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1954

The Championship was held on the West Coast for the first time and was dominated by Southern Californians. Foster (Bud) Bradley, Jr., 17, who played public links golf at the Griffith Park Course in Los Angeles, defeated Allen L.

Geiberger, 16, of Santa Barbara, Calif., 3 and 1, in the final, over the North Course of the Los Angeles Country Club. The losing semi-finalists were George Warren, III, of Hampton, S.C., who had been runner-up the previous year, and Henry (Phil) Lobstein, 15, of Brownwood, Texas, the youngest to progress that far since Mason Rudolph in 1949.

Rex Baxter, Jr., had passed the age limit and was ineligible to defend. The entry rose to 747.

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