Sport: Winter's Last Licks

With week-by-week regularity, a baby-faced golfer and a sawed-off miler have made the other boys feel like giving up and going home. Last week, they took one last lick at winter pickings:

¶ At Atlanta, Byron Nelson putted with mechanical magic up to 45 feet, chopped 13 strokes off par for a 72-hole total of 263, never drew a deep breath as he won the last (and his fourth straight) tourney of the winter circuit. The victory upped his 1945 earnings to $17,857, gave him an eight-to-six edge in tournaments won over capable...

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