Sport: Par For Women

U. S. women golfers are getting better. Their scores are lower because, learning how to hit harder, they have overcome as never before their chief difficulty—getting distance. At the national championship at the Los Angeles Country Club last month they were hitting drives and irons as far as most middling-handicap men players. Last week the Women's Committee of the U. S. Golf Association made a new standard of what is par, basing their estimate on the way the competitors played at Los Angeles. Holes of more than 500 yd. used to be...

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