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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, June 17, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 Irwin conquered all others First they shoved, then finished one-two but no one handled course MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) Hale Irwin, 29, won the United Slales Open golf championship Sunday despile a Ihree-over-par final-round 73. He finished with a 287 lotal, seven-over-par, on Ihe yard Winged Fool Golf Club course. Forresl Fezzler was second wilh 289 and Bert Yancey and Lou Granam were tied for third at 290. Irwin's winning score, which brought him prize- money totalling was the highest winning total since the 1963 National Open in Brooklyn, Mass.. when Ihree players tied for lop spot with 293s, nine over par. Tom Watson, who led Irwin by a stroke al the end of three rounds, iell back with a 79. His lotal of 292 tied him with Arnold Palmer and Jim Colbert The reigning Masters cham- pion. Gary Player, took a bcvcn on the ninth hole for a 73 and 293. Jack Nicklaus rallied with a Imal-round 69 but still posted 294. "It's a great course." he said. "I just never got to playing well The defending champion, Johnny Miller, closed with a 77 tor'302 Irwin. oi Joplin. Mo said he was brimming with confidence when he teed off Sundav knew the course was difficult." he said "I couldn't expect to stay under par. so I decided to play for par and let the others make the mistaken it was sound strategy. George Knudson of Toronlo had a final-round 78 for 306 and picked up in prize money Irwin has won so tar this In Toronto Art McNickle. a voung man con- cerned with "choking" on the golf course, cleared his throat with an Ontario Open victory Sunday and now heads back to the United States golf tour with renewed confidence. McNickle. 28. of Sacramento. Calif in his second year on the pro golf tour shot a final-round five- under-par 66 to win the championship by six strokes over John Jacobs of Round Hill Calif In the clubhouse, after pick- ing up his S3.900 prize and the Peter Jackson Cup. McNickle said he could not wait to get back to the U.S. tour where he hos an exemption in this week's American Golf Classic at Akron. Ohio "I'm going back right away." said McNickle. "I got a feeling I'm going to need some practice before that one starts McNickle had come here after (ailing to qualify for the United States Open His father died in early February and he had taken six weeks off the tour to attend to business at home and his game had suffered since He opened with a first-round 67 Friday which gave him the lead along with amateur Kelly Roberts of London, Ont., a student at University of Indiana. In the rain-delayed second round Saturday, McNickle fired a 69 to enter the final 18 holes with a two-slroke lead. He quickly widened his lead with birdies on the first two holes. Europe scores double He bogeyed the fourth, bird- led the fifth and then scored an eagle three on 11 to go 10 under par. His 66, the best round of the tournament on the Bayview Country Club course, gave him a under par. Jacobs shot a 68 for 208 and picked up out of the total purse of Jacobs also finished second here last year behind Rafe Bolts of Los Angeles. This time Bolts finished at 219 with a final 69. MOSPORT, Onl. (CP) Despite a shoving match before Ihe race, the UOP Shadow learn of Jackie Oliver and George Follmer finished one-two Sunday in the Canadian-American challenge auto race. In winning the first race of the Labatfs Can-Am series, Oliver of England finished 1.9 seconds ahead of Follmer, Ihe early leader unlil a punctured tire forced him back to second place. Follmer did not appear on the victory stand afler Ihe race. "Why yes. we had a bil of a punch-up in the garage" before the race, Oliver said. "I just ducked and George started throwing punches and I ran. I'm not the physical type." Follmer of Arcadia, Calif., said only that he and Oliver "had a problem. I think it is solved now." Oliver said the two had agreed he would win the race and Follmer the next race in the series in Gainesville, Ga., July 7. Oliver, whose last win was at Monza, Italy, three years ago. averaged 112 miles an hour over the 125-mile course for prize money of more than On the 27th lap, Follmer wenl inlo Ihe pits with Ihe punclured lire, losing minules. Parl of Ihe delay was attrib- uled lo a nul being cross- Ihreaded on Ihe lire. Scooler Palrick of Los Angeles, driving a McLaren- Chevrolet, was third, one lap behind the Shadows. Fourlh in Ihe 18-car field was Bob Nagel of Belhel Park. Pa., in a Lola- Chevrolel. followed by Lolhar Motschenbacker of Beverly Hills. Calif. Eppie Wielzes of Toronlo. a Iwo-lime Canadian champion, ran inlo Irouble when his fuel lanks proved loo small and his pil crew did not have approved refuelling facililies. Allhough he was fiflh with 15 laps remaining, his Ferrari came lo a hall before Ihe esli- mated 100.000 fans and he was placed llth. David Hobbs of England won the Formula 5000 auto race championship Sunday while driving a Lola-Chevrolel for Carl Hogan's team from the Uniled Slates. Hobbs look Ihe lead on the 26th lap when early-leader Mario Andretli slowed down because of engine trouble on his Lola-Chevrolet Viceroy special. Andretli finished fourlh. Wielzes. driving another Lola-Chevrolet was second followed by U.S driver Brell Lunger from the Dan Gurney learn driving a Jorgensen Eagle-Chevrolei. Hobbs. who collected in prize money, averaged 112.28m.p.h. in Ihe 100-mile race around Ihe 2.459-mile track. Haynie wins Open FRANKFURT (AP) Eu- rope scored a double victory over South America in World Cup soccer Saturday and Dino Zoff, Italy's star goalie, lost a long shutout record. The Netherlands beat Uru- guay 2-0. Sweden and Bulgaria tied 0-0, Poland edged Argen- tina 3-2. and Italy downed Haiti 3-1 Zoff. who had not allowed a goal in 1.143 minutes of inter- national soccer, was scored upon at last-by Haiti, of all teams The Haitians, rated hopeless outsiders for the Cup. staggered the Italians by- taking the lead in the 46th minute. Italy recovered to win. but Emmanuel Sanon's goal for Haiti was the most memorable score of the day. Gianni Rivera. Italy's most famous player, tied the score 1-1 in the 53rd minute. Romeo Benetti made it 2-1 for Italy in the 65th minute and Pietro Anaslasi wrapped it up with a third goal in the 80th minute. Italy had gone through the whole qualifying tournament without conceding a goal, and Zoff had kept his net empty for 12 games against some of the best teams in the world. Johnny Rep of the Nether- lands and Grzegor Lato of Po- land each scored two goals and went into a tie for the lead as top scorers of the tournament. Rep outjumped the Urugua- yan defence and scored his first goal with a brilliant headeY after only eight minutes at Hannover His second goal came from a low drive four minutes from the end Poland stormed into a 2-0 lead over Argentina in the iirst eight minutes at Stuttgart Lato and Andrzej were the scorers. The second half developed into a thriller as Argentina rallied. Ramon Heredia scored for Argentina in the tiOth minute. Lato got his second for Poland one minute later and Carlos Babington scored again for Argentina in the minute. Kast Germany and West Germany share first place in Group 1 with two points each; Scotland is first in Group 2 with two points: the Netherlands heads Group 3 with two points, and Italy and Poland each has the same number of points to lead Group 4 Action resumes Tuesday with Chile playing East Germany. West Germany taking on Australia. Yugoslavia meeting Zaire and Brazil battling Scotland. MEDINA. Ohio S nidra Haynie parred a fourth extra hole Sunday to beat Gloria Khrci and win the S42.- 500 I-adies Professional Golf Association Medina Open championship The victory, worth was the 30th career triumph Haynie and her firsi of Haynie. 30. two-putted from 25 feel for a par four on the 321-yard fourth hole Miss Ehrct was shorl of the green with her approach shot and look a bogey five. Miss Haynie had started the day three strokes behind leader Sandra Post, a native r.f OakvOle. Ont.. now hving in Florida Miss Post, however. managed only a 74 in Uie final mind, live bolter than Miss Haynic. to finish third. She picked up The Iwo. who had matched one-under-par 215s after 54 holes on the soggy Weymouth Valley Country Club course, parred Ihe first three playoff holes Miss Haynie No 3 in LPGA all-lime earnings with more than shot five birdies In oifsc-1 two bogeys in her comeback victory .lorelyne Bourassa of Shawimgan. Quo finished out of 1he money with a final- wind 7? for 234 Semple uses hypnosis to win title POKTHCAWL, Wales America's Carol Semple says she hypnotized herself into winning the British Women's golf championship and becoming the first player in 26 years to hold both the British and United States titles at the same time Afler beating England's An- gela Bonallack 2 and 1 in Saturday's lH-hole final over 1hc Royal Porthrawl Miss Semple told reporters her prescription for conquering the jitters "I suffer badly from nerves in big matches, so 1 have a casselle tape made by a hypnotist friend of mine which 1 play to myself on the big said the 25-year- old star from Pittsburgh. Pa. "1 curl up in a corner, com- pletely relaxed, and listen lo his voice lelling me how lo play a round of golf. It's a form of self-hypnosis combined with meditation Alberta explains property tax reduction plan Albertans now pay lower residential property taxes. Due to your Government's oil and gas revenue policies the ENTIRE PROVINCIAL EDUCATION TAX HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM YOUR TAX BILL. In most cases, the reduction is automatic through your local taxing authority and the reduction amount is shown on your property tax bill. REMOVAL OF TAXES: All classes of residents! property are covered by the reduction, including family farmlands and mobile homes. In the case oi most res.dcnUal property, this reduction is automatic. Look at your tax bill for the reduction amount you have received _ JJMINIMUM BENEFITS: The Alberta Property Tax Reduction Plan allows for minimum benefits as follows: 8100 (or the total properlv tax, whichever is less) for Albertans under 65. If the automatic tax reduction shown on your tax bill is less than S100 you probably qualify for an additional benefit payment from the Province. Just apply on the form supplied. S200 (or the total property tax. whichever is less) for senior citizen Albertans receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement: i If the automatic reduction shown on your tax bill is less than S200. you probably qualify for an additional benefit payment from the Province. Just apply on the form supplied. If vou own a mobile home and pay municipal taxes (usually as a licence fee paid you will receive the same kind of benefit as all other residential property owners. licenced mobile homes will be available from your municipality as a rebate of Pro, ;duclio1 ax already paid or as a reduction in the amount of future licence fees. See your municipality .or details FAMILY FARMLAND BENEFITS: If vou are an Alberta resident and own family farmland in Alberta, you will receive the same benefit on your farmland as other residential property SENIOR CITIZENS' BENEFITS: (Age 65 and OWNERS H von are a senior citizen and own residential property, you receive the same other residential property owners If you receive the Guaranteed Income f an reduction is less than S200 you are probably eligible for additional benefits. (Read Benefits" y RENTERS H you are a senior and rent residential accommodation (including rooms in senior citizens' lodges! yon may claim a SlOO benefit immediately Application forms for these benefits are available al any Trrasury Branch. Treasury Sub-Branch, your municipal office, or any office of thc'ncpartmcnt of Municipal Affairs, or write The Department oi Municipal Al lairs. 10363 108 Sired. Edmonton. Alberta. T-5.1 Residents of nursing homes and' auxiliary or regular hospitals have already anlomalu-.illy receivcd this benefit and need not apply benefit as MUNIORM AFFAIRS ;