Sport: Good-Time Jimmy

When a gale blows up and the course is soggy with rain, the grim men who play big-time golf are apt to mutter: "It's a Demaret day." Like a mud-running race horse, Jimmy Demaret (pronounced demerit) always seems to do his best when conditions are worst.

This week, with 28 tournaments behind him and another winter circuit about to begin, Jimmy Demaret is, at present, 1947's most successful pro golfer. His 1947 earnings to date are $23,636, which gives him a slight lead over South Africa's Bobby Locke ($22,927) and fellow-Texan Ben Hogan ($22,310)....

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