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SfiBKIfSk PINEHURST, MOORE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. Kjjl
AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNEY
Detailed Program for This Im
portant Event Complete.
Week Will lie the Wtont Ini
port ant in the HUtory of
Golf in the South.
THE detailed program for the Annual
United North and South Amateur
Championship Tournament, which takes
place here from April 4th to 9th, in
clusive, was announced by the Executive
Committee of the Finehurst Golf Club
during the week, and it is by far the
most important in the history of these
contests, embracing many special fea
tures in addition to the Amateur Cham
pionship event. These will include a
Women's Championship, an Open South
ern Championship, an eighteen-hole
medal play handicap, and driving, ap
proaching and putting contests.
Special plans are also being made for
the entertainment of the visitors and
trap shooting and other contests, as well
as dances, teas and numerous social fea
tures, are being arranged. Taking all
and all the week will be the most notable
in the history of golf in the South.
Entries for the Amateur Champion
ship close on Tuesday, April 5th, for the
Medal Flay Handicap, Thursday, April
7th, and for the Open Southern Cham
pionship, Friday, April 8th, All entrants
for the Handicap must state their club
handicap or play from scratch.
Entries for the Women's Champion
ship close Saturday, April 2nd, and post
entries will, however, be received up to
9:00 A. M., on Monday, April 4th.
United States Golf Association rules
will govern throughout the tournament,
except where they conflict with local
These tournauients have steadily in
creased in importance and popularity
drawing a larger and more important
field of entries each year, until they have
now become of National importance in
their character, the leading event of the
winter season and the most important of
the early season tournaments.
Prominent among the entries already
received is the name of Walter J. Travis,
the amateur champion, and the winner
of this year's inauguration tournament.
Mr. Travi3 was delighted with his first
visit to Finehurst and he returns, not
only with the championship cup in his
mind's eye, but to renew pleasant asso
ciations made upon a previous visit. Mr.
Travis is, without doubt, the most con
spicuous figure in the golfing world of
to-day and unquestionably the strongest
amateur at thirty-six holes in this coun
try. The fact, however, remains that he
is not considered "invincible" by many
AT THE TARGET PISTOL BUTTS
matches fully as close. Mr. Travis plans
to sail for England very soon after his
visit here, to take part in the Amateur
Championship of Great Britain, to be
played at Sandwich during the week of
May 30th. It is also probable that he
will participate in the open champion
ship fixed for June 8th and 9th on the
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AV : I . v.,., .,,,.". I U I I J
THE MAGNIFICENT CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY.
rising amateurs, and the possibility of
defeating him and thereby winning
national fame, is a prospect which looms
up brightly before many players.
In this year's inauguration tourna
ment, both Edwin A. Freeman of the
Montclair Golf Club and W. C. Fownes,
Jr., of the Highland Golf Club, Fitts
burg, came very close to the coveted
accomplishment, and in the coming
championship, there are sure to be
Unusual interest will in consequence,
attach to Mr, Travis' visit here owing to
the fact that it will probably be his last
appearance in an imporant tournament
in this country for some time to come.
Among the other entries is the
"Fownes family" of Pittsburg, promi
nent among whom is W. C. Jr., the
young man who gave Travis such a close
rub for the first cup in the inauguration
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Close Scores Special Feature
of Weekly Tournament.
IfliNH Waterhouae Take Women'
Cup With Wet Score of Four
Hundred and fifteen.
THE weekly tournament of the Target-Pistol
Club developed the pret
tiest contest of the season, and close
scores were its special features.
Miss Marguerite Waterhouseof Centre
ville, It. I., won the women's cup with a
net score of four hundred and fifteen, a
gross average of forty-eight per string.
Mrs, John D. Schoonmaker of New i'ork
City, finished second with three hundred
Herbert L. Jillson of Worcester, Mass.,
won the men's cup with a net score of
four hundred and eleven, a gross aver
age of fifty-two and one-fifth, with Dr.
Herbert J. Hall of Marblehead, Mass.,
second, with three hundred and sixty-two.
Net. Gr A v.
Centreville, It I, 240 175 415 48
Mrs JD Schoonmaker,
Mrs C D Gregory
Albany, N Y
Mrs G N McMillan,'
Detroit, Michigan, 149 175 324 29 4-6
Miss S A Cutler,
Newton, Mass, 242 75 317 43 2-6
Miss Augusta Endicott,
106 175 341 331-5
151 175 326 301-6
Short Hills, N J,
Mrs William West
Camden, N J
Herbert L. Jillson,
Dr Herbert J Hall,
Dr Chas O Kimball,
G N McMillan,
E D Gerard
Brooklyn, N Y,
II It Moorehouse,
116 100 216 2314
76 175 251 501-5
261 150 411 521-5
202 150 352 40 2-5
247 100 347 49 24
187 150 337 39 2-5
148 150 298 29 34
Nichols vh. Freeman.
A match between Bernard Nichols, the profes
sional, and Edwin A. Freeman of the Montclair
Golf Club, was played Tuesday afternoon. Nich
ols won by a small margin of two up, match
play, and two strokes, medal play.
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Volume VII; No. 18. Saturday, March 26, 1904.
Price Five Cents.