famous fog, which makes it the coldest city in America during the summer
months, lifts—or so the natives like to say—as soon as the kids go back to
school. By September 8, the opening day of the Amateur, the skies should be
clear, the temperature in the low 70s—perfect golf weather. The superbly
conditioned Lake Course, though demanding, will be a joy to play or to walk
around. The man to beat, it appears, is the two-time champion, Harvie Ward. But
two other Californians have a chance: Pomona's Dr. Frank Taylor, who went to
the finals last year, and La Jolla's Phil Rodgers, the intercollegiate champion
from the University of Houston.
looking much the same as he did in 1933, will come up from Pebble Beach to
watch the play and to remind one and all that California produced "the
greatest match player who ever lived."
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