Sport: At Hot Springs

Maureen Orcutt broke 82, women's par, three days running; Glenna Collett played the first nine in even fours, three days running, last year's woman champion; Miriam Burns Tyson, went out in the first round; Marion Hollins and Dorothy Campbell Kurd stayed for the third round. A mob of female golfers failed to qualify and spent the ensuing days of the Women's National Championship Tournament waddling around the course at Hot Springs, Va., patrolling the gallery. This last was composed largely of strangely corpulent old men. There was nothing very exciting about the first days of the Women's National.

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