Sport: Western Open

With Bobby Jones safely in the South, potent golfers played for the Western Open Championship. Walter Hagen scored an early 67, breaking the course record over the Olympia fields No. 1 course, Chicago, by 2 strokes, par by 5. Laurie Ayton of Evanston had one phenomenal nine of 32. Hagen was steadiest; with a 75 on his last round he scored 281, a fraction over even 70's for four rounds; won the title by 4 strokes. Al

Espinosa and Bill Melhorn tied for second. The best amateur was Chick Evans, tied for fifth with...

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