Golf vs. tennis.

Golf vs. tennis.

The stadium scene.
Sept. 15 2005 12:01 PM

Golf vs. Tennis

How one country club sport defeated the other.

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Correction, Sept. 16: The article originally and incorrectly stated that all three American
golf majors were held at private clubs. The U.S. Open was held at Pinehurst, which, while being very expensive, is not a private club. (Return to the corrected sentence.)

Field Maloney, who comes from a hard-cider-making family, is writing a book about wine in America. He likes to drink beer.

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