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Walter Hagen always smiles for the camera. When he talks to his caddy, when he sits down to lunch, when he strolls in the wake of his drives, his face relaxes into large curves of good nature. Thus he looked when he arrived, half an hour late, at the St. George's Hill Club, Weybridge, England, to play the second half of a match with Abe Mitchell for a prize of £500.* He was at that point four holes behind.

He won the second hole when Mitchell bunkered an iron shot. He won...

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