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The Pinehurst outlook. (Pinehurst, N.C.) 1897-19??, December 15, 1921, Image 3

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PINBHIHRST OUTLOOK VOL. XXV. DECEMBER 15, 1921 NO. 2 HARMON BROTHERS LEAD STRONG FIELD In Mid-South Amateur Professional Event By Robert E. Harlow Pinehurst 's first important golf event each season is the Mid-South, an amateur professional best-ball event which is universally ranked as the foremost event of its kind held in the United States ami was played this year on November 18 and 19. Although this year's meeting was only the second, the event has gained wide spread attention and all professionals who can possibly arrange to make the trip to Pinehurst play in the Mid-South. The prize money of $1175, with .$500 for the winner and silver prizes for the amateurs, is only one reason why this tournament attracts the players for Pine hurst is sure to provide fine golfing woath er in middle November, and the profes sionals and amateurs enjoy coming down for a few days of competition. Many amateurs invite their club professionals to make the trip and play with them in this event, as the Club trophy must be won by an amateur and professional rep resenting the same club. It so happened the. first year and this year that the pairs which finished first were made up of players . who did not represent the same club,, so this gave possession of the Club Trophy for a year to teams which finished second. This year, Guy M. Standifer and Fred McLeod, representing the Columbia Country Club of Washington, won the trophy and last year it was won by Perry Adair and Douglas Edgar of the Druid Hills club, Atlanta. Edgar, a brilliant professional, since met with an untimely death in an automobile accident. High Quality of Golf The quality of golf played in the amateur-professional is high. Last year when Tommy Armour and Leo Diegel won it, their score of 275 for the 72 holes medal play was considered remarkable, but this time, Tommy Harmon, the Hudson River Club professional, and his brother, Peter, Scottish-American amateur, surprised everybody by winning with the fine score of 273, and leading the field by seven strokes. This score was composed of four gTand rounds on the championship eourse. The Harmons certainly started the Southern golfing season with fireworks and estab lished a mark which will require some super golf to better in the years to come "when the players gather in increasing numbers for the Mid-South event. If all golfers who visit Pinehurst this year fol low in the path made by the Harmons ii L fir lit )'J tor- If j THOMAS MORRISON WINS CAROLINA TOURNAMENT Two views of the gallery watching "Jock" Hutchinson sink his winning putt in last season's Open North and South. there will be a host of happy and con tented golfers. The field was representative, with many leading professionals on hand, but Tommy and Peter started doing the thing right from the start and no other pair ever had a chance, although many thought that Jesse Guilford, the national amateur champion, and Tom Boyd, or "Walter Hagen and Irving Robeson would catch (Continued on Page 14) THE PINEHURST CHAPEL SUNDAY SERVICES Holy Communion, 9:15 A. M, Children's Service 10:00 A. M. Morning Services and Sermon, 11:00 A. M. ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICES Early Mass 6:15 A. M. Second Mass 8:00 A.M. When visiting Priest is at Pinehurst. I. S Robeson, Medallist The Pinehurst Outlook is published weekly from November to May by Tha Outlook Publishing Co., Pinehurst, N. C. O. H. PEACOCK Editor Subscription. Price, $2.00. Ten cents a copy. Subscriptions will be continued on expiration unless the editor receives notice to the contrary. Entered as second class matter at the post office at Pinehurst, N. C. Much interest in the early season events at Pinehurst was again in evidence when sixty-four golfers teed off in the qualify ing round of the annual Carolina tourna ment which was played during the week following the Amateur-Professional event and which resulted in a win for Thomas Morrison of Oakmont, by virtue of a 4 "aiid' 2 "victory in the final round over W. E. Watson of Youngstown. I. S. Robeson of Rochester, N. Y., win ner of the Autumn tournament a few days before and former holder of the North and South title, led the field in the quali fying round with the comfortable score of 78 and was easily the choice to win the tournament, but he elected not to be an exception to the long-standing rule that medallists do not win tournaments, and went down to defeat at the hands of Chris Diebel of Youngstown, in the second round of match play. Diebel seems to be a stumbling block for all medallists that come his way, for in the Autumn tournament last season he hooked up with Thomas D. Armour and admin istered a defeat to the Scotch star who was first amateur in the Amateur-Professional event a feAV days before. Armour had won the qualifying round in easy fashion and was an odds-on choice to win the tournament but Diebel stopped him in the semi-final round. Like last year, however, Dielel came to grief him self before the finals were reached and the defeat of the medallist in each event wa3 his portion of the honors. Another favorite to be put out of the running before the finals were reached was Donald Parson, also of Youngstown. Parson qualified in fourth place and was generally expected to be fighting it out at the end, but was defeated by Morrison, the ultimate winner of the tournament, in the second round of match play. Morrison then continued his triumphant march and after disposing of Diebel ad vanced to meet Watson whom he defeated 4 and 2. E. L. Scofield of Pinehurst, carried off the prize in the consolation section of the first division,, defeating R. E. Harlow, Scarboro, 5 and 4. The Governor's trophy, to the winner of the second sixteen, went to H. C. Fownes of Oakmont, who took the meas ure of C. L. Sebring, Alliance, 2 and 1.' C. L. Becker, Philadelphia, N. Y., disposed of H. N. Card, Canoe Brook, and won the consolation prize in this division. (Continued on Page 11)

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