Sport: At Merion

"Let's go over to the next hole. I want to see him play some strokes. He only takes two strokes on this hole," said a young woman standing in the big gallery around the short third (par 3) waiting for Jones to come up. The National Amateur Championship at Merion, near Philadelphia, was still in its early rounds, but the great galleries around Robert Tyre Jones Jr. every minute shared that uniform wish—to see him hit the ball. To see him win the fourth and final event of his tremendous campaign to take all...

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