Sport: Golf Comes Back

At Spokane last week a gallery of 10,000, the biggest crowd in the history of the Professional Golfers Association watched the biggest P.G.A. upset since Tom Creavy beat Denny Shute in 1931. Through six sub-par days, the favorite, blond, methodical Veteran Byron Nelson, fought his way to the finals. His opponent there was 29-year-old, balding Bob Hamilton of Evansville, Ind., playing his first major championship while awaiting Army induction.

Hamilton played with deliberation, not to say calculation. More than once he paced off 100 yards to the green, then came back, made a high,...

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