USGA Senior Amateur History

Ali won't serve; loses boxing title

First Black gets Supreme Court seat

The first heart transplant performed

1967

Raymond Palmer, 55, of Lincoln Park, Mich., won the Championship the first year he was eligible. In the final he defeated Walter D. Bronson, of Chicago, 3 and 2, at the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y.

Dexter H. Daniels, of Winter Haven Fla., the defending Champion, failed to qualify for match play. Palmer, J. Wolcott Brown, of Sea Girt, N.J., and David Goldman, Sr., of Dallas, tied for medalist with 153.