Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
Vines' account is contradicted by Kramer, who describes how the turnaround in results was caused by Hoad's back problem.
This explains the sudden change in fortunes.
In 1959, Hoad led at 13-5 until, again, his back acted up.
Kramer and Gonzales are old rivals. Kramer wanted Gonzales to lose his crown as the best player on the professional tour. Are you sure you trust Kramer's account more than Vines' account?