Sport: Ladies in England

U. S. women golfers had a good excuse for not winning the British championship a few years ago. They had to play against Joyce Wethered, indisputably the ablest lady player in the world. Since Joyce Wethered has stopped bothering to win ladies' championships, U. S. women have had a chance. The chance seemed better than ever last fortnight when Maureen Orcutt won, with a 151, the medal in the first qualifying rounds ever held before a British Women's amateur championship. Six other members of a U. S. team that had beaten England...

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