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Match Play in Midwinter Tourney
Provides Thrills and Surprises
Whittemore and Hunter Survive
Keen Preliminaries unci Win
Eatlly in Final Hound
play decided the posses
sion of the President's
trophies in the twelfth
Annual Midwinter Golf
Tourney and it was a
battle royal with num
erous surprises. In the
final test Whittemore
and Barber ' played round ' ' for the chief
trophy, the Brookline golfer winning, five
and four, and in the consolation Hunter
had an equally easy victory over Hudson
by five and three.
Whittemore had work cut out for him
in his first round, Hunter right after vic
tory from first drive to final putt. If The
pair divided honors with a win and a lose
on the first two holes, the Brookline golf
er winning the third and fourth, halving
the next two and losing and winning on
the seventh and eighth. Hunter took the
140-yard ninth in par 3, to make the turn
one down, holding his own with halves in
bogey figures on the tenth and eleventh.
Rallying, he won the twelfth and thir
teenth in perfect 4's for the lead which
he promptly lost on the 432-yard four
teenth to a one under bogey 4, only to
regain it again with a par 3 on the
fifteenth. The sixteenth was even honors
in a perfect 4, Whittemore winning the
seventeenth to tie, 4 5, and the eigh
teenth for the match by one up, 4 6.
UThe cards:
Out 4 5 4 4 5 3 7 3 439
Ix 4555 4444 43978
Out 5 4 5 5 5 3 6 4 340
In 4 5 4 4 G 3 4 5 6 41 81
"Whittemore 's ball holed by Hunter.
Next in line Whittemore met Clark who
was game to a three and one defeat, as
was also Dr. Gardner by the same score.
Barber recorded four and two in his
first matches with both Slater and Trues
dell advancing to a clean-cut two and one
win over Travis. If The Princeton senior
was two down at the turn and the medal
cards 40 42, but Travis required 6 and
Barber only 4 and Travis 5 's and Barber
4's on the eleventh and twelfth, a putt
from the corner of the green winning
the latter hole. The thirteenth was an
indifferent halve in 5, and the score was
the same on the fourteenth, but a 4 won
the fifteenth and the match, for the two
remaining holes were halved; Travis
missing a six-foot putt for a win on the
seventeenth and both in the bunker on the
sixteenth. If The cards :
Out 55555463 442
In 44455454x
halved the next two holes for the match
by two and one. If C. B. Hudson ad
vanced on a six and four win from Balfe
to meet Slater, who lasted nineteen holes.
All even at the turn, alternating wins
and loses resulted on the first four holes
coming in, Slater gaining the lead on the
fifteenth, halving the sixteenth and losing
v . ;, .)
I s n
- - I
Out 55445464 340
In 65555554x
Hunter advanced to meet Becker on the
default of Shannon. 1f The Woodland
golfer was one hole to the good at the
turn, but he held his own on the tenth
and eleventh; the match squared on the
twelfth. The Wee Burn golfe? gained
the seventeenth. The eighteenth was a
halve in 6, and a 5 won the extra hole
for the North Fork man.
Becker and B. T. Hudson won first
division attention with their twenty-hole
"marathon," a 4 to a 6 deciding it in
Hudson's favor. Hudson took six holes
the 220-yard eighth in 2 going out
(Continued on page four)
Monday's Event Makes Formal Opening
Of Advertising Golf Tourney
Fifty Pair Participate and Close
Handicapping- Hunch Field
In Numerous Ties
MONDAY'S foursomes
marked the formal open
ing of the advertising
golf tourney an even
fifty pairs participating
and playing in congenial
quartets of their own
selection. The prizes
were one gross and two
net, the closeness with which the scores
were bunched an occasion for satisfaction
to the tournament committee of which
William C. Freeman is chairman. Eighty
six found L. S. Gimbel of Sunindale and
Harold Slater of Fox Hill and Josiah
J. Hazen of Fox Hills and Don M. Parker
of Garden City, tied. Seventy-six won
the best net for C. W. Harmon of
Wykagyl and H. B. O'Brien of Sag
Harbor, whose allowance was sixteen.
For second net prize, seventy-seven marked
a tie between E. T. Manson of Framing
ham and Clarence Cone of Inwood who
deducted ten strokes, and J. M. Thorsen
of Scarsdale and A. C. G. Hammersfahr
of Siwanoy, whose handicap was sixteen.
There was another tie at seventy-eight in
which Gimbel and Slater (8) and George
S. Oliver of Allegheny and C. C. Vernam
of Nassau (14) figured. 1f The scores:
C. W. Harmon, Wykagyl, and H. B.
O'Brien, Sag Harbor, 911576; A. C.
G. Hammersfahr, Siwanoy and J. M.
Thorsen, Scarsdale, 931677; E. T.
Manson, Framingham and Clarence Cone,
Inwood, 871077; L. S. Gimbel, Sun
ingdale and Harold Slater, Fox Hills,
86878; G. S. Oliver, Allegheny and
C. C. Vernam, Nassau, 921478; A. S.
Brownell, St. Andrews and W. E. Roberts,
Bala, 931479; John Shepard, Jr.,
Belmont and T. B. Boyd, St. Louis, 89
9 80; L. A. Hamilton, National and
B. D. Butler, Exmoor, 87681 ; Walter
Smedley and S. L. Allen, Atlantic City,
941381; G. W. Watts, Hillandale
and II. W. Ormsbee, South Shore, 93
1281 ; J. J. Hazen, Oakland and D. M.
Parker, Garden City, 86581; F. A.
Hodgman, Scarsdale and H. J. Frost,
Glen Eidge, 961581; Edward Rode,
Dunwoodie and J. H. Clapp, Chevy Chase,
931182; Herbert Barber, Engle
wood and William McCord, Knollwood,
(Concluded on page twelve)

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