Sport: It's Just Luck

In Glenview, Ill., last week a golf pro named Cyril Wagner, pooh-poohing the failure of a Michigan City colleague to make a hole-in-one after 17 hours of trying the week before, made a locker-room bet ($325 against a brand new automobile) that he could not only make one hole-in-one but two of them within 24 hours. Accompanied by three suitcases of balls, six caddies and two scorekeepers, he took his stance on the 17th tee of the Elmgate Country Club at 8:15 in the evening, began to wham away — at the rate of three drives a minute. At 12:20, on...

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