Sport: Eight-Inch Cups

Golfers, perpetually exasperated at themselves, are never satisfied with their equipment. Four years ago they all took up steel shafts. Three years ago they squabbled about sand-wedges. Two years ago they were troubled by the balloon ball. Three weeks ago a new subject for contention arose when Gene Sarazen, British and U. S. Open champion, ill of influenza in a Santa Monica hospital, took it upon himself to suggest that the cups on putting greens be enlarged from 4¼ in. to 8 in. Reason: "A crack player and one just average are playing. The...

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