[News Script: Colonial] Part: 1 of 2
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SOF COMING: Yep. Its rain. The gentle rain that falleth from
heaven, making the grass green me* the flowers grow/
and cancelling out the second day of the I !
national Invitation The rains came around noon today,
drowning birdies, eagles, pars and bogies alike until
tournament officials, watching the dripping pros
through a course dotted with casual water,
took mercy upon them and called the whole thing off.
The pros, looking up at streaming skies, and envisening
soaring scores, gave thanks and sprinted for cover in
the Nineteenth Hole,
adjourned to the putting green
to try and warm up rather Putter S# Meanwhile,
the Tournament Committee closeted itself with PGA
pondering whether to play 36 holes tomorrow,
officials, SAMPAd Mw
or play 18, and add an extra day. Tournament Chairman
Frank Rodgers reveals the d eeision to a sodden crowd...
SOF UNTIL END
END CUE: "....WILL BE HONORED TOMORROW..."
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Colonial], item, May 8, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc959153/m1/1/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.