Sport: At Cincinnati

In the qualifying rounds for the U. S. Amateur Golf Championship at Cincinnati's Kenwood Country Club two extraordinary things happened last week. Willowy young Johnny Fischer, who last year tied the qualifying record of 142 set by D. Clarke Corkran in 1924 and equaled twice by Bobby Jones, went out and broke it with 72-69—141. Twelve able golfers who had sighed happily that day when they posted handsome cards of 150, next morning found themselves on the first tee at 8 o'clock to play off for the last eight places in the field.


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