Sport: After Ten Years

The U.S. Amateur golf championship is almost anybody's tournament: not since Lawson Little (who won in 1934 and 1935) has a golfer taken the title two years in a row. At the Memphis Country Club last week, five former titleholders were among the 210 golfers seeking the crown of California's Defending Champion Robert H. ("Skee") Riegel.

Not all the crowd-pullers were ex-champions. The biggest gallery followed cocky Frank Stranahan, 26, the muscular millionaire Ohio playboy who won the British Amateur championship this year. And Spectator Bobby Jones, the onetime nonpareil (he won the U.S....

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