''We love debate of opinion,'' Rugge said. ''But we just want everyone to deal with the same set of facts.''Sid Dorfman in the Newark Crime Ledger edits the myths a bit and also talks to hometown boy Rugge.
The desirable length for a good course is from 6,000 to 6,400 yards. But bear in mind that it is quality, not quantity, that counts. In my work I repeatedly have had trouble making committees see the force of this. They seem possessed with the idea that length is the main desideratum. It is beyond all argument that many a long course is noticeably uninteresting, in contrast to shorter ones that are well thought-out and skillfully constructed. DONALD ROSS