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VOL. XIII, No. 18.
SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 2, 1910,
ALEXANDER ROSS WINS OPEN
Phenomenal 68 Captures Championship
in Professional Tourney.
Total for the Hound Is One Hundred
and Forty-one Three Strokes
Ahead of Gilbert NlcholU.
; LEXANDER Ross of
the local club, captured
the Open Championship
of the United North
and South golf tourna
ment with a spectacular
card of one hundred and forty-one, a
fast seventy-three and a "phenomenal
sixty-eight. Pegging away at his heels
was Gilbert Nicholls who was second in
one hundred and forty-four, with Fred
McLeod third in one hundred and forty-
eight and Willie Anderson fourth in
one hundred and forty-nine; the bal
ance of the field in full cry ! The cards :
OUT-4 4 5 4 5 2 4 4 335
IN 4 5 4 4 5 4 4 8 5-3873
OUT-4 4 3 3 4 3 5 3 534
In -5 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 4-34-68-141
4 4 5 4 3 5 4 2-35
4 4 4 4 4 4 3 43570
4 4 5 4 3 6 4 5-39
4 3 4 4 4 4 . 3 535-74-144
OUT-5 5 4 5 '6 3 4 3 3-38
In -4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 43674
OUT-4 4 5 5 4 3 5 4 3-37
In -4 654434 3 43774-118
"A marvelous round marvelous "
was the comment of Waiter J. Travis on
Alex's record breaking sixty-eight, some
idea of which can be gained by the
following terse description of play by
lus brother Donald :
No. 1 Long straight drive, mashie to
green, two putts 4 408 yards.
No. 2 Exceptionally long tee shot,
leaving short pitch to green, missed a
short putt for 3, down in 4 425 yards.
No. 3 Clean straight tee shot laying
seventy-five yard approach dead 3 365
yards. . '
No. 4 Long tee shot against wind,
mashie to edge of green, holing a
twenty foot putt 3 325 yards.
No. 5 Tee shot clean and straight,
widiron to edge of green, two putts i
No. 6 Mashie to green, long putt
lipping the hole for a 2, down in 3145
No. 7 Long tee shot against wind,
brassie hooked into long grass, playing
out with a good clean mashie shot to
twenty-five yards of green, the run up
or fourth shot was short, but holed a
long putt for 5537 yards.
No. 8 A driving iron shot from the
tee laying ball on to green, two putts
3 220 yards.
No. 9 Mashie shot from tee hooked
badly into "whiskers" taking two niblic
shots to recover and two putts 5 140
TOTAL out 34.
fine mashie shot to green. Just f aili
ing to hole a puttfor three, down in 4
No. 13 Drive placed well up toward
the slope, a run up to the green, and
two putts 4 318 yards.
No. 14 Drive down the centre of the
course. Iron straight for the pin, but
a few feet short of green, approach putt
dead 4 r422 yards.
No. 15 Iron shot to green, long putt
played too strong, leaving a five foot
t : : :
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C. L. BECKEK 6. H. CROCKER.
Rnnnnr.ut) and Winner of Annual Club Champlonslilp Golf Tournament.
No. 10 Tee shot well up the hill, iron
shot to the edge of green, failing to lay
long putt dead, required two putts 5
0 ii Very long drive into wind,
leaving only a short run up to green,
and holing a twenty-five foot putt
for 3425 yards. .
No. 12 Tee shot sliced just into road
on right, recovered with a remarkably
putt for a three and missed 4 212
No. 16 A tee shot of such length and
fine direction that the run up to green
was easy, leaving only a four foot putt
for 3387 yards.
No. 17 Straight iron shot to the edge
of green, and two putts 3 165 yards.
No. 18 Very straight and long drive,
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GOLFERS OF CLASS COMPETE
Opening Event of the Championship
Tournament Attracts Fast Field.
Amateur Champion Gardner and for
mer IlritUh and American Cham
pion TravU Head Ut.
CLASSY field including
National " Amateur
Champion Robert A.
Gardner of Chicago,'
former British and
Walter J. Travis of Garden City, Allan
Lard twice United North and South
Champion, George C. Dutton of Oakley
winner of the first United North and
South Championship, James D. Stand
ish, Jr., of Detroit, United North and
South Championship title holder, and a
brilliant array of professionals number
ing the winners of the National Open
Championship for the four years past
George Sargent, Fred McLeod, Alex
ander Ross and Willie Anderson were
contestants in Saturday's amateur-professional
thirty-six hole medal play
four-ball best-ball match, the opening
event in the tenth Annual United North
and South Championship tourney which
is to be made a permanent feature in the
The best card of the day was one
hundred and forty-one for Professional
Alexander Ross and William T. West of
Philadelphia. In second place Profes
sional Gilbert Nicholls and I. S.Robeson
of Rochester, and Professional Donald
J. Ross and Henry C. Fownes of Pitts
burg, who were tied at one hundred and
forty-four. Anderson won the prize
for the best morning round with seventy-four,
and Alexander Ross led in the
afternoon with seventy-one. Gardner,
Travis, Lard, and Standish did not get
very close to the front. -'
The scores of those finishing under
160 follows :
W. T. West and Alexander Ross 72 69 141
Gilbert lcholl and I. S. Robeson 72 72 144
Henry C. Fownes and
Donald J. Ross 71 73 144
Charles B. Fownes and
Herbert Langerblade 76 70 146
Robert A. Gardner and
Cbarton L. Becker 76 72 148
Col. J.E. Smith and
" Stewart Gardner 75 74 149
James D. Standish, Jr., and
George Sargent 78 71 149
James D. Foot and
William R. Tnckerman 77 72 149
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