April 27, 1959
April 27, 1959

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April 27, 1959

Coming Events
Derby Preview
  • Cash pours into 300 windows, at $25,000 per minute, between harness races at Yonkers Raceway where, last week, a world-record one-night handle off $2,531,060 was set. Within seconds after each race, a small army off men and machines has computed prices on the winning horses, and cashiers at 200 other windows begin honoring winning tickets. Here are the steps between morning line and payoff

Harness Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


Outstanding tournaments, both pro and amateur, for the rest of the year

April 23-26: Tournament of Champions, Desert Inn CC, Las Vegas, Nev., $40,000.

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April 30-May 3: Colonial National Invitational, Colonial CC, Fort Worth, $25,-000.

May 7-10: Oklahoma City Open Invitational, Twin Hills G&CC, Oklahoma City, $25,000.

way 14-17: Sam Snead Festival, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., $10,000.

May 15-16: Walker Cup, Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland.

May 25-28: British Women's Championship, Berkshire GC, Ascot, England.

May 25-30: Amateur, Royal St. George's GC, Sandwich, Kent, England.

May 28-31: Kentucky Derby Open Invitational, Seneca CC, Louisville, $20,000. May 27: Pro-Am.

June 4-7: Eastern Open Invitational, Mount Pleasant Golf Course, Baltimore, $20,000.

June 11-13: USGA Open Championship, Winged Foot GC, Mamaroneck, N.Y., $40,000. Local qualifying May 18; sectional qualifying June 1.

June 18-21: Canadian Open Championship, Islesmere G&CC, Montreal, Que.

June 25-27: Women's Open, Churchill Valley CC, Pittsburgh.

June 25-28: Glen Eagles Chicago Open, Glen Eagles CC, Lemont, Ill., $50,000.

July 2-5: Buick Open Invitational, Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Mich., $50,000.

July 13-18: Public Links, Wellshire GC, Denver. Sectional qualifying June 22-27.

July 16-19: Insurance City Open Invitational, Wethersfield CC, Conn., $25,000.

July 29-Aug. 2: PGA Championship, Minneapolis GC, St. Louis Park, Minn., $30,000 minimum.

Aug. 6-9: Carling Open Invitational, club to be announced, Cleveland, $25,000.

Aug. 12-15: Eastern Senior Championship, Elizabeth Manor G&CC, Portsmouth, Va.

Aug. 12-16: Eastern Amateur, Elizabeth Manor G&CC, Portsmouth, Va.

Aug. 13-16: Motor City Open Invitational, Meadowbrook CC, Northville, Mich., $25,000. Aug. 12: Pro-Am.

Aug. 20-23: Rubber City Open Invitational, Firestone CC, Akron.

Aug. 24-29: Women's Amateur, Congressional CC, Washington, D.C.

Aug. 27-30: Miller Open Invitational, Tripoli GC, Milwaukee, $35,000.

Sept. 4-7: Kansas City Open Invitational, Hillcrest CC, Kansas City, Mo.

Sept. 14-19: Amateur, Broadmoor GC, Colorado Springs. Sectional qualifying Sept. 1.

Oct. 5-10: Senior Amateur, Memphis CC. Sectional qualifying Sept. 22.

Nov. 7-8: Ryder Cup, team match between United States and British pros, Eldorado CC, Palm Desert, Calif.