Sport: Smote

In the Metropolitan Open Golf Tournament, after beginning the final round three strokes behind small swart MacDonald Smith , small swart Gene Sarazen regained the three strokes and three more, seemed to have the crown in the bottom of his immense bag. Then, on the last two holes, came a three-putt green and a fumbled approach, and he and Smith were tied .

Sunday morning, Smith and Sarazen arose refreshed, smote pock—marked spheres, tied again with two 70's .

Sunday afternoon Smith and Sarazen arose from lunch again refreshed, again smote spheres , again tied with two 72's ....

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