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VKCEMBER 31, 1918.
Country Club Notes
By Jack Twiss
Despite the fact that it was Santa Abe Mitchell, the English profes-
Claus Aveek all over the land Pinehurst sional, and Geo. Duncan, the Scottish
golf still held its sway, numerous golf professional, are planning a coast tour
enthusiasts taking advantage of the fine of this country next year during the
weather to get in their practice rounds months of September, October and No
in preparation for the Seventeenth An- vember. Their arrival and brand of
nual Midwinter Tournament which gets golf will be watched closely by the
uixler w'ay December 29th. This year American and British critics. The pro-
more than ever the interest is at a high posed trip is a step in the right direc-
piteh over this animal alfair and with tion and should do much towards pro-
tlu> entries of several players whose moting International interest in the
golfing abilities have been proven in royal and ancient game.
j)revious tournaments the competition Mr. Ross is warm in his praise of No.
should be very keen in all the classes. 4 course which is now a complete eigh-
A. I- Walkor, Jr., tho Intercollegiate
dolt Chaini.io.i, a.1.1 vvi.nior ..f tho 1>r«i- 8“““* P™P»'
,|,.„fs Tropbv last year is again on »“■»■> »f ^>1 it has been fully trap-
1,an,I an.l will' 1,0 a rtarter. Other well I’';' "i:; . *'f developed,
known enfies inHn.le W. E. Truesdell, „ ‘>>e popular York
(■.a.,-,len Citv, L. I., that gran.l ol.l man b=iek at Pine-
„h„ was ,k'.feate,l in tho finals last year '“'"t •''“■I l'=>s been made Super-
by VV^alker; R. (?. Shannon, 2nl, who
won the finals of tlie first division in the
intendent of the courses and will have
charge of the tournaments. Willie’s
Fourth Annual Carolina Tournament sl'OuVa carry him a long ways.
this vear an,l who was .lefeated iu the Pinehurst
1- • • 1 • 4.1 IS glad to be back again to greet his
finals ot the first division during the s h
l.-ift«.nth Annual Antun.n Touruan,ent;
.lock Bowker, Woodland, Donald Par- “f«'ough at the pres-
son, Youngstown , J. D. Chapman, '>y a I>eavy cold,
fi,-eonwich, an,I T. A. Kelley, Southern P'^'^y competition
tor the money chasers the coming
The Tin Whistles stjiged a Red and
used in conjunction w'ith the Match
riav. The match was extremely close
season. He is already teaching the finer
])oints of the ancient game to several am-
no Toa.n Match on Christmas Day,
1. Nassau system of scoring being ^ at least.
the ])roficiency of their mentor.
’Teddy Gow, the diminutive Norwich
an,I well contested, the Blues Avinning expected back at
out J.? i)oints to 22. Pinehurst this season, will' not bo on
Satunlay, December 20th, the Tin jiand as he has taken up Alec Smith’s
Whistle Tournament Avas in the form of duties at Wykagyl. Alec will be at
a Four-Ball-best ball, Modal Play, Han- Bollair, Fla. again this Avinter and
dicap, in two Classes. C. L. Becker, Teddy should make a good man for his
Philadelphia, N. Y., and Donald Parson, tdu|) during his absence in the Sunny
Youngstown, Ohio, aa'ou the prize in South.
Class A. with ■ best ball of 72. In Donald Ross is back again in Pine-
Class B. the best ball prize was captured imrst after a Aveek’s business trip to
by C. F. Lancaster, Brae-Burn and Danville and Knoxville. Mr. Ross is a
S. Waterhouse, Ardsley, with an 80. i^isy man these days and like Thomas
Friday, December 26th a Tin Whi:-.- Edison, sleeps only four hours daily,
tie Tournament in the form of a SAval- Friends of Francis Ouimet Avill be
fest AA'as run off. Play Avas in two glad to learn that he AviU be a visitor at
classes. G. W. Mead, Country Club of Pinehurst during the month of March.
Glen Ridge, Avas the Avinner of Class A Pinehust golf lovers should be treated
Avith a net of 74 and C. A. Waterhouse, to some fine golf during Ouimet’s so-
Ardsley, captured the prize iu Class B, jourii here and many will be Avatching
Avith a net of 78. closely his play during the North and
The Aveek was a l)usy one for the Tin South Amateur and Open Champion-
Whistle aggregation because of the fact
that they Avill all be scrambling for the expected that Ralph Thomas, of
big event next week. Weston, Mass., Avill bo secured in the
. « place of Teddy Gow this season here.
Mrs. G. A. Magoon Avas the Avinner ot ^ ^
, ... , , Ralph IS a fine golfer and a fine telloAv.
the Weekly Ladies’ Putting Contest on ^ _
Saturday, December 20th. Mrs. Magoon GOLF TIPS
gave a remarkable exhibition over the
clock putting geen, capturing the Silver Keep your eye on the ball.
Tropliy Avith a total of 22. Her score o. Rememl)er to keep your right el-
included three birdies. -boAV close to your body on the doAvn
Alexa Stirling, the National Cham- swing.
pion of the fair sex and Bobby Jones, .3. Consult your ‘‘pro” regarding
are planning a trip to England next your game. s
summer. Alexa should make it hot for 4. Your clid)s may not suit your style
any of the Britishers as she is certain- of game. Find out from your “pro.”
ly the cream of the American Avomen. y. Be sure that your irons are tight
Jones too should make a good shoAving in the head. Many a “loose head”
as he is one of our best amateurs. loses a “tight” match.
In show you how to play
“I’ll show you how I grip >7my clubs, take
my stance for a drive, a /ymashie pitch, an
iron shot or on the green. C/I’ll show you how
to get back spin on your approach, how to
overcome ‘pull’ or ‘slice.’
“And I’ll do it right in your library, stand there
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game, give you all the time you want to study
“I don’t just tell you how—I show you. And
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