Champion Hovey heads the list, and is justly ranked as the leading player of the country. He is quoted as owing a quarter 15. In the second class are Larned, Chace and Howland, who are placed at evens. Ex-Champion R. D. Wrenn has dropped into the third class with Carr Neel and Hobart. They received a quarter 15. The classification of the other players, with their handicaps, is appended:
Class 4-Richard Stevens, one half 15.
Class 5-A. E. Foote, C. R. Budlong, three-fourths 15.
Class 6-C. E. Sands, V. G. Hall, S. C. Millett, R. N. Wilson, Jr., A. H. S. Post, M. D. Smith, F. K. Ward, James Terry, E. P. Fischer, A. W. Post, G. W. Lee, Evarts Wrenn, George L. Wrenn, M. L. Whitman, L. E. Ware, 15.
Class 7-J. F. Foulkes, J. P. Paret, J. F. Talmadge, S. Hardy, J. D. E. Jones, S. D. Reed, W. L. Jennings, A. L. Williston, 15 1/4.
Class 8-E. A. Crowninshield, J. A. Ryerson, S. W. B. Moorehead, C. Tete, Jr., J. C. Davidson, A. Codman, Jr., Scott Griffin, J. B. Read, S. G. Thompson. B. F. Davis, T. S. Beckwith, G. C. Hinckley, W. M. Scudder, one-half 30.
Class 9-S. F. Wise, G. P. Herrick, H. B. Bartow, R. M. Miles, Jr., J. F. Hobart, Holcomb Ward, Ewing Stille, S. Henshaw, R. G. Sands, H. E. Avery, three-fourths 30.