Sport: Ducking

In Coral Gables, Fla., a crowd of 300 last week set out to watch Olin Dutra, U. S. Open Golf Champion, play his last round in the $12,500 Miami Biltmore Open tournament. Approaching the 17th green, Dutra and his gallery started across a wooden bridge over a canal that intersects the fairway just before the green. Amid a loud splitting of timber the bridge broke. With squeaks, yells, grunts, moans, Dutra and 20 members of the gallery were thrown into the water. Dutra clambered out, helped the others up the bank, lay down...

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