Sport: Scoreboard, Sep. 7, 1953

¶ In West Barrington. R.I., Confederate flags replaced the traditional red flags used to show where tournament players' golf balls lie in the rough. In the all-Southern final of the National Women's Amateur golf championship were Fort Worth's Polly Riley. 27, and Mary Lena Faulk. 27. of Thomasville, Ga. After firing a brilliant morning round of 73 strokes at the Rhode Island Country Club (women's par: 74), Georgia's Faulk wobbled somewhat in the broiling (100°) afternoon, but held enough of her morning edge to beat Texan Riley, 3 and 2.

¶ At Roosevelt Raceway,...

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