Golf: Jul. 27, 1925

Western Amateur. Last week at Detroit a bright-gleaming comet flashed across the golfing firmament, followed by a heavy shower of falling stars.

In the qualifying round of the Western Amateur Championship, dextrous Dexter Cummings of Omventsia (Lake Forest, Ill.), onetime Intercollegiate Champion (1923, 1924), bore witness to his manhood (last month he was graduated by Yale University) by bashing his way around the 6,780-yard Lochmoor links in 68 strokes. After a good night's sleep, he strode forth again and bashed out a 70—138 for 36 holes, a "world's record" for tournament play.


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