Sport: The Big Open

It was no country for old men. Ben Hogan, 46, shared the lead in the first round, but could not stand the pace. Sam Snead, 45, got hot for one three-under-par round, then subsided. By the final 18 holes of the U.S. Open golf tournament at the Winged Foot Country Club course in suburban Mamaroneck, N.Y., young (27) Bill Casper Jr. held a three-stroke lead. On the last day Bill Casper, golf's best putter, bogeyed three of the last eight holes, but finished with a 72-hole total of 282, two over par. Then he...

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