North Carolina Newspapers

Dwight L. Armstrong and Edward
Styles Tie For the Medal
Styles ovrtaI Armstrong with in
Situational GO on Hi
Second Day
A field of 316 teed off in the qualify
ing round of the Spring Tournament,
Monday, half of the contestants play
ing on Number two and the other half
using Number Three a process which
Avas reversed on the second day of he
round. The number of players was the
greatest that has ever taken part in any
one day of tournament play since golf
was discovered.
At the conclusion of the first round
Dwight L. Armstrong of the Oakmont
Club led the great fieldwith a round of
38-37, 75, on No.two. Armstrong, it
will be remembered, took the medal in
the Midwinter Tournament here, two
years ago, and followed it up by de
feating Phil Carter in the final, who
came 'in second L. D. Pierce of Ekwa-
nok, was the only other player to break
80 on the first day and as Pierce,s 40-39
79, was made on Number Three he was
looked upon as having a fair chance to
overtake Armstrong m the second day s
play. Edward Styles who was expecteu
to come in around the top, was away
down in the list with an 85 made on No.
two and was apparently hopelessly out
of the running.
At the end of the first 18 holes, on
Monday, the leaders stood in the follow
ing order:
Dwight L Armstrong, Oakmont, Coures
No. 2. 38. 3775.
L. D. Pierce, Ekwanok, Course No. 3,
40, 3979.
F. II. Gates, Moore County, Course No.
2, 40, 4181.
L. A. Hamilton, Garden City, Course No
3, 40, 4181.
Donald Parson, Youngstown, Course
No. 3, 41, 4181.
C. F. Watson, Jr., Baltusrol, Course
No. 3, 40, 4383.
George A. Dixon, Jr., National Links,
Course No. 3, 41, 4283.
R. A. Stranahan, Inverness, Course No.
3, 41, 43841
N E. Sprague, Inwood, Course No. 2,
43, 4285.
Edward Styles, Washington, Course
No. 3, 42, 4385.
W. A. Whitcomb, Worcester, Course
No. 2, 40, 4585.
W. E. Truesdell, Garden City, Course
No. 2, 42, 4385.
J. D. Chapman, Greenwich, Course No.
2, 42, 4385.
H. C. Fownes, Oakmont, Course No. 3,
45, 4186.
Walter C. Heath, Canoe Brook, Course
No. 2, 44, 4286.
P. S. MacLaughlin, Scarsdale, Course
No. 3, 43, 4386.
T. J. Moran, Ehode Island, Course No.
3, 40, 4686.
J. D. Armstrong, Buffalo, Course No.
3, 38, 4886.
W. H. Fuller, Worcester, Course No.
2, 42, 4486.
A. E. Ranney, Greenwich, Course No.
2, 41, 4687.
J. M. Springhaven, Course No. 3, 41,
46, 4389.
W. L. Milliken, Hyannisport, Course
No. 2, 45, 4489.
W. S. Vanclief, Fox Hills, Course No.
3, 41, 4889.
Sam Miller, Englewood, Course No. 2,
45, 4489.
S. C. Brennan, Stanton Heights, Course
No. 2, 46, 4490.
R. J. Breed, Swampscott, Course No.
8, 47, 4390.
A. S. Higgins, St. Andrews, Course No.
3, 45, 4590.
Harold. L. Tenney, Greenwich, Course
No. 2, 43, 4790.
Dr. George Parry, Old York Road.
Course No. 3, 43, 4790.
On Tuesday Armstrong played on No.
Three, went out in 36 and came home
I I f
Beegle Mancle, entered by Mrs. P. C. Thomas, of Rome, N. Y., and ridden
by Mrs. Evelyn P. Spencer.
G. Wyman Carroll, Jr., Norwich,
Course No. 2, 45, 4388.
H. T. Cook, Trenton, Course No. 2,
39, 4988.
Joseph Bydolek, Buffalo, Course No.
3 45, 4388.
L. P. Goodspeed, Yountawate, Course
No. 2, 43, 4588.
C. B. Grier, Royal Montreal, Course
No. 3, 44, 4488.
E. L. Scofield, Woodway, Course No.
3, 44, 4488.
Courtland Vanclieff, West Brighton,
Course No. 3, 45, 4388. .
C. B. Fownes, Oakmont, Course No. 3,
44, 4589.
G. M. Howard, Halifax, Course No. 2,
in 43 for a 79 which left him securely
jin the lead so far as the men who had
finished immediately after him on Mon
day were concerned. The Oakmont gol
fer stood at 154 for the 36 holes, and
i the man nearest him was Lou Hamilton
of Garden City, who finished in 162,
consisting of a brace of 81 's. Pierce
had an off day, taking an 85 on No.
Two, but came in next to Hamilton at
Thus the leaders stood in the early
afternoon of the second day and even
when word drifted back to the Club
housethat Styles had gone out on No.
Two in 34, cutting down Armstrong's
Concluded on page two)
A Great Field of 163 Entries Lady
Babbie takes the Bine Ribbon
llockett and Porin each Take
Two Jtllttion
Tho second annual Horse Show, held
under the auspices of the Pinehurst
Jockey Club on Saturday March 1st was
easily the best horse show that has
been held in the South in recent years
Tho great field of 163 entries from all
parts of tho country surpassedthe most
sanguine expectations and was a flat
tering tribute to the reputation gained
by the Jockey Club in the few short
years it has existed.
In one respect the show was unique.
The Outlook with its ear perpetually
to the ground, has not yet heard a sin
gle expert adverse criticism of tho work
of tho five Judges, Fred B. Shreves of
Philadelphia, A. W. Sankey of Southern
Pines, T. H. Hogsett, of Cleveland,
Harrison Williams of New York, and
N. S. Hurd of Pittsburg, Their deci
sions were carefully but swiftly made
and were obviously as unanimously ar
rived at as the published decision of tho
Peace Conference. Jay V. Hall, too de
serves Honorable mention for his effi
cient work as Ring Master and Bureau
of Information. We heard him simul
taneiously and all in the same breath,
issuing instructions to 21 different rid
ers, explaining to an anxious inquirey
that a gaited saddle horse was not nec
essarily a saddle horse that had been
given the gate, and showing just how
a horse that was too small for the 15-2
class had become a trifle too large by
the time the class was reached, orsome
thing like that.
Nat Hurd's Porin carried off the
first blue awarded during the day, tak
ing the first in Class L, Running Horses
in Hand, and also took the blue inClass
6, -Thoroughbred Hunters in Hand, be
sides winning the second prize in Class
10, Thoroughbred Saddle Horses.
Marshall Hall's Ray-O-Light won in
the last named class, and took the sec
ond prizes in the other two classes in
which Porin won the blue.
Lady Babbie, entered and ridden by
Lieut. Col. D. W. McEnery won decisi
vely in the Officers Mount, Class No. 11
against a large field, took the blue for
Saddle Horses 15-2 and over, and
wound up by winning in Class 14,
(Concluded on page five)

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