Sport: British Golf

The British amateur golf championship at Hoylake last week was not provocative of hullabaloo, hysteria or any other characteristic of over-heated sport. It was an almost pastoral scene of "grand old men," canny young Scots, a few U. S. lads, distinguished British physicians, golf theorists, golf champions enjoying an ancient game.

There was Harold Horsfall Hilton, 58, editor of Golf Illustrated, four-time amateur champion, twice open champion, who was out to win his 100th match in title play. He still had his oldtime precision, but his drives had lost their ginger. He...

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