Sport: Who Won

¶ The U.S. Walker Cup team, for the twelfth time in 13 tries, over the British, 6-3; at Birkdale, England. Though the British players, in their best showing since their only victory of the series in 1938, managed to upset the three top U.S. players (Captain Willie Turnesa, Frank Stranahan and Charlie Coe) in the final singles, Dick Chapman, Bill Campbell, Sam Urzetta and Jim McHale came through to clinch the cup. ¶ The University of Washington crew, perennial powerhouse of U.S. rowing, the Pacific Coast championship, over California and Stanford; at Seattle. ¶ The Yale crew, the Carnegie Cup,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!