co., 275 South La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills, Calif.)—ED.
OH HAPPY, HAPPY KNOLL
To hook a tuna from the sea,
To ride to hounds o'er the lea,
To trap a tiger in a far countree—
Nay, none of these appeal to me,
But a Happy Knoller would I be.
?To hook a shot right off the tee,
To ride electric vehicles wee,
To trap—in sand; so wishes he.
Such things we can provide for free—A Happy Knoller he shall be.—ED.
As a member of the younger generation, I realize that the recent coming-out party for Alicia Bledsoe will add many obstacles to the granting of my request. But let's hope Mr. Bledsoe paid for the breakage and I get my card.