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ißOllX THE FAIRWAYS

BY PROSPER ELUS

To nobody does the axiom "once a champion, always a champion," better apply than to Harry Hattersley.

I

T was good to see the

Australian amateur

Champion of 1930 in a recent win from a low mark

at Manly.

Harry has often thrilled with his long driving and powerful iron play.

By striking the ball at the

PROSPER ELLIS, three times Pymble champion, is one of Sydney's oldest "A" grade golfers.

lowest part of the swing he sends the ball away with a bullet-like trajectory with comparatively little underspin.

Apart from his great ability, Hattersley's course manners could be copied by would-be cham- pions, who generally are inclined to take themselves too seriously,

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"\yiTH the addition of several

younger players in its team,

1 Pennant Hills club hopes to have a successful year.

It is unlikely that the recruits will do themselves justice in their first matches because this type of play is different from ordinary competition.

The -tendency is to play an opponent stroke for stroke instead of getting the ball into the hgle.

Club" champion' Charlie Car- ruthers is an excellent match player, and Joe Graham is a tough opponent.

His compact swing does not let him down under pressure.

Sandy Ritchie is also a for- midable player.

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JfEWLY elected president of

New Metropolitan club, Ar- thur Harris, turned in a net 63

in a recent event.

Club members cannot under- stand why he uses only iron clubs.

Possibly the course is not big enough for him to have a full

shot.

Digitisation generously supported by
Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation
Digitisation generously supported by

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