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Hardly a patronizing opinion

Augusta National’s semantics lack fanfare, reader contends

This year’s U.S. Open is being played without fans. The NBA, NHL, MLB and most of the NFL and college football games have been and will be played without fans.

But the Masters will be played without “patrons or guests.”

Get with it, Augusta. As Bob Dylan wrote, “The times they are a-changin’.”

Charlie Jurgonis
Fairfax, Va.

A story worth sharing
I had never heard the story of Ralph Guldahl, or known that
he was so successful for those brief few years (“The mystery of 2-time U.S. Open champion Ralph Guldahl,” Sept. 17).

Thanks, John Fischer, for a thoughtful description of his life and the insight into what it means to be on top. I am sharing this with my golf buddies.

John Reibsamen
Elmhurst, Ill.

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