Golf: Oct. 5, 1925

U. S. Professional. Last week a tournament began on the links of the Olympia Fields Club of Chicago. Excepting James Barnes, Willie MacFarlane and MacDonald Smith, every important U. S. professional was entered. Humdrum preliminary play began. Suddenly came an upset: Gene Sarazen dropped out, 8 up and 7 to go, before Jack Burke of Houston.

Sleek Walter Hagen, winner in 1924, began his round against Al Watrous of Grand Rapids, in ragged form. "Plop" went his ball into an impossible lie behind a tree. With a deep-faced mashie he hooked it up,...

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