European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 7 1968, Page 16

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 7, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stripes Poge 17 Tren and sinn for go de Vicenzo s charge wins at Houston Roberto de Vicinzo Houston a Roberto de Vicinzo the tour Veteran from Argentina who lost the master through a bookkeeping error on his scorecard charged during the final nine holes Sun Day to overcome a determined Lee Trevino and win the $100,000 Houston champions International Golf tournament. De Vicenzo who remained within three strokes of the Lead throughout the tournament Fireda three under Par 68 to Edge past 28-year-old Trevino a horizon City tex., pro who grabbed the Lead Early in the final round but scorecard double cheeked lost on the final two holes. Dan Sikes who led by stroke after three rounds col lapsed on the final round. He suffered three bogeys and double bogey to drop Well off the Pace and finish with a 73,two Over Par. Miller Barber who was one stroke off the Pace saturday ran into a disaster on the final nine getting double bogeys on10 and 13. Jack Nicklaus the eader for the first two rounds also ran into trouble getting our bogeys during the round. Trevino who was one stroke behind the Lead after 54 holes took the Lead on the sixth Hole and held it through 16. But on l7 he bogeyed and dropped to Atie with de Vicenzo. On the final Hole Trevino pushed his tee shot into the crowd made a recovery to with in four feet of the Hole but was unable to drop the putt. He took Montreal tips blues 3-2, in Stanley finals opener St. Louis a Cente Jacques Lemaire grabbed a misguided pass Rac Eovin an fired a line drive goal that gave Montreal a 3-2 overtime Victory Over the plucky St. Louis blues sunday in the first game of the National hockey league Stan icy cup championship series. The blues were fighting i Montreal ice for a shot when the puck came out to Neutral raced up to it then charged in with St. Louis Terry Crisp in Pursuit. But Crisp could t catch Lem Aire and the Canadian unwound a vicious slap shot from 40 fee tout that went in past St. Louis goalie Glenn Hall with 1 41 gone in the first overtime. The second game of the Best-of-7 series will be played tues Day in St. Louis. It was Lemaire s seventh play off goal. Two of them have been game winners. Overtime record Montreal had tied the score second time late in the second period when Yvan Cournoyer scored his fifth goal of the play offs. Then the two teams battled carelessly through the third period and sent the Stanley cup game into an overtime. It was the seventh overtime contest forthe blues in one playoff year setting an nil record. Both teams had attacked wit incredible fury during the third period but Montreal goal Elorne Gump Worsley and St. Louis Hall were equal tothe attacks. Both stood off 11 shots on goal and made f ran tic saves along the Way. It was Only the second overtime game for Montreal in the playoffs. Do Senseman Ted Harris and John Ferguson brought the puck Down the left Side in route to Montreal s second goal. Ferguson fired a shot and the rebound went to Cournoyer who sent it Amateur mat group established in . Chicago a formation of he United states a m a t c u r wrestling federation has Bee announced Here. U is made up of representatives a National organizations which Ensor 98 per cent of competitive wrestling. Included Are the National association of intercollegiate athletics the National collegiate athletic association the National federation of state High school athletic associations and the a past Hall at 18 14 of the second period. The blues had dominate most of the second period. St. Louis took a 2-1 Lead with a Power play goal at 8 16 of the period. Brabender Blanks Washington hits or As o s win Washington a Pitcher Gene Brabender triggered a spree of three Home runs in one inning by Baltimore and blanked Washington 8-0 sunday As the orioles won their seventh straight game. Brabender led off in the top of the seventh with a 390-foot drive into the visitors bullpen in left enter Field. Curt Blefary Fol Lowed with another bases empty blast. Paul Blair doubled and Boog Powell capped the inning continued on Page 20 red Berenson skated Over the Blue line and quickly t o o k a shot for St. Louis. The rebound went to defens Eman Barclay Plager who passed behind to former Montreal great Dickie Moore. The 36-year-old Moore than steered the puck past Worsley for a St. Louis the first period the blues just returning to full strength after a penalty got the puck re bounded to Center ice where lager c a u g h t it on his stick then uncorked a shot from beyond the Blue line that went in at 9 19.but Montreal quickly snapped Back with a goal 23 seconds later in the first Larose sent the puck ahead to Little Center Henri Richard who skated around a pair of defens Emen and fired inform the left face off Circle at 9 42. The puck went in cleanly Over Hall s shoulder High into the right Corner of the s Captain Jean Beli Veau aggravated an ankle in jury and missed much of the game. Roberto s card Given big Check Houston up Al Geiber Ger who kept Roberto de Vicenzo s scorecard in the $100,000 Houston champions International sunday said he was double checking it As he walked the last Hole. Did you see me walking Down 18?" Geiberger asked. I m checking that baby Over. Want to make sure it was right. I Don t want my Nam mentioned. Geiberger said the Only Tim Devicenzo mentioned the scor ing was on the 17th tee after Devicenzo made a Birdie two on 16. He said now you give metro on that Hole not three " Geiberger said. When Devicenzo finished Inan apparent tie for the Lead in the masters Tommy Aaro gave him a four when he made a Birdie three on the 71st signed the incorrect scorecard and was knocked out of a playoff. A bogey while de Vicenzo Madea Par to win the $20,000 first place Vicenzo finished with a total score of 274, with Trevino no stroke behind. Sikes was third with a 276, Nicklaus Wasat 278 and Barber tied with Tommy Aaron at 279, five under Par but five strokes off the Vicenzo played flawless Golf through the front nine birding five with a four foot putt and on nine with a five foot putt after blasting out of a trap. He three putted 10 and 11for bogeys to drop three strokes behind. He then birdied 12, 13 and16 for the winning margin. The Argentine pro birdied 12with a 12-foot putt chipped to within three feet on 14 an dropped the putt for another Birdie and then dunked a 15-Footeron 16 for a Birdie two. Trevino who shot an even Par 71 in the final round won a $12,000 Check for second place. The Check equals almost half his total earnings on the tour the last two years. Jay Hebert fired an Ace on the 16th Hole of his final round the first Hole in one to be Shotin the three year old Houston champions tournament. It was Good for a new car. Hebert used a three Iron on the 180 Yard Par three Hole. Hebert s acevas the sixth of his career in tournament play but it was the first time he had Ever gotten a prize for the feat. Despite the Ace Hebert finished with a four round total of 290, deepen the pack but Good for s280. The winners Robert de Vicenzo $20,000 67-6s-7l.6s274 Lee Trevino 512.000 68-69-66-712 5dan Sikes 7.500 66-6s-69-73-276 Jack Nicklaus 55.000 65-69-72-72-2,8tommyaartm 54,05073-457-7g-s9279 Miller barbed 54.050 67.6.s-69-7 2.9 Frank Beard $3.10069-70-73-6--?0dale Douglass 53,1006&-7v71-692 0 Al Geiberger $3,10068-71-69-122-0steve Spray 52,600 6&-69-71-72--js1 George Knud on 52,200. 69-71-72-70-22stove Oppe Roann $2.200 69-67-72-74- 2 Tom Sci Stopf 52,20067-72-69-74-2s2 gone Littler j17&0 69-70-74-70 3 r. H. Is is 81,750 71-69-72-71-2s3terry Dill ,750n 69-69-73-72-23 continued on Page w Junior College athletic association. Hockey Jam St i Xmas goalie Glenn Hull fulls to the ice but enough team mates jury the net area to prevent the Montreal canadians from scoring in Sun Clay s nil Stanley cup game. At left is Jean Beliveau of Montreal. Blues in the picture Are Uon Sohock 10jean Guy Tal Bert 22al Arbour 3 and Bill Mccreary 15. Montreal won 3-2. --a11

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