of Washington produced its second consecutive Junior Amateur Champion
in William L. Tindall, 17, of Seattle. He defeated Robert L. Hammer, 17,
of Sarasota, Fla., 2 and 1, in the final. This followed the victory of
Larry J. Lee, of Spokane, the previous year and marked the first time
consecutive Champions had come from the same state.
was played at the Milburn Golf and Country Club, Overland Park, Kans.
The entry reached a record 1,445; this was the 11th successive year in
which the entry had increased. Both semi-final matches went extra holes
for the first time. Tindall defeated Bruce Fischer, 15, of Manning, Iowa,
1 up in 19 holes; Hammer ousted Sherman Finger, III, 16, of Evanston,
I'll., 1 up in 20 holes.
match won by Michael Eiserman, of Independence, Mo., over Patrick Honeycutt,
of Memphis, Tenn., equaled the all-time USGA record for most extra holes
in a match; George Von Elm and Maurice McCarthy, Jr., were the first to
play 10 extra holes, in the 1930 Amateur Championship. Robert R. Kirouac,
of Sharon, Mass., became the third player in history to play in five Junior
Amateur Championships. He joined Jack Nicklaus and John Konsek in this