Sport: Augusta National

Robert Tyre Jones II, for whom Georgia has killed a great many fatted calves, last week opened a new golf course of his own planning, the Augusta National. The course—6,700 yd. from the back tees —was designed by Golf Architect Allister MacKenzie, with Jones's help. Intended to be the "ideal course" for both experts and dubs, it contained only 22 traps. Its appearance—rolling ground in a pleasant valley edged by pine trees—suggested that another Bobby Jones, Stage Designer Robert Edmond Jones, had done the settings. Jones escorted foursomes of new members...

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