Sport: Texas' Golf Masters

Only topnotchers, past & present, are invited to compete in the annual Augusta Masters Golf Tournament, inaugurated to commemorate Bobby Jones's unparalleled Grand Slam of 1930—victory in the U. S.

Amateur, U. S. Open, British Amateur, British Open. Last week, when America's Big Shots began marching through Georgia's pine-lined, Jones-designed National Golf Club course, there were four co-favorites in the field of 59: stoic Byron Nelson, U. S. Open champion; stolid Ralph Guldahl, two-time (1937-38) U. S. Open champion; happy-go-lucky Jimmy Demaret, winner of five of the twelve tournaments in the recently concluded winter circuit; and breezy Ben Hogan, winner of the...

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