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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta July 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 9 Cowan helped champ with his putting Senior crown winner Fenton Webster of Cardston won the Southern Alberta senior golf title day at the Lethbridge Country Club. Cardston's Fenton Webster southern senior champion Sun- By PAT SULLIVAN Herald Sports Editor A soft-spoken shotmaker from Cardston made all the noise at the Southern Alberta Senior Golf final Sunday at the Lethbridge Country Club. But for Fenton Webster he made all his noise with his golf clubs. Webster withstood the charge of Steve Smerek and Frank both of Lethbridge. to win the southern crown by four strokes no stranger to the Country said it has been a few years since he played here but that he planned to be back. Webster emerged with the spoils on the 25th anniversary of the senior event. have to remember this one for sure he said Sunday Webster led both days in the two-day medal play tournament that is split into four sections as well as gross and net competitions. Webster toured the Coullee Layout in 83 strokes with rounds of which left him trailing Smerek by a single stroke after Smerek had rounds of 42- 40 for an 82. McNair had back- to-back 42's and was two strokes off the Sunday. Webster pulled away with identical rounds of 39 for a 78 for his four-stroke victory. Smerek hit for 42-41 and an 83 tying him with McNair who had an 81 on nines of 39-42 for an 81 Webster took home the Nome MacLeod Rose Bowl for his efforts. on the low net side of the ledger in the section Ed Clark of the Country Club won the Holberton trophy for low net as he scored a 144 with rounds of 73-71 on the Calloway system Clark had actual rounds of 115 Saturday and 104 Sunday but was aided by high handicaps because of the Calloway process of scoring. The Jim Freel Sr trophy went to John Kanewischer of Henderson Lake for the second straight year while the McCready trophy was won by Bill Broadfoot of the host club. Kanewischer shot a 91 while Broadfoot came in with a 94. Other winners in the two- day event were Bill Allen of the Country Club A-B low net runner-up Mike Gnsak. Country Club A runner-up Frank Henderson low net Tom Magrath Golf B runner-up low net Perry Country C runner-up Bill Clarke. Country C runner-up low Nazem Henderson D runner-up Ross Henderson D low 75. A record entry of 75 golfers took part in the tournament that saw H. C. Brown receive a life for his untiring work in senior golf in Southern Alberta The categories of the event 55 years to 60- 65-69 and 70 and over Jim Freel Sr. was the oldest golfer in the event. At 89 he fired a 105 on 54-51 Weekend 68's did it for Nichols TORONTO Bobby Nichols shrugged off the field with three successive birdies on the back nine Sunday en route to a four-stroke victory in the Canadian Open golf championship. The 38-yeaf'old veteran won and the Peter Jackson bringing his winnings this year to by carding a under the wind-blown yard course at the Mississaugua Golf Club. And he credited a putting lesson from Canadian amateur Gary Cowan with correcting part of his play that enabled him to turn a so- so round into a sub-par effort. His 72-hole score of 270 was 10 under par tor the tourna- ment despite a tem- porary stall in his game at the 10th and llth and an earlier charge by veterans Ray Floyd and Juan there was rarely any doubt that he'd hold the lead he earned with another 68 Satur- day. don't usually like to men- tion other people's said the new Gary did help me out when we played a practice round on He said he was getting a little flip in his putting motion and that a former United States and Canadian amateur helped him straighten it oat SHARED SECOND Larry who had a 69 and John with a 70. were tied for second and earned each in prize money. Tied for fourth and winning each were Lou Dale Lee Floyd and the sec- ond-round leader Jack who made a bid for the lead before running up against an old 12th with a 70 and was grouped at 277 with Ar- nold Palmer. 1972 Open cham- pion Gay Don Biej- and Jim Ferriell They were one stroke back ot a foursome at Steve Ben Crenshaw and Lionel Hebert The only two remaining Canadians of 17 who started the tournament on Thursday were well back in the field. Ben Kern of had a 69 and won while Win- nipeg s Will Homenuik finish- ed with a 77 and placed out of the money 'I wasn't too worried after I made the turn and saw on the Scoreboard that I had a three-stroke Nichols said. when I went bogey and walked off the llth to see I had only a one-stroke lead then 1 did get On the next three holes he had birdie putts of 18 and eight feet The par-5 12th hole that has baffled more than its share of par-breakers over the turned back the clock lor Nicklaus. at the Banff Springs Hotel Learn to play belter tennis from the system developed by Billie Jean King and Dennis Van der Meer. One week clinics 30 hours on-court in- struction TennisAmenca Pro Doug MacCurdy Video tape analysis Clinics begin September and 29. Tuition in- cludes deluxe accomo- dations tennis in- struction only Call Jean Director of Banff Springs Hotel for reservations. Phone 403-762-2211. TennisAmerica 1000 Elwell Court Palo CA 94303 964-4800. New mediator in NFL strike By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS There's a new referee in the 29-day-old National Foot- ball League Players Association strike. In the first step toward renewing collective bargaining Tuesday. W.J. top labor mediator in the United asked the NFLPA to meet him at 4 p.m EDT to- day at his office in Washington. He requested a session with Theodore chief counsel for the 26 team Tuesday morning and then bargaining between negotiators for the NFLPA and the NFL Management Council Tuesday afternoon. If Usery's efforts are it will be the first meeting of the warring parties since talks collapsed last Moriday after owners walked out the day before. STRUCK JULY 1 Contract negotiations began March 16 when veteran players submitted 90 later condensed to 63. After 10 fruitless talks broke off and the member NFLPA struck July picketing training camps as-they opened for rookies and free agents. Owners say they have sweetened their offer by but the players are seeking more freedom from the owners in addition to more money. It is on the freedom issues that the owners have refused to yield. The strike forced cancellation of the all-star game earlier this month in Chicago between the best in the college ranks and the NFL champion Miami Dolphins. And only three veterans were available for the Hall of Fame game in Saturday between Buffalo Bills and St. Louis Cardinals. The NFL Management Council said that as of Sunday night 209 of whom were starters last reported to their leaving about members of the NFLPA still on strike. The most notable crossovers Sunday were quarterback Craig Morton and wide receiver Golden Richards of Dallas quarterback Ken Anderson and receivers Chip Myers and Bruce Coslet of Cincinnati quarterback Pat Sullivan of Atlanta and linebacker Bill Bergey of Philadelphia Eagles. In when the Canadian Open was last played he drove his second shot into the river that fronts on the green and wound up with a losing the championship by one stroke to Gene Littler In when the Canadian Open was last played he drove his second shot into the river that fronts on the green and wound up with a losing the championship by one stroke to Gene Littler He was in position to chal- lenge for the lead again Sun- playing several groups ahead of when his one-iron shot with a trailing wind plunged into the river bank just below the green. It took Nicklaus three strokes to get to the fringe of the green and he finished the hole with a double bogey. Nicklaus said he played the hole the same way Saturday when he parred the and it was just another example of No-hitter gives Calgary Little League title By CLARKE HUNTER Herald Sports Writer The Calgary Centennial All Stars quashed any doubts about their superiority in the Prairie Provinces Senior Lit- tle League baseball cham- pionships when they crushed Edmonton Ottwell 8-2 to win the four team tournament Sunday at Henderson Park. Edmonton had handed Calgary their first loss in the double knockout edging them 2-1 Saturday evening to force the deciding game on Sunday But Calgary put Kelly Derksen on the mound in the final and he fired a no hitter at the Ottwell team while his teammates pounded out eight hits against Ed- monton pitching Edmonton advanced to meet Calgary by dumping the Lethbridge All Stars 15-8 on Saturday That loss eliminated the local boys from further play. Earlier in the which began on Calgary whipped Moose Jaw 15-1 and Edmonton downed Lethbridge 7-2. Other games had Calgary whipping Ed- monton 10-4 and Lethbridge clobbering Moose Jaw 21-12. In the championship Calgary cracked out five singles in the third inning to score five runs They picked up another three in the fourth and coasted the rest of the way behind the standout pitching of Derksen The young left hander had his shut out ruined in the last inning when he walked one batter and his teammates committed their only three errors of the game to give Ed- monton a pair of runs Derksen's no hitter remained intact however He struck out 10 Ottwell batters in the seven inning contest Dwayne Cikaluk was tagged with the loss for Edmonton. Scott Greg Barrow and Garth Blais led the Calgary batters with two singles each. On Saturday. Brad Sutherland shackled Calgary on just two hits to hand the champions their only tourna- ment loss Edmonton used three errors and one of Doug Bosch's two singles to score a pair of runs in the second inning That gave them a 2-1 and the two clubs played scoreless baseball the rest of the way Losing pitcher Dave Work X' Little playoffs start I The rivalry that is Lit- 3 tie League baseball con- tinues tonight at Dave Elton Park. S Lethbridge Norcrest and Lakeside clubs will square off in a best-of- three regional final S commencing at six S o'clock tonight at Dave Elton. ig Second game of the g series is set for Tuesday at six at Lakeside with a third game. if Wednesday fi- at Dave Elton also at six S was just as effective as Sutherland He struck out nine Edmonton batters and allow- ed just five hits Lethbridge was eliminated Saturday morning when they committed 12 and lost 15-8 to Edmonton despite out hitting the northern visitors 7- 6 Starting pitcher Danny Johnson took the loss for the locals while Dan Kinasewich went the distance on the hill lor the victors. Kinasewich fanned seven batters' and also led the Ed- monton batters with a pair ot singles Gerard Jobmville also poked a pair of safeties for Ottwell Dave Miskulm shone in a losing cause for the belling a triple to the left field and adding a pair of singles. Alex Gepnens had a double Calgary will now advance to meet the British Columbia Senior Little League cham- pions next weekend in Lethbridge. Lethbridge 002 030 8 7 12 Edmonton 210 552 6 1 Johnson Miskuhn and Lang Kinasewich and Paul Edmonton 000 000 0 5 Calgary 005 300 8 3 Cikaluk Thomas ana Paul Derksen and Barrow the way he has been playing this year where he's been getting a few hot holes than away oppor- tunities Nichols figured after seeing how hard the No 1 green was after two days of no rain or watering that a 10-under score would probably be good enough to win. I was sur- prised that I won by four The course sure toughened up the last couple oi da he said redding to suggestions from mam of tlie plavers that the course played too easy for a national championship both Thursday and Friday Kern and Homenuik won berths on Canada's World Cup team as the top Canadians in the tournament. Kern also won un S800 charm bracelet lor his wile. at- low Canadian Total attendance lor the two days was 66.068. 21 112 The record is an esti- mated 80.000. set last at the Richelieu club in Montreal. Ticket revenue was j record S320.000. topping ihe previous high ol 000 sei in 1972 dt Chcrrv Hill in Fort Erie Ont Miners host Mustangs The Lclh bridge Miners are .scheduled to the Calgarv Mustangs for a Calgarv Major Fastball League en- counter tonight The two clubs were to have met Friday night but the Mustangs were unable to fill a squad Game time is set to go at 7 45 p m. at Dave Elton Park. An exhibition game between the same two clubs will follow right alter STAMPEDE WRESTLING EXHIBITION PAVILION p.m. In Eighth Wonder Of The 424pounds ANDRE THEGIANT partner vs The Kiwis Duke Savage Little Bear vs Quinn Lane vs Valois 5 Big Bouts Nice guys finish first. IH We think we're first m among car dealers in this simply because we put you first. 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