Conrad Heads Heavy U. S. Entry in French Tourney: Campbell, Cudd, Hardwicke Among 24 Americans after Title, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-07


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Conrad Heads Heavy U. S. Entry in French Tourney Campbell, Cudd, Hardwicke Among 24 Americans After Title By ROBERT AHIER United Press Sports Writer PARIS, France, June 6. — Joe Conrad of San Antonio, newly-crowned British Amateur golf champion, and 24 other Americans head a six-nation field in the French Amateur Tournament which starts on the 6,608-yard Chantilly Course Wednesday. Conrad, who won the British crown last Saturday, arrived here today for his first practice round on the Chantilly layout. Other . American entries include Clarke Hardwicke of Los Angeles, runner-up in last years tournament played at Saint Germain, and Walker Cup team members Bill Campbell of Huntington, W. Va., and Bruce Cudd, Portland, Ore. Conrad is pitted against Yves Le Quellec of France in a first round match. Camp-* bell and Cudd, who drew byes in the first round, meet Indian Ambassador Sarbar Malik and C. D. Chapman of England, respectively, in the second round Wednesday afternoon. Twenty British golfers have entered the four-day tournament, 28 French, three Belgians, one Canadian, one Spaniard, one Irishman and one" Indian: Many of the American entries are servicemen stationed in Europe. French hopes will be upheld by defending champion Henri De Lamaze, who defeated Hardwicke, 4 and 3, last year to win his fifth championship. Another dangerous French contended is Francois Carlhian, who has won the amateur title several times1 despite his wthereU arm

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