National Affairs: On Public Links

Public golf courses are dangerous places. Etiquet is not observed as closely as at private clubs. There is a good deal of driving into the players ahead, club-throwing after bad shots, teeing-up-on-the-fairway, kicking the ball in the rough, cursing, gouging of divots. But even public links golfers know that automobiles should not drive across golf courses. One afternoon last week, when a car suddenly burst through some shrubbery and went careening across the Cherry Ridge links in Elyria, Ohio, scores of public linksmen, hurrying around to get through before dinner, grew righteously, furiously...

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