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1959

Larry J. Lee, 17, a public course player from Spokane, Washington, won in a fine final against Michael V. McMahon, of Atlanta, 2 up. The Championship was played at Stanford University Golf Course, Palo Alto, Calif.

The quarter-finals included two youngsters from Wahsington, two from Georgia, two from California, and one each from Colorado and Florida. The final went to the last hole -a 445-yarder. Lee hit a 5-iron second shot to the center of the green, got down in two putts for a winning 4.

For the 10th successive year, the tournament drew a record entry. The total was 1,365. Thirty-six states were represented among the 128 players who qualified.

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