Sport: Five Pros for the Future

EVERY golf season has its implausible, unexpected tournament winners, but 1971 has been something special. First of all, J.C. (for Jesse Carlyle) Snead, 29, a nephew of Golfing Great Sam Snead and a onetime minor league outfielder who was No. 112 on the P.G.A. money list last year, made himself $52,000 richer by finishing No. 1 in both the Tucson and Doral-Eastern Opens. Then Brian Allin, 26, a redheaded rookie who weighs all of 145 Ibs., won the $38,000 top prize in the Greater Greensboro Open. Hubert Green, 24, yet another rookie, made off with $25,000 by winning the Houston Invitational.


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