Sport: It Happened in Chicago

In The Netherlands, Golfer Gerard de Wit is in a class by himself, has won the professional championship five times. Last month he had his first look at tournament golf, U.S. style. Back in The Hague last week, still a little dazed by it all, he told his countrymen about Chicago's "world championship" tournament (in which he finished last, with a four-round total of 313).

"Forty-five thousand people came out for the tournament, and that wouldn't be so bad if they stood still, but they keep running around. Sometimes they get in front of you just as you're about to hit...

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