Sport: New Ball

Since Jan. 1 the U. S. Golf Association's new ball—.07 oz. lighter, .06 in. bigger— has been official. Golfers who have continued to use the 1.62-oz. 1.62-in. "old" ball have been using a tool of the game as illegitimate now as the sand-wedge or the deep-scored rib-faced iron. But many a player has so continued, waiting for tournament golfers, who had to use the new ball, to give some indication of whether it really took distance off shots, was harder to control. Last week the Professional Golfers Association published a tabulation of...

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