Sport: Scoreboard, Jul. 25, 1955

¶Frenchmen celebrated Bastille Day everywhere but on the fairways of La Boulie golf course near suburban Versailles. There Byron Nelson, 43, the tall, greying Texan who won the U.S. Open championship back in 1939, showed his old touch on the greens and his old straight skill off the tee, to take the French Open championship with a 17-under-par 271. Last American to take the title: Walter Hagen in 1920.

¶Ever since his This Week magazine article admitting that he had accepted pay for playing amateur tennis (TIME, May 30), former U.S. Singles Champion Jack Kramer has been getting the cold shoulder from...

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