Sport: Boom on the Links

Despite the blighting effects of war, U.S. tournament golf is enjoying an unprecedented boom. Fortnight ago professionals who were still free to travel finished the spring circuit with some record scores. Last week they set out on the summer circuit after some record prizes.

For this phenomenon two veterans too ill for military service are chiefly responsible. So far this year the duel between Jug McSpaden (35, sinus) and Byron Nelson (32, hemophilia) is the longest stretch of consistently great golf in almost half a century.

McSpaden set the terrific pace in Los...

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