Sport: Padgham

Alfred Padgham is a tall, impassive Englishman who looks like Boris Karloff, plays golf as if it bored him. Bored or not, he does it better than anyone else in England. For winning four major tournaments in a row, bookmakers made Padgham favorite to win the British Open championship. At Hoylake, the Royal Liverpool Golf Club's course famed for its length (7,078 yd.), he last week set out to do so.

After a 73 and 72 on the first two days, Golfer Padgham stored his clubs in the golf-shop. Next morning, ready to leave the...

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