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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta g THE LETHBRIDCE Monday, July 1J, 1971------------------------------------------------ Will seek Western Open lille tlm iveek Trevino doesn't plan to slow down one bit SOUTIIPORT, England (API _ Lee Trevino is heading for the Western Open in Chicago with his reputation even higher than the triumvirate which has dominated world'goll for a dec ade. The "big three" are still ic garded as Jack Nicklaus, Ar- nold Palmer and South African Gary Player. But when Trevino took the British Saturday, he added this ancient crown to the United States and Canadian Open titles that he's won in less than a month. Palmer scratched from the British Open because he was upset by the way he was play- ing. Nicklaus finished the cham- pionship a joint fifth on a four- round total of strokes off the pace set by Trevino, who had 278 for 14 under par. Player was one stroke back of Nicklaus at 284. "I'm the second Cassius Clay." Trevino whooped after leaving the Royal Birkdale course by the Irish Sea with the British crown under his belt. By that he meant he was dominating golf the same way Muhammad Ali (Clay) domi- nated the world heavyweight boxing scene. GOLFER TO BEAT Everyone here in the country that gave birth to golf agreed that Trevino now is the man to beat for any title. "I had never won a champion ship on this side of the water and 1 believe that a really world-class golfer must pick up titles in countries outside the United Trevino said. "I think that now I must be re garded as world class." Tire Scottish Sunday Posl said: "The fabled big three ol golf have finally been banded. At Birkdale Lee Trev ino smashed to smithereens the image of the great triumvir ate." Trevino, even bouncier than he normally is on the American circuit, nearly blew the British championship with a disastrous seven on the 71st hole. He was playing with an almost unknown golfer from Taiwan, Liang Huan Lu. At one stage Trevino led Lu by five strokes, but sudden! the American's lead was cut it one shot going into the last hole Trevino kept his cool am carded a textbook birdie on the 72nd green to collar the champi- onship. Roars of excitement echoed all over the sun-splashed links. A crowd of turned. staged out to see Trevino and Lu play-, ing to the climax of one of the' greatest championships ever Race results CALGARY (CP) Reaulti from Victoria Park Saturday. First Sl.JOO claiming, J-year-oids and up 7 furlongs Taffy Blond (Shields) T2.70 6.70 4.3Q Kimbrook (Bsrroby) 7.20 3.40, Sui 3.JO. Time: 2-5 Prairie Plus, Tetratass, Esprit I Joie, Tara Atom, Cosmic Kid also ran Second claiming, 3-vcar-olds, 7 fu longs Angel County (Kipling) 12.80 7.' 5.60, Bomb Striker (Hunt) 9.70 7-2 Bats Last (Stadnyk) 3.30. Time: Rullah County, Gnld Labs, Lccti Lass, Derrick's Dancer, Foolish Di DOUBLE: t'-E.iO. Third claiming, J-vear-olds and u 7 furlongs Dark Susan (Hunt) 9.60 4-70 3.80 Blessed Hour (Billingsley) 3.70 2.50 Noacceptlon (Barroby) 2.50. Time: 1-5 Tom's Award, Northern Pine el: ran. Track Scratches: Gala Fibber, Eli Ma. All Black. OUINELLA: Fourth claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fu longs Cheat The Bull (Suitor) 24.40 9. 5.00, Sabre Wind IPacheco) 5.40 3.8 Reserved Speed (Hedge) 5.50. Time: Flower De May, Sir Morn, Jel! Lyndon Valley, Multi Special t Fifth claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 longs Obligation (Whittle) A.60 4.50 3.3 Clothes Fashion (Jackowiak) 4.20 3.2 Tiger Tracks (Morris) time: 3-5 Flag Reaction, Haydn's Smoke, Cn snt Style, Bomb Site. Yousweepindi Also ran. EXACTOR: Sixth claiming, 4-year-olds and i Va miles Diddle (Kipling) 7.90 4.30 3.20, Pr cious Argent (Hedge) 7.10 4.10, Kr Dreamer (Morris) 4.50. Time: 1-5 Silver Dell, King Sparkle, War Bri- dle, Same Affair also ran. Seventh Handicap, 4-year-olds up, IVa miles Against The Wind (Sanchez) 3.10 X-Soottme (Hedge) 2.80 7-10, Sioux Cadet (Morris) 2.30. Time: 3-5 Mighty Hawk, X-Love Your Host, X-Charlie Cheri, Northern Oil also ran. X-Canada West Ranches entry. Eighth SUOO and up, 7 luriongs Polish Rod (Shields) 11.30 5.90 4.00, Round River (Patheco) 3.50 2.90, Now Man (Wiseman) 3.50. Time: 2-5 Sickio Toes, Swiffle, Canadian Ca- per, QUINELLA: 110.3 Tony .lacklin, Britain's for- mer holder of I he U.S. and Brit- sh Opens, was in the clubhouse vith a 72-hole score of 280. At hat stage there could have etm a Uircc-wsy tie involving Yevino. Lu who finished at 279, and Jacklin. But the brash Mcx- Vlary of Scotland Maturity winner ONE FOR THE RECORD BOOK Deron Johnson, Phila- delphia Phillies' first baseman, holds three baseballs in ihe dressing room after hitting three home runs against Montreal Expos. It was his fourth consecutive, having hit one Saturday night. Scan-American they call "Su- pcr-Mex" settled the issue with his birdie on the last hole. "This is simply the most fan- tastic day of my Trevino said. "But now I'm off to the Western Open starting Thurs- day and I hope I can keep up my greatest run of success." Blalock tops gals Unknowns force issue TORONTO (CP) Mary of Scotland won the 19lh running f the Canadian Malur- tv Stakes at Woodbine Race- rack Saturday beating Victor- an Display by lengths. Man' of Scotland, ridden by Sandy Hawley and the only filly in tire race, from last position with only of a mile to go. Almoner, the 6-5 favorite, fin- ished third. The attendance of more than wagered more than 000. MILWAUKEE (AP) Dave Eichelberger outnerved two un- heralded players in a hot finish with a dosing three-under-par 71 for a one-stroke victory in the Greater Milwaukee Open golf tournament Sunday. With a three-way tie looming in the battle for the top money after Australian Bob Shaw and Ralph Johnston .fin- ished with a 72-nole total of 271, Eichelberger birdied the 17th hole and closed with a par. He wound up with 270, 14 under par. Johnston blew a three-foot birdie putt on the 18th which could have sent the match at Tripoli Golf Club's par-71 course into a sudden-death playoff. Johnston dosed with a 67 and Shaw, who started the final round four strokes off the pace, shot a 66 to share second place and earn each. The final round over the wind-swept course, was a see- saw scrap with at least a three- way tie for first looming. But Eichelberger broke the tension in the final two-some with his birdie on the par-five 476-yard 17th hole by dropping his approach to within three fee' and easily sinking the putt. About 45 minutes before the end, it appeared that even Bruce Crampton of Australia might also figure in z four-way sudden-dealh playoff as he went to the clubhouse 12 under par with a closing 65. Crampton won with his fourth place standing. Hod Funseth, who had held tin third round lead by.a stroke Saturday, faded to a 72 for fifth place and Five players wound up four strikes behind and were tied for sixth. They included Dean Re- fram, who was tied with Eichel- berger for second after 54 holes, Lou Graham, Roy Pace, Paul Moran and veteran Lionel He- bert, who scored his second suc- cessive 09. Meanwhile in Horsham, Pa, pigtail'ed Jane Blabock overcame Kathy Whitworlh's two stroke lead and charged to a five-un- der-par 68 Sunday to win the George Washington women's golf tournament. The 31-year-old Miss WW- tworth, leading all-time money winner on the women's tour, folded under a steady drizzle, shooting a three-over-par 38-38 for a total of 214. Peter Revson turns tables GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) Peter Revson. auto racing's nost eligible bachelor, turned ,lie script around Sunday and won the season's third Canadi- an-American Challenge Cup race from team-mate Denis riulme. Revson, a handsome, 32-year- old New Yorker who races out of Redondo Beach, Calif., easily outdueled Hulme and Scotland's Jackie Stewart after the first 25 miles and brought Team Me- Al Ford loses 011 decision KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reu- ter) Percy Hayles of Ja- maica pounded out a unanimous 15-round decision over chal- lenger Al Ford of Edmonton Saturday night to retain his Commonwealth lightweight box- ing title. Only one judge made Hayles the winner by a wide margin. The other judge scored it 147-146 and the referee 147-144. Ford, the faster o.c the pair, carried the fight to Hayles for much of the match, scoring with left jabs. But the champion was the stronger puncher and landed many blows to the body. There was little action for the first four rounds, but then the pace quickened until both men slowed again towards the end. Hayles, who weighed 134% pounds to Ford's 133. suffered a nose bleed early in the fight. Allunlic tilic won by Kendall MONCTON, N.B. (CP) Terry Kendall, a 23-yeor-old professional from Wellington, sank a six-foot pressure putt on UK llllli green liere Sun- day to win the Atlantic Open golf, championship. Sandy Hawley [eaves Canada TORONTO (CP) Sandy Hawley is quitting the Ontarii thoroughbred circuit to try his riding luck elsewhere. "I'm going for a the 22-year-old jockey from Osh- awa, Ont., said Sunday. He leads the Ontario riders with 136 wins this season. Hawley, who led North Amer ican jockeys in with 45r victories, learned Saturday lha he had been given a five-da) suspension for what the trad stewards termed careless riding with Tiger Terry in the thin race last Friday. It was the fourth five-day sus ,aren its second 1-2 finish of the eason. He finished the 190-mile grind t Road Atlanta more than 20 econds ahead of Hulme, a New ealander and No. 1 driver for he British-based McLaren or- anization. Hulme was seeking is 19th Can-Am victory in three ears. Revson almost didn't make it, owever. A tire went flat on his nal lap around the tricky, 10- urn circuit and he limped nder the checkered flat at a nail's pace. The car stalled 100 ards past the finish line. Stewart, who had upset Mc- jaren's domination of the million series at St. Jovite Que., two weeks ago, appearec m the way to his second straight triumph until trouble began to strike his Lola. The Scot raced past Revson a ,he start of the sixth lap anc was pulling away at near recorc speed when a tire gave way just jefore he completed lap No. 13, LOSES THREE LAPS After his crew put on a new one, the battery in his car gave way as he was leaving his pit By the time a replacement bat tery was found, Stewart was three laps off the pace and ou: 3f contention. Stewart, however, recorded .he fastest lap in the race, a siz- zling 117.35 miles per hour, sev eral laps after his pit troubles. Revson completed the 75 laps over one of America's toughest road layouts at a record aver- age speed of 111.17 m.p.h. His :ime on the track in 90-pl temperatures was 1 hour, 42 minutes and 9.6 seconds. He collected a first place check of plus abou in accessory money. He also picked up for bein; Saturday's second fastest qual: fier. Hulme had won the pole. Third place went to Lothar Motschenbacher of Beverly Hills Calif., in a McLaren M8E Chcv rolet. Tony Adamowicz of Torr cnce, Calif., was fourth in a Me Laren MSB, while Milt Minte of Santa Susana, Calif., brougli a Porsche 917 home fifth. pension for Hawley this year and is scheduled to begii Wednesday and conclude will the ending of the Woodbin racetrack summer meeting nex Sunday. llawlcy wa.s reluctant lo dis cuss his feelings toward judges. Royals dropped to lliird place Lethbridge Royals went froi first place to third Sunday in the Calgary Inter City Socce League and all they did wa lose once. Royals dropped a 3-1 verdic to Juventus as Gus Fromrada scored the lone goal but th loss dropped the locr.ls inl third spot in Uie league. Royals will have a chnnce I gain some ground this comin weekend when they host Ca gary Croatia at Uie Civic Ccnlr I at t p.m. Tomorrow Broken Sizes and ALE Colours DRASTIC Many Reductions a.m. to 1 p.m.! Thursday nnd Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Salurdoy 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m. College Shopping Mall 2025 Mayor Magrath Drive ;