Sport: Short Triumph

Ex-G.I. Stewart Alexander, 27, strode into Philadelphia's Cedarbrook Country Club locker room wearing an ear-to-ear grin. His score—a five-under-par 66—broke the three-year-old course record in the first round of last week's $15,000 Inquirer Invitation Tourney. Fellow golfers shook his hand and slapped his back. Just when he was beginning to enjoy prosperity, the crash came. Veteran Ben Hogan, finishing three hours later over the damp fairways, entered the locker room triumphantly. He had just scored six under par, shooting six birdies and a big wide hole in Alexander's brand-new record.


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