22 JULY 1927, Page 3

* * Mr. Robert T. Jones has retained at St.

Andrews our open Golf Championship which he won last year. His play was as near perfection as could be. His victory was as popular as any British player's could have been, and that is to the credit of player and public alike. It was gained with a " record " score, six strokes below the old record, which was the exact number returned by, the two players, Boomer and Robson, who tied for second place. They may well be proud of such a defeat.