Sport: The Young-Timers

One by one, the old-timers were knocked out. Even Sammy Snead could not survive the tournament's fourth round. When the four semifinalists teed off last week in the Professional Golfers' Association championship in Dayton, Ohio, the gallery fastened on two businesslike young-timers: lean Dow Finsterwald, 27, playing his first P.G.A., and chunky Lionel ("Frenchy") Hebert,* 29, who had never won a major tournament.

From their first drives, the young pros buckled down confidently to the high-pressure match play, a hole-by-hole, pair-by-pair elimination contest in which the player who takes the most holes wins the...

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