Sport: Tactics

Golfers at Walton Heath, England, enviously congratulated one A. D. Broughton. He had won a match from one B. H. Jobson, using tactics described by an observer as follows:

"He waved his club 52 times before making an iron shot on the ninth hole. Just before this he scored 51 waggles with his brassie on the eighth.

"Broughton waggled through four phases in his record performance. He started waggling rather slowly. The speed of the clubhead increased, then died down. He looked up, surveyed the scenery and then repeated the performance. The third phase...

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