Sport: Low, Long & Little

Lowest score on record for 72 holes of tournament golf is 262 by Percy Alliss of England, but this was made in the 1935 Italian Open over a diminutive course at San Remo which, only 5,200 yd. long, is 20% below U. S. championship standard. Lowest 7 2-hole score ever made in competition over a full length course has for the last eight years been famed Bill Mehlhorn's 271 in the 1929 El Paso Open. Last week Mehlhorn's astounding record, which all the best professionals in the world have since failed to equal...

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