Aug. 29, 1955
Aug. 29, 1955

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Aug. 29, 1955

Events & Discoveries
  • By William F. Talbert

    So says the U.S. team captain in analyzing the players and their chances in the Davis Cup Challenge Round. But he concedes that both sides have problems, and that it will be a tense struggle

Match Race
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Davis Cup Preview
Conversation Piece
Sport In Art
Mr. Smith Meets The President
Walking Horses
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Twenty years ago this week, incomparable Glenna Collett Vare won her sixth United States championship, a feat unparalleled before or since. On the 34th hole at Minneapolis' Interlachen Country Club, Mrs. Vare, 32, defeated 17-year-old newcomer Patty Berg, 3 and 2. Her women's U.S. Amateur victories spanned 13 years. The champion, who said motherhood improved her game, still plays a few tournaments after two children and 38 golfing years. Her son, Ned, now heads the Yale golf team.

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