Eagle (1917)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Sep 30 01:46:34 UTC 2003

On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

> The Washington Post (1877-1954). Washington, D.C.: Sep 2, 1917. p. 30 (1
> page):
>    The class of the golf played is indicated by the fact that the
> 635-yard sixteenth hole, probably the longest in the world, and with a
> par of six, was played twice in eagle 4's and the third time in birdie
> five.

Here's a slightly earlier citation:

1917 _N.Y. Times_ 26 Jul. 14  Hagen began the match with an eagle at the
first hole.

Fred Shapiro

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