TO w Mwjuw&rm vwvm&. KmrJis III m m a m Til I I 1 1111 II M I I IjTJt i T S" IIWWW .Agassi PINEHURST, MOORE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA VOL. XVI, NO. 8 SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 25, 1913 FIVE CENTS WHITLATCH DEFEATS PDRYES Match Play Remarkable Week for Advertising Golfers five Distinct Events Characterize Closing1 11 ay of JHost Successful Meeting- In History SATURDAY'S play in the Advertising Golf Tournament rounded out a glorious week of perfect weather, inter esting competition and congenial companion ship, the program in cluding not only the men's final match play round, but mixed foursomes, men's foursomes, handicaps in three classes, a consolation handicap, a woman's handicap, and the conclusion of the special events ; the possession of no less than thirty trophies being decid ed, f Interest of the day naturally cen tered in the final championship trophy between Marshall Whitlatch of the Oak land Club and R." M. Purves of Wood land, which the Oakland player won on the seventeenth green, three up and one to play. Throughout the match, an element of uncertainty held the attention of a big gallery a contest which will furnish topic for conversation and nineteenth green explanations for many a day to come. Going out in thirty-nine, Whitlatch made the turn two up, winning the sec ond, third, fourth and ninth holes and losing the first and sixth ; the fifth and eighth being halved. A topped drive which made the rough at the left cost Whitlatch the tenth in a halved 6, for Purves spoiled a good drive with a bad second. A brilliant third captured the eleventh for Purves, and the twelfth was halved in a perfect 4. Straight down the alley from the start, Whitlatch won the thirteen (56) through a stroke gained on a poor tee shot by Purves, a pair of 5's halved the fourteenth, and 3's the fifteenth, where Purves made the green with Whitlatch adjoining it. The sixteenth was a halve in 4, with the advantage in favor of Whitlatch. The tee shots on the critical seventeenth placed Whitlatch just between the trap and the green, while Purves was hole high on the other side of a whisker bunker. Both approaches were un satisfactory, but Whitlatch went down in 4, while Purves required an extra stroke. Coming in Whitlatch took thirty-nine strokes for the eight holes and Purves forty-one. fin the semi-final, Mr. Whitlatch advanced on a four and three win from George 0. .Dutton of Oakley, and in the second lound was three and two with VV. J. Micdonald of Calumet, turning in a card of seventy eight. His first round was six and four over T. A. Ashley of Woodland. Mr. Purves' progress was not seriously interfered with except in the second round with I. S. Robeson of Oak Hill, where a brilliant rally gave him an opportunity to win out on the nineteenth lowing his victory over the Oak Hill player, defeated Don M. Parker of Gar den City by five and four, f In the con solation, Mr. Ashley and Mr. Wright, the two players beaten by the winners of the championship in the first round, came together and played twenty holes before Mr. Ashley won. Other close matches were the first round between Harold Slater of Fox Hills and J. D. Plummer of Springfield. Three down at the turn, the Massachu setts player captured the tenth, twelfth, "i Z'T '' r "EXPLANATIONS !" green. Three down at the seventh, the Woodland player rallied for wins on the eighth and ninth, with a pair of 3s, halved the tenth in 4, won the eleventh, 4 5, halved the twelfth in 4, the thir teenth in 5, the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth in 4s, lost the seventeenth 6 5, won the eighteenth, 4 5, to even the match, and won out on the extra hole, 4 5. Purves advanced to meet Robeson on the six and four win from George Wright of Wollaston, and fol- lostthe thirteenth, won the fourteenth, but could do no better than a half on the fifteenth; Slater winning the sixteenth, losing the short seventeenth and the home hole, 45. fin the second round George C. Dutton of Oakley, winner of the United Championship 'in 1901, defeated Slater, three up and one to play in a keen contest. The first round matches be tween Mr. Robeson and J. J. Hazen of St. Andrews, and Mr. Macdonald and (Continued on page two) THE TIN WHISTLES' ANNUAL Elaborate Plans Making for Annual Team Match and Banquet Elimination Contest Provides Morel Competition In which II. O. Shaw and J. d. Nicholson Tie sic spii ?1 THE ANNUAL meet ing of the Tin Whistles on Wednesday resulted in the choice of the fol lowing officers : Presi dent, H. C. Fownes; Vice Presidents, I. S. Robeson, J. G. Nichol son; Board of Govern ors, C. L. Becker, J. P. Gardner, J. M. Thompson, T. B. Boyd, C. B. Hudson and H. W. Ormsbee; Club Captain,. JohnG. Nicholson; Secretary-Treasurer, Philip L. Lightbourn. Later Rev. T. A. Cheatham was elect ed to honoraiy membership, George L. Lyon of Durham, N. C, a life member, and the following to active membership : Robert G. Shaw of Boston, G. Glenn Worden of New York, Fred S. Madison of Montclair, John H. Clapp of Wash ington, Chas. L. Jones of Pittsburgh, Cha3. C. Morse of Rochester, H. E. Mabbett of Plymouth, Mass., Frank W. Pray of ffewtonville, Mass., Dr. George T, Gregg of Pittsburgh, F. B. McFeely of Latrobe and C. E. Titchener of Bing hampton ; Mr. Titchener being elected to fill the vacancy caused through Rev. Cheatham's advancement to honorary membership. r 4 TIE IN HANDICAP 81VATFE9T Tin Whistles Elimination match Provides Interesting- , Contest J. G. Nicholson, whose allowance was twelve, and R. G. Shaw, who deducted one stroke less, tied in Monday's Tin Whistle Swatfest, or elimination contest, with Robert Hunter (15) in second place. The balance of the field finished in the order given: R. C. Shannon, II., (13), Rev. T. A. Cheatham (14), I. S. Robeson (6), George C. Dutton (6), T. S. Madi son (20), F. C. Abbe (18), W. G. Clark (11), C. L. Becker (6). P. S. Maclaugh lin (9), F. E. Belden (22), H. C. Fownes (5),N. S. Hurd (7), P. L. Lightbourn (11), W. L. Hurd (18), G. G. Worden (11) , J. D. C. Rumsey (14), F. B. Pottle (18), C. B. Hudson (12), S. H. Patterson (12) , W. E. Truesdell (8), J. E. Kellogg (14), M. W. Marr (16), T. J. Check (15), James Barber (24), H. W. Ormsbee (15).