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1963

Greg McHatton, 16, of Whittier, Calif., defeated Richard Bland, of Tulsa, by 4 and 3 in the final at the Florence Country Club, Florence, S.C. McHatton's semi-final victim was 15-year-old Billy Herbert, of Roanoke, Va., 3 and 1. Bland eliminated Mike Thorp, of Louisville, Ky., on the 19th hole in the other semi-final after being 4 down as late as the 11th hole.

McHatton, outdriving Bland by 30 to 40 yards, was 6 up at the turn in the final, which required only one hour 47 minutes for its 15 holes. Herbert beat the only foreign player in the field, Enrique Sterling, Jr., of Mexico City, by 1 up in the fifth round. The entry of 2,230 was a record for the 14th consecutive year.

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