Sport: First at 15

At the Philadelphia Country Club last week, girl golfers under 18 competed in the first national Girls Junior Championship. They broke no course records, but the best of them would have given any adult male ten-handicapper a tough scrap.

In the finals, Marlene Bauer, a pretty blonde 15-year-old from Los Angeles, was pitted against Barbara Bruning, 17, of White Plains, N.Y. Marlene won on the last hole, carding a neat 77. Daughter of a former golf-range owner, she hits 200 yards off the tee, has other strokes to match.

Delighted with the tournament, the sponsoring U.S. Golf Association promised to have one every...

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