Sport: Circuit Rider

U.S. Open Champion Ben Hogan was Sticking to his grand design (TIME, Jan. 10). The other pros could make the full winter circuit; "Little Ice Water" would take what he could get in four tournaments, then rest until spring.

Warming up on the Los Angeles Open early last month, Ben had come in behind Lloyd Mangrum and nine others. But as he sank his final putt for a birdie, he promised: "Things are going to get better." A week later, Ben won the Bing Crosby invitation tournament. At Long Beach the week after, he won again. On the 18th green he...

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