Sport: At Baltusrol

At Short Hills, N. J., a golfer addressed his ball to play the long first hole of the Baltusrol course. The ball disappeared over a highway on his left. He tried another, whacked it after its fellow. A third ball also, journeyed to limbo. A fourth landed on the fairway. The golfer, having now played seven, took 12 for the hole (par 5). He was Robert Gardner, holder of many golf titles, U. S. Walker cup team captain, setting forth to qualify for the national amateur. It was just one of those freak episodes...

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