Sport: At St. Anne's

For one appalling moment last week, William Lawson Little Jr. stood on the golf course at St. Anne's-on-the-Sea and watched his opponent in the final of the British Amateur Championship putt on the last green. If the ball went into the cup, it meant that their match was all even. If it stayed out, it meant that Little had done what only one golfer, Harold Hilton in 1900 and 1901, had done in this century: won the British Amateur two years in a row. In those protracted seconds while the ball was rolling smoothly...

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