Hanson Enters Third Round of Womens British Amateur, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-05


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Hanson Enters Third Round Of Womens British Amateur BROADSTONE, England, June 4 UP. — Beverly Hanson, U. S. amateur golf champion from Indio, Calif., scored two victories today to reach the third round of the British Womens Amateur Championship but Americas only other two entrants were eliminated in second round matches. " Miss Hanson, who is so near-sighted she has trouble following her drives, defeated Arlette Jacquet of Belgium, 4 and 2, in the first round this morning and whipped Mrs. A. M. Wardlaw of Britain, 7 and 5, in second round play this afternoon. While the favored Miss Hanson advanced in opening day competition over the 6,040-yard Dorset County course,. Dorothy Kielty of Los Angeles, was eliminated, 4 and,3, by Belgian champion Christine Abbeloos in the tournaments first major upset. Miss Kielty, a ferry pilot during World War H. ,and the 1950 Canadian Womens Open champion, won her first round match with Evelyn Halsted of England, 5 and 4. ,Mrs. Betty Singleton of Hollywood, Calif., walked into the second round when her titled opponent, Lady Ashcombe of England, defaulted. But Mrs. Singleton left Miss Hanson as the only U. S. player remaining in the tournament after losing her afternoon match to the 1949 champion, Frances Stephens of England, 3 and 1.

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