Sport: I Told You So

Eighteen years ago, on the eve of the U. S. Open at Skokie, stocky Gene Sarazen, a 20-year-old ex-caddy, calmly announced to his locker-roommates that he was going to win America's No. i golf tournament.

He did—coming from behind with a breathtaking final-round 68. Ten years later, at Fresh Meadow, Sarazen won the National Open again—playing the last 18 holes in 66. Last week, on the eve of the 44th U. S. Open, held on Cleveland's dog-tiring, wind-tricky Canterbury links, 38-year Oldster Sarazen, preparing to tee off in his 21st Open, made another...

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