Golf: Mar. 19, 1928

Handsome, stocky, dark, and dapper, Gene Sarazen, walked round a golf course at Nassau with dour Johnny Farrell, voted the best dressed U. S. golfer. At the ninth hole Sarazen was a stroke behind. At the seventeenth he was all even. He sank his approach shot on the eighteenth for a birdie 2. Farrell's 15-foot putt hit the back of the cup and bounced out. Sarazen, who goes to Nassau yearly for a sunburn, had won the open championship of the Bahama Islands. In St. Augustine, Fla., Glenna Collett, favorite daughter of Providence, R. I., and of Robert Collett, onetime six-day...

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