Sport: British Open

Only two amateurs in history have won the British Open Championship: the first, was Harold Hilton who won it in 1897; the second is Robert Tyre Jones.

It was a bad tournament for the British. One by one they dropped behind, Sir Ernest Holderness, Cyril Tolley, Robert Scott, Abe Mitchell, and the three men within striking distance of the winning score were Americans—Jones, Hagen, Al Watrous. From the first tee of the course at St. Ann's they drove off to play the last 36 holes, Jones paired with Watrous, Hagen follow-ing behind.

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