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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 21, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas HtraldZtltuitf June K Local golf Woodlands Hole Woodlands Editors note This is the last of a threepart series surveying and scouting area golf By DAVID KING Staff writer The outofcontrol golfer will see more trees than a lumberjack at the Woodlands Country Club golf The courses nine holes nine more are scheduled to open in September are mostly narrow and and they are also dotted by 25 sand traps and five water The character of the course favors a straight hitter who takes controlled course pro Ken Whitaker i The Myater and narrow fairways call for good A water well provides the course with good irrigation and the five water And it also has helped make the greens some of the best in the Whitaker I think its a good test of golfing the pro Its not impossible to Here is Whitakers holebyhole anlysis of the course 1 448 par A good drive and a good drive to the since the fairway slopes to the right is needed on this straight Two traps flank the 2 340 par A short par 2 is one that demands accuracy from the since a large water hazard lurks to the left on the fair 3 460 par This big dogleg left features another water this one all the way across the fairway halfway to the Whitaker recommends driving to the right side of the hen using a 3wood over the water to lay up short of the 4 265 par Bunkers 50 yards short of the green leaves the golfer with a and two more on either front side of the green dont make later shots any 5 275 par Dont miss the fairway with outofbounds up close on the left side and heavy woods to the More water sits in the crook of the dogleg 100 yards short of the 6 165 par One of the prettiest holes on the with an elevated tee box featuring a view of the The green lies in a valley 7 160 par The second par requiring a 46r5iron to reach the 8 397 par One of the two toughest holes on the with a dogleg a water hazard in the fairway and two big traps guarding the The fairway slopes to the then back toward the golfer near the It takes a good shot 240 yards to get close enough to the water to set up a good second 9 510 par A severe dogleg right with two traps and a water hazard makes this a memorable and tough Cutting the dogleg is difficult with heavy woods to the and laying up to the hole isnt easy with the water hazard on the right side of the fairway near The back which is well on the way to will be similar to the front Whitaker Itll be a little but itll have a lot of some water and he Nelson nabs Open AP It would be easy to lose Larry Nelson in a No trouble at He is a slight 35yearsold and fighting a receding He looks like your next door Except for one Your nextdoor neighbor isnt the reigning United States Open Golf Tournament Larry Nelson Nelson captured one of golfs most treasured shooting a 4underpar 67 for the raindelayed final 18 holes at the Oakmont Country Club to finish at one stroke ahead of defending champion Tom It was not as easy as it Nelson needed a spectacular 62foot putt to take the then survived a bogey on his final hole of the day when Watson obligingly also bogeyed After a torrential rain storm suspended the tournaments last round action Sun the two men went into their final holes Monday tied for the lead at Watson was putting at Nelson teeing off at 16 when play When I went to the practice I knew the distance 228 yards on the par3 16th and I would have to hit a Nelson I hit a few more than his drive didnt seemto him in particularly good I hit to the left of the he He was some 60 feet away from the Not an easy decided The 16th at Oakmont is something of a rollercoaster 1 There are three terraces and I was on the top Nelson Theyre all with little left and right Its the fastest grfeen on the j not one to challenge the figured hed play the hole I wasnt thinking about Anythingex cept getting close enough the hole to make the next he said You cant make it from 60 Nelson putted and the ball started its roller coaster ride toward the Close to the it started slowing but it had the right speed over the last As the ball slid smoothly over the Nelsons Russ shouted Break Break j The putt dropping softly into the hole as both Graver and Nelson did a little I couldnt just stand there and explained You dont hit many of Armed with the lead Nelson very nearly gave it After parring he ran into trouble with a bogey on the 18th It left him at for the tour who had played par golf on controlled his own I was said It was up to I had finished 72 holes If hes he beats we I Nelson figured there was nothing he could do but sit back and But he didnt have to wait because on Watson found problems of his His second shot landed in a bunker on the right side of the A year in a similiar situation in the Open at Pebble Watson had hit a spectacular chip shot for a birdie that clinched the championship for I thought about making he I thought about Pebble He did not drop this shot but he had no complaints with I hit one of my best bunker he It left him with a 7foot par but he missed leaving himself almost the same distance coming This one dropped for i Lloyd eye i streaks at Wimbledon England AP Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert Lloyd arc the top seeds in womens singles of the 1983 Wimbledon and the title for either would keep a very important streak the defending is attempting to become the first repeat champion in the womens singles since she turned the trick in 1978 and The woman she defeated for both those and for last years coveted silver was Lloyd is seeking her fourth consecutive Grand Slam tournament as she won the 1982 titles in the and Australian Opens and was victorious in last French The Grand Slam can be achieved only winning the four titles in the same calendar Navratilova and Lloyd hope to duplicate the winning ways of their male coun topseeded Jimmy who captured this title a year and 2 John both of whom advanced to the second round with straightset victories on Navratilova was scheduled to take on Beverly Mould of South while Lloyd was to meet Alycia Also scheduled for firstround action today was thirdseeded Ivan Lendl of Czechoslovakia in the mens and 3 Andrea Jaeger and 4 Tracy Austin in the womens singles on the famed courts at the AllEngland Lawn Tennis and Croquet Connors eliminated Eddie Edwards of South Africa while McEnroe stopped fellow American Ben Testerman 6 1 But opening day did sec several Nduke Odizor of Nigeria upset 4 Guillcrmo Vilas of Argentina 7 and Italys Claudio Panatta easily ousted 7 Jose Luis also of Chris Lewis of New Zealand pulled off the third upset of the eliminating hard serving Steve the 9 4 darkness began to fall at the I was certainly not 100 percent out Vilas said after Odizor staved off one match point before baUling his way to It was at the back of my the lefthander referring to the one year suspension from Volvo Grand Prix tennis handed him by the Mens In ternational Professional Tennis Council for allegedly accepting appearance Vilas had denied the charges and is in the process of appealing the MIPTCs Clerc was never in his match against i One popular winner was lOthseeded Billie Jean at 39 the Lady of the womens tennis who has won a record 20 Wimbledon delighted her fans with a 63 victory over Elizabeth Sayers of NB swimmers qualify for Junior Olympics Swimming in their first meet of the season at Fort Sam Houston inSan Antonio last a handful of New Braunfels Aquatic Club memi bers brought home 14 ribbons and made several A and B Josh Hendry qualified for the Junior Olympic Age Group Swimming Championships with A times in five events and for the Texas Age Group Championships with an AA time in he 50meter Hendrys also qualified for the Junior Olympics with an A time in the 50 The Junior a series of regional meets leading to a national is sponsored by the McDonalds fast food The meet for South Texas will be held at the Virgil Blossom Athletic Center in San Antonio July TAGS is the state championship and requires a AA time minimum in each event The 12 and under TAGS meet will be held at the Blossom July and the 13 and over will be held at The Woodlands in Other members of the NB Aquatic Club will have a chance to qualify for the Junior Olympics June 25 at Landa Park Pool when McDonalds sponsors the official threeday qualifying More than 300 south Texas Swimmers will try to Winners in the events this past weekend are as follows B EVENTS AA times Josh 1112 50meter A times 1112 100meter 50meter 200meter free Jeff 1518 50meter 28 First place Jacob 910 50meter Josh 1112 50meter Jeff 1518 200meter 100meter Second place 50meter Fourth place 200meter 50 meter CEVENTS B times Josh 1112 200meter individual Jeff 1518 200meter i Second place Crissy 50meter j Jeff Hendrys 1518 100meter Third place Jeff 100meter Sixth place Jennifer 9rlO 50meter i Eighth place Steven 9JO 50meter Josh 11J2 50meter 76ers make Cunningham richest coach PHILADELPHIA AP Billy Cunningham has reaped his reward for leading the Philadelphia 76ers to the National Basketball Association championship a contract making him the highest paid coach in the history of the Cunningham has signed a contract estimated at per which ended speculation he initiated that he might give up Club owner Harold Kate told a news con ference BUly the highest paid coach in the and probably in the history V sincerely was thinking about leaving Harold was very flexible with It was a situation where a lot of coaches were moving around and there were a lot of people but Harold was willing to let me clear my head and come to a Billy Cunningham cerned the best thing Billy does is and I told him that people should stay in the profession that they do the said that the most im portant thing in his deciding to return was Krt Mid thf wdy rftwn it twk long to w the ewtrast wai m wfctter N wanted te to M tor IM Im I sincerely was thinking about leaving Harold was very flfiible with meIt was i situation a lot of coaches were moving irowwi and there were lot of people ivaUibJf but Harold wat willing to let me dear my head and come to a Now that hes Cunningham lost no time talking about the I just think we have put a group of men together that will come into training camp with as good or better an attitude concerning the upcoming season and will be mentally prepared and ready to Cunningham We realized our goal and it was just such a great thing to why not try and do it again No NBA team has repeated as champion since the 1999 Boston Cunninghams old which guaranteed him a May the night the Sixers their sweep of the Los Angeles JJefore Cun ninghams new Hubie BJfflWjn of the New York Knicks was about to bepbnje the highest paid coach with a salary next Cunningham directed the 76ers to the best NBA regular season record a four game sweep of the Knieks in the Eastern Conference a 4il elimination of Milwaukee in the Eastern and finally the wipeout of the defending champion Cunningham has taken the 76ers to the finals three He has more playoff victories 56 than any other Since pe became coach six games into the 1977 his teams have won 344 He reached victories faster than any coach in NBA Cunningham played U In the NBA Travelers finish 3rd in Austin Mingo Mendez led the New Braunfels Travelers to a third place trophy in the First Annual National Mexican American Slowpitch Softball Tourney last weekend by smacking five Sponsored by the Austin Vikings Softball the tournament was held in Austin on the Williams Baseball Field near Longhorn Approximately 50 teams from Central and South Texas attended the double elimination The Travelers won their first five games before falling to the secondplace Fort Worth Power and the tourney champion Lubbock Sante Both of the games against Sante Fe were said Ar mando We came back really well in the first We were down 63 in the bottom the seventh and came back to win But we just couldnt do it Sunday and we fell The tournament Most Valuable Players from the Travelers were Jesse Kono Aguirre and Mando After winning their first game Saturday via a forfeit from a Laredo the Travelers blasted the Austin Raiders Mando Aguirre was the winning pitcher while Delgado went 4for 4 with three runs batted Hernandez also had a good game with two RBIs and a 4for4 record Junior Hernandez Landin claimed one RBI and went 4for5 Kono Aguirre hit 3 for4 with one RBI and Gilbert Martinez went 3for4 with two In the third Mendez smacked his first homer to lead New Braunfels over the Fort Worth The win ning pitcher was Elroy The Travelers won their first really tight game in the next Playing the Lubbock Sante Fe they rallied from a 63 deficit in the bottom of the seventh to take a 76 Bcrnie Martinez and Kono Aguirre were the leading hitters as each went 2 Mendez picked up his second home run in the game while going In Sundays New Braunfels started the day with a 123 whipping of the Wichita Falls Albert McKinnis and Mando Hernandez each went 2for4 while Martinez went 3for3 and Kono Aguirre went Mendez smashed his third home The Travelers first loss came in their noon matchup with the Power Both teams were undefeated before the Pack crushed New Mendez hit his fourth home grabbed two RBIs and went 2foN while Landin knocked in one runner and went Casteneda was the losing New Braunfels was awarded third place after losing to Lub bock Sante Fe in their seventh Jj t
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