North Carolina Newspapers

    VOL. XVI, NO. 20
SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 19, 1913
FIVE CENTS
THE MID-APRIL TOURNAMENT
Becker, Hunter and Fownes Divide
Honors in Closing Golf Contest
Want Play and Several Extra Hole
' Matches make Event One of
Alanr Thrill Throughout
FROM qualification to
final the annual Mid
April golf tournament
was an event of many
thrills with Charton L.
Becker of Woodland,
Robert Hunter of Wee
Burn, and Henry C.
Fownes of Oakmont, as
the stars. In opening play Fownes won
the trophy with a card of seventy-four,
six strokes in the lead of Becker who
scored eigntv. with Hunter third m
eighty-one. N. S. Hard of Pittsburgh,
T. A. Kelley of Southern Pines, E. W.
Irwin of Kent, D. D. F. McGrew of St.
Louis, and W. A. Kinter of Edgeworth,
were others who made the first flight.
Advancing from a first round victory
of four and three over Kelley, Becker
found a worthv foe in Fownes. Three
up at the turn, with a win of the eighth
in 2 and the ninth in 5, Becker won the
tenth in 4, lost the eleventh to 2, and the
twelfth to 4. Halving the thirteenth in
3, the fourteenth in 5, and the fifteenth
in 4, he won the sixteenth, 56, and the
match three and two. f The bye holes
were played for a score and the totals of
seventy-two and seventy-six rank with
the best recorded in tournament play
this season, f The cards :
Beckeu out 45444452 537
FowNES-out 53453553 639
Becker in 43536462 4-35-72
Fownes in 52435463 53776
The nineteenth hole decided Becker's
final for the President's trophy with
Hunter. Two up at the turn, losing the
eighth and winning the ninth, Becker
lost the tenth in 7, and halved the
eleventh in 3. Hunter tied the score on
the twelfth with a 4, and gained the lead
on the thirteenth in 3, halving the next
four holes in 5, 5, 5, and 4. Becker
squared matters with a four on the
eighteenth, winning the nineteenth in
the same figure, t The cards :
Becker out 44444564 439
Hunter out " 55435563 541
Becker in 73545554 4-42-81
HUNTER in 63435554 54081
"Hunter's first round was a nineteen
hole win from Hurd. Halving the eighth
in 4 and winning the ninth in the same
figure, Hunter turned home two up, but
Hurd rallied with wins in 3's on the
tenth and eleventh to tie, halved the
twelfth in 4, and gained the lead on the
thirteenth in the same .figure, halving the
fourteenth in 5, Hunter gained the lead
again by winning the fifteenth and six
teenth in 4 and 5, but he lost the seven
teenth to a 4, halved the eighteenth in 5,
and won the nineteenth and the match,
45. Tin the semi-final Hunter ad
vanced with an eight and seven victory
over E. W. Irwin of the Kent.
J. V. Hurd of the Pittsburgh Country
hurd out
Armstrong out
Hurd in
Armstrong in
57443553 4-40
54354543 538
43545564 54181
53455456 54179
In the third flight Harry A. Waldron
of Agawam won a five and four victory
in the final round from Mason Evans of
Youngstown. f Summary :
president's trophy
II. C. Fownes 38 36
C. L. Becker 40 . 40
Robert Hunter 39 42
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MR. GEORGE T. DtJNLAP
A prominent New York publisher who is a recent addition to the list of private
cottage owners which has made the present season notable.
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club won the second division from Phjlip
L. Lightbourn of St.' George's ; his semi
final a nineteen hole victory from J . D.
Armstrong of Park. Going out three
holes were halved and three were won
by each. Coming in Hurd gained the
lead on the tenth, lost it on the twelfth,
squared matters again on the thirteenth,
won the fifteenth and sixteenth, lost the
seventeenth for a tie, halved the
eighteenth and won the extra hole.
N. S. Hurd 41 44 85
T. A. Kelley ' 44 42 86
E. W. Irwin ' 46 41 87
D. D. F. McGrew 43 44 87
W. A. Kinter 42 46 88
GOVERNORS' TROPHY
J. D. Armstrong 45 44 89
P. L. Lightbourn 43 49 92
J. V. Hurd 43 49 92
II. II. Cutler 48 45 93
(Concluded on page twelve)
TIE IN CLOSING TOURNEY
Baldwin and Croft Both Finish in One
Hnndred and Forty-eight
Thirty members Contest for Three
Attractive Prize Presented by
Mr. Tuft and the Club
A THIRTY-SIX hole
medal play handicap for
prizes contributed by
Mr. Leonard Tufts and
the Club, concluded the
Tin Whistle program
begun early in Decem
ber. The result was a
tie for first at one hun
dred and forty-eight between W. L.
Baldwin of Wee Burn and II. W. Croft
of Oakmont. F. B. Pottle of Jefferson
Highlands won third in one hundred and
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fifty. If The scores :
GR. IIP. NT
W.L.Baldwin 88 1K 73 ,,Q
90 15 75 -14H
H.W. Croft- 87 n1 76 11Q
83 11 72 143
F. B. Pottle 99 00 77 1F:n
95 2 73 1&0
C.L.Becker 85 - 80
80 8 75 15&
A.M.Clark 103 01 79
101 24 77 -15b
Chisholm Beach 82 - 77 1K
.84 5 79 15b
H.R.Mackenzie 96 17 79 1K7
95 u 79
J.M.Thompson 91 fl 83 ,K7
82 y 74 157
J.P.Gardner 85 K 80 1K0
84 5 79 WJ
L.D.Pierce 93 o 84 iq
84 . 75
E.A.Johnston 88 q 79 ,
89 y 80 i0J
J. L. Wyckofl 98 , . 80 fiA
98 18 80 Atu
E. M.Taft 97 86 lfi;
86 11 75 101
J. D. C. Rumsey 97 n 84 Jibs
94 16 81 1W
James Barber 106 -M 80 'rei
109 Jb 83 AW
II. W. Ormsbee 99 -m 85 i4.
93 Ai 79 At
II; C. Fownes 86 , . 85 lm
82 Ar -81; 100
E.B.Lyon 103 9o 81'iR9
- 110 22 88 159
(Concluded on page eleven)
    

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