Sport: Where Father Left Off

The hottest golfer in this winter's tournament circuit is also the nation's most promising young pro. Jack Burke, a stockily handsome Texan and a golfer for 22 of his 29 years, had won, up to last week, the last three Professional Golf Association contests—the Texas, Houston and Baton Rouge Opens—with his combined scores a dazzling 44 under par. His winnings ($6,720) were tops for 1952.

His name fills oldtimers with nostalgia: Jack Burke Sr. was a pro who came close to glory by tying for second money in the 1920 U.S. Open. Better known...

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