Sport: Public Champion

Andrew Szwedko, a Pittsburgh steelworker, put out defending Champion Pat Abbott, a film extra, in the quarter-finals of the U. S. Public Links Golf Championship on San Francisco's Harding Park course last week. Then Bruce McCormick, a 28-year-old Los Angeles fireman, one-putted on eight consecutive greens to eliminate Steelworker Szwedko in the semi-finals while Don Erickson, a sandy-haired gasworks employe from Alhambra, edged out his fellow Californian, Frank Toronto, a Sacramento truck driver. Beginning the final round, Gas Worker Erickson, who had won the medal with a 36-hole total of 139, was four...