Sport: Round & 'Round

Stepping on the 5,900-yard Oakley Country Club links at 4:24 a. m., James A. McLaughlin, 35-year-old Harvard law professor, set out to win a bet that he could not play 126 holes (seven rounds) of golf in twelve hours without extending himself. Able Mr. McLaughlin surpassed his estimate, played 130 holes in 11 hours, 21 minutes, finished in good condition. And, what is more, he averaged a fraction under 82 strokes for each round. His pedometer showed that he had walked 36 miles. Strong men and duffers were awed.


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