Sport: Western Amateur

Charles ("Chick") Evans, Jr., established a record for title-holding frequency in golf by winning the Western Amateur championship for the eighth time since 1909. His other years have been 1912, 1914, 1915, 1920, 1921, 1922.

In 1916 Evans, of the phenomenal mashie, shattered precedent by winning both the National Open and Amateur titles in one season. Business and bad putting have kept him out of the foremost rank since 1920, when he last led the country's amateurs.

Jess Sweetser of New York, 1922 amateur champion, led the medal round of the Western Amateur with...

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