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Julius Boros

Julius Boros, of the Mid Pines Club, N.C., who had been a professional only tow and a half years, interrupted the spell Hogan was casting over the Championship. An early starter in the final two rounds, he completed a 71-71-68-71-281, one over par, at the Northwood Club, Dallas, Texas. Hogan started with two 69s to tie the 36-hole record of 138, but he closed with two 74s on a very hot day.

On the last green, Hogan's playing companion, Ed Oliver holed a 50-putt for a birdie to finish second at 285 and Hogan had to be content with third place at 286. The entry of 1,688 set still another new high.


Starts - 26

Best Finish - Winner 1952, '63

Rds - 95

Cuts Made - 21

Top 3 - 5

Top 5 - 9

Top 10 - 11

Top 25 - 17

Avg. - 73.01

Scores In 60s - 10

Rds Under Par - 12

Earnings - $59,526.73