Sport: At Five Farms

Down from Canada 26 years ago marched a thick-wristed, heavyset golfer named George S. Lyon to make a bid for the U. S. amateur championship. He was stopped in the finals by Eben Byers, who died last spring of radium-water poisoning (TIME, April 11). That was the nearest Canada ever came to the title until last week when Charles Ross Somerville of London, Ont. emerged at the head of a field of 154 starters at Five Farms near Baltimore. After the first round of match play, Robert Tyre Jones Jr., an observer in a...

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