Sport: Bulla and His Ball

Four years ago, two young golf pros went shares on a jalopy and started out on the winter golf circuit. One was Sam Snead of Hot Springs, Va. The other was Johnny Bulla of Burlington, N. C. "Let's split our winnings," said Snead. "Heck, no!" said Bulla. That year Sam Snead burned up the Southern fairways, won $10,000 in prize money. Bulla barely made his expenses: $1 ,000.

Last fortnight Snead and Bulla, still traveling together, arrived in Los Angeles for the first stand in the 1941 tour: the $10,000 Los Angeles Open. Snead, known as the best shotmaker in the...

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