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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE IETHBRIDGE HERALD Monday, July 16, 1973 But Tom Weiskopf is really not complaining There was something about the Troon course A happy guy Tom Weiskopf of the United States kisses the British Open trophy Saturday after winning the British title at Troon, Scotland. TROON, Scotland (AP) Tom Weiskopf, the world's new est golf hero, continues to be puzzled by the Troon course, even after winning the British Open golf championship over the tricky seaside layout along Scotland's western shore. Following his record-tying 12- under-par' 276 Saturday, Weis- kopf said: "I don't understand this course at all." Golfing buffs wondered what he might hdve shot if he had set up a happy relationship with wind battered, rain splashed Troon. Prior to the tournament over the par-72 course, Weiskopf voiced his displeasure with the layout. But his attitude mellowed with a constant stream of birdies. OPEN RECORD TIED Despite his original hostility, Weiskopf managed to win con- vincingly, equalling the best- ever score for the 113-year-old event, set on the same Troon course by Arnold Palmer the last time the tourney was played here in 1962. "I stiU say it's a tough Weiskopf maintained. "I played my best golf ever. I never three-putted once during the four rounds. But I've never been so confusd at the start of a tournament. And I still feel puzzled now." Weiskopf, who never had won a major tourney before arriving here, had been red-hot this year, taking three events on the U.S. PGA circuit in two months. The prize money for the Brit- ish Open winner was a modest Sport of all sorts RETAINS TITLE PANAMA (AP) Panama's Ernesto Marcel retained his World Boxing Association feath- erweight crown Saturday night with a 12th-round technical knockout of Antonio Gomez of Venezuela., Gomez didn't answer the bell for the 12th round, having taken Ebony Hawks lose twice Taber Ebony Hawks' took it on the chin twice over the weekend as they suffered a pair of Southern Alberta Major La- crosse League setbacks'. Saturday night the Hawks were the victims of a 14-12 decision to the Nanton Blazers while Sunday they took the short end of a 11-7 score against the Calgary Shamrocks. In Saturday's match, Bob Monkman led Nanton to their hard-fought victory with a bril- liant six-goal performance. Monkman has now scored 27 goals in his last four games. Ken Gregus paced Taber with five big goals while Alvaro Zan- oUi added a pair. Singles came off the sticks of Bruce Christanson. Dave Smith, Gary Romses. Wayne Bowes and Chipper Chmielewski for Taber, who trailed 11-9 after two periods. Meanwhile the Calgary Shamrocks finished the 1973 season undefeated by dropping the Hawks Sunday. Miles Cruise tallied five markers for Calgary's sixteen- th straight win while Smith man- aged a hat-trick for the Hawks. Other Taber marksmen in- tduded Zanolli, Chmielewski, Roger McAdam and Gary Sco- vfl. Calgary led 7-5 at the end of the second period. too much punishment from the champion. Marcel won the crown in Au- gust last year, defeating Gomez in Maracay, Venezuela. WINS ON POWER NEW YORK (AP) Esteban DeJesus of Puerto Rico, using aggressiveness and superior punching power, pounded his way to a unanimous 12-found decision over Ray Larnpkin of Portland, Ore., in a lightweight fight Saturday. The bout was sanctioned as an American light weight championship. Lampkin now has won 12 straight and has only lost once in 37 pro matches. WINS CHARITY GOLF TOKYO (AP) Fumio Tan- aka of Japan shot a final round 70 Sunday for a 72-hole total of 274, 14-imder-paf, and won the Aero Masters Charity- golf tournament. Tanaka's final round was two-under-par on the Fuchu Country Club course and followed previous ef- forts of 71, 70 and 63. CANADA ENDS SECOND MIAMI (AP) The United States won the men's and women's singles and team title Saturday in the llth annual bowling tournament of the Americas. The U.S. also was first in the national all-events title and Canada was second. BOXER SHOULD REST MEXICO CITY (Reuter) A boxer who suffers two con- secutive knockouts should be obliged to rest for at least six months, says secretary Jose Sulaivao of the World Boxing Council. He said Saturday medi- cal studies have shown that it takes a boxer at least six months to recover fully from two knockouts. FACES SURGERY MINNEAPOLIS (AP) mon Killebrew will undergo sur- gery July 23 on his ailing left knee, Minnesota Twins said Sunday. Killebrew -will be lost to the Twins for from six to eight, weeks. The 37-year-old slugger is fourth on the all-time home run list with 544 career homers, but has hit just three this season and is batting only .245. Killebrew suffered a torn medical cartilage in a June 25 game a t Chicago. He was placed on the disabled list Sat- urday. Race results CALGARY fCPJ Stampede Park race results Saturday: FIRST claiming, 3-year-olds, 7 fur. longs. Cloud Chaser (Kipling) S.10 3JO 2.50; Kistoper (Wiseman) 10.60 Drink It Up fPhelan) Time: 1-S. Tropical Rpse, Mister Wycone, Shel- ly M, Color Me Happy also ran. SECOND claiming, lyear-olds, 7 fur- longs. Easygopaddv (Morris) 4.90 3.30 2.70; Angie Sue (McCauley) 6M 4.00; Irish Society (Geld) 3.00. Time: Go Go Mack, Royal Attempt, Sir Magic, Agnichloris, Sen Of Lathum also ran. DAILY DOUBLE: SI2.70 THIRD claiming, 4-year-olds end up, miles. Barry T (Nibleltt 58.30 22.20 10.10; Prim D'Avril (Watson) 4.90 3.70; Sil- ver Dell (Kipling) Time: 3-5? Divvy Up, Canalta Rocky. Lolita's Hope. Clean Thinking also ran. GUINELLA: SI67.70 Track Scratch Tickle Your Fancy. FOURTH S2.100, claiming, 4-year-olds and up, 7 furlongs, Fsurthcucht 'Norrisi 10.10 4M J.30; Fre.it Desk (Campbell) 3.20 2-50; Kuckee Lad (Kipling) 2.30. Time: 4-5. White Jet, Game also ran. FIFTH S1.900, claiming. 3-year-olds, Vi miles Prince Go 'Phelan) 10.50 .4.30; Khamite (Kiplino) S.M 4.00; Calgary Red (Whittle) 3.30. Time: 3-5. Maylinga, Bucking Hope, Haste Ye Back, Star Pine, If By Chance also ran. EXACTOR: SIXTH allowance, 3-year-clds, Vi miles. Mr. LC (Wiseman) 11.80 3.00; Win A Point (Whittle) 3.80 Hylo Ruler (McCauley) 2-50 Time: 2J. DogWe way, wtiataruler. Red Pow- er, Keen Arrow also ran. SEVENTH claiming, 4-year.olds and up, 7 furlonqs. Call Me Star (Inda) f.60 4JO 2.90; Jays Victory (Rasmussen) 3.00; Air Strike (Whittle) 3.30. Time: 2-5. Raccrific, Short Date, Kecnspin also ran. EIGHTH handicap, 4-year-olds up, miles. Easter Search (Rasmussen) 2-70 2.30; Big Dan 'Campbell) 2.60 J-25; Edie's Prizt (Inda) 2.60. Time: Cypress Cove. Honor and Glory, Count Ssimpre also NINTH claiming, 4-year-oUs up, 7 furlongs. v.ull! special (Parsons) 10.40 3-BD; CryogtnJe (Rycrett) J.80 5.70; Adorning ft'iaster (Campbell) 3-50. Time: 1-S. Rely Glen, Precious Argent, Carov- fer, I ;.Mss You, Swoon Doll also ran. QUINELLA: Final decision will tell Olga Korbut finished? MOSCOW f API 03ga Kor- but, the Russian gymnast -with the impish smile, may "say goodbye to gymnastics forever" because an international feder- ation says her performances are too dangerous. The 18-year-old Munich Olym- pic star warned of her possible early retirement Sunday in re- action to a recent ruling by the Internationa] Gymnastics Frd- eration thai banned certain ete- menls" of her particu- larly her breath-taking double baclmard somersault on the ha'iance from future corr Tu If ibe decision is put into ef- feet." she said in an interview published in the official sports organ. Sovietsky Sport, "then I simply do not see any place for myself in WON THREE GOLDS The 89-pound Olga. who cap- tured three gold medals at Munich, said her roach in- vented her complicated routine: "We showed it the whole j world and it was accepted j "Probably there are other j ways, too, but I never realized our way was worthy of condemnation and should be banned. We never imposed it on one aiv! we didn'1 for privileges. The young teaching student. voted 3972 Press Fe- male Athlete of tbe Year, said the federation's ruling meant she would probably not partici- pate in nest month's inter- national University Games here. Preparation began long ago. she said, on development of a new routine for the Games, combining elements of her past performances witti "completely new and unknown elements. "But if the earlier ones arc now she said. then it is clear the new ele-1 mcnts will also be I But victory in the pres- tige-laden event carries a host of endorsements and other fringe benefits which should lift Weiskopf, who a few years ago couldn't afford to play as an amateur, into the select million- dollar class. He began the final round with a one-stroke lead over Johnny Miller, 26-year-old winner of the U.S. Open. Miller made a strong bid. So did Britain's Neil Coles and fa- vored Jack Nicklaus. Miller and Coles shared sec- ond place at 279, one stroke ahead of Nicklaus. But Miller let Weiskopf slip away, and sparkling last rounds Shavers not alone in pain GROSSINGER, N.Y. (AP) Ernie Shavers and Madison Square Garden are both in a lot of pain today. Shavers because he lost the use of his jaw for a while and the Garden because it lost an expected sellout for the Sha- vers-Jerry Quarry fight for at least as long. Shavers' jaw was wired at Community General Hospital in Liberty, N.Y., Sunday night after the heavy-weight fighter broke it during a sparring ses- sion. Shavers of Warren, Ohio, was sparring witfi New York heavy- weight, Jeff Merritt. The six- f o o t-six, 220-pound Merritt landed a right-banded punch which fractured the mandible bone in two places. The injury was described by Garden spokesman John Con- don as worse than the broken jaw Muhammed All suffered in his bout with Ken Norton be- cause Shavers suffered a double fracture, one on the high right cheek bone and the other on the lower left jaw bone. Shavers, who has a record of 45-2 after his recent first-round knockout of former World Box- ing Association champion Jimmy Ellis, was slated to meet Quarry July 25 in the Gar- den. It was billed as a classic match between the puncher, Shavers, who has recorded 44 .knockouts, and the fighter, Quarry. But Merritt's light band stopped that.. Shavers, who is expected to remain in the hospi- tal for a week, won't be able to train for three months and it will be at least six months be- fore he can take a shot on the jaw. Condon said he doesn't know if there would be a replacement fight on the 23th. by Coles and Nicklaus too late. a balding Britain who never has won an international title, fired a dosing 66. Nicklaus, nine shots off the pace at the start of the last round, charged in with a record 65. Beore the round, Nicklaus' had given Weiskopf a few words of advice. "Don't play Johnny Miller, play the Nicklaus ad- vised. "That is just what I said the happy winner. Now the sharp-shooting Wete- kopf has his sights set on some- thing other than golf. "I love he said. "And I'm looking forward to some bighorn hunting in Alaska and, maybe, a big game safari in Africa." ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE I I MANY ONE OF A KIND VALUES UMIED {HMNTTT7ES FOR BEST w Open Doily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m To limit COUfGE SHOPPING MALI 2025 Mayor Maarath DEPARTMENT STORES o ___ F.W> WOOLWOHTH CO, UMTTEOl IF YOU TAKE AWAY OUR LOW PRICES YOU'VE GOT A REGULAR DEPARTMENT STORE ;