Sport: Little Poison

Except for five-time Champion Walter Hagen, who preferred the sidelines after his recently completed round-the-world exhibition tour, and onetime Champion Tommy Armour, who was ill, all the topflight professional golfers of the U. S. met last week in the Poconos, on the Shawnee Country Club course. It was their one big match-play tournament of the year: the championship of the Professional Golfers Association.

Accustomed to playing against the Scoreboard in their year-round circuit of medal-play tournaments, many an able pro succumbs to fluttering nerves in a man-to-man contest. But to most U. S. pros there is a hobgoblin even more terrifying: a...

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