Sport: High Wind at Riviera

A hundred of the nation's best golfers shivered and pulled on wool mittens between shots. It was hardly the weather they had expected for the $15,000 Los Angeles Open, played down the sleek Riviera Country Club course. High winds raised hob with tee shots, and one afternoon came bursts of hail and sleet—and then snow. Defending Champ Ben Hogan (TIME, Jan. 10) started off as badly as the weather, and got worse.

He wasn't his old self off the tees, and in the third day's round a gasp of disbelief went up from his gallery when he took four putts on...

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