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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Pat Sullivan If you ask the 1974 Chinook Classic golf tournament lhat ended Monday at Henderson Lake.was the best in the brief history of the event. Co-sponsored by Labatt's Brewery and CHEC the three-day tourney is getting bigger and better each year. The only thing repetitious about the classy tourney is Keith Alexander. But that can't be helped. one of the finest amateur golfers in all of stormed to his second straight Chinook Classic title with what could only be described as a brilliant one under par at the Lake Layout. Alexander's 69 came on a day when the sun failed to shine and cold winds blew in off the lake making golf a less than pleasant task. But not for Cool Keith. It was once said he has ice water in his veins. Maybe that's his secret. You must it works. One young man who lent a great deal of class to the tourney was 24-year-old Rick Folk of Saskatoon. Folk left Lethbridge Monday evening and by the time you read will be a professional golfer. He told me Monday he pians to play mostly in Saskatchewan this summer and then seek a berth on the Canadian Professional Golfers tour next year. Plagued by one of the worst winters in Folk didn't get much of a chance to play much golf in Saskatoon prior to this weekend but he played well. His rounds of 71-72 and 76 left him in second behind Alexander. he did win.the horse race with a brilliant chip shot on the final hole forcing a showdown with Ken Wasslen which he won. Besides being one fine shotmaker Folk is also very capable as a skip during winter curling months. This year he skipped the Canadian mixed curling championship rink from Saskatoon. I can't for the life of me see where it will help his curling that but he says it certainly doesn't hurt. The only complaints I heard came from Folk's horse race Wasslen. the last time I'll play this bush course he said after losing in a chip off for the second straight year in the horse race. can't think of any course I hate worse than this I won't be With this sort of one can't say that he'll be missed. While 60 of the 160 entries in the weekend tourney were receiving their winnings a special presentation took place Monday afternoon in the clubhouse. For a good many the face of Tom Snowden has been a familiar one at any time of the day at Henderson Lake. who gave up stubble fields for the rough of a course years has given unselfishly of himself and his time to the Lake. He has been instrumental in making the club the success it is today. So it was more than fitting that he be recognized for his efforts. Logan club president exponent of the latest rally cry the presented Tom with an engraved plaque and a life membership to the club. The gesture moved Snowden and the gathering as well as he received a standing ovation. Snowden says that working around the on a strictly volunteer has kept him young. If that's the he should get many more years of use out of his life membership. One of the surprises of the three-day tourney was the play of Don former Alberta amateur champion and another young golfer expected to turn professional shortly. I wondered why a golfer of his capabilities was having all kinds of trouble with the Lake Layout. He shot rounds of 78-74 and then 77 to finish an' unfamiliar spot for Graham. it was learned that he has been hitting the books hard of late and hasn't had a chance to sharpen his game. I knew there had to be an excuse. Graham is just too good a golfer to finish 10th without good reasoning. And Bill Labatt's Brewery representative indicated that the Blue Boys would be back in full force for the 1975 Chinook Classic. I don't think it surprised Henderson Golf Club in particular Earl club professional. Francis runs a class one lots of people would like to have their endorsement on. No raise for Ti-Cats HAMILTON Al defensive back with Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football lost Tuesday litigation attempting to gain additional compensation for an ex- tended Eastern Football Conference schedule this 1974 season. Mr. Justice W. A. Donphue of the Ontario Supreme Court dismissed Brenner's application because he said Brenner did not specify in his affidavit that he was not at the time he signed his 1974 the schedule had been increased by two 16 from 14. See this Coach Stan Wasylishen tells three of his Lethbridge of the Calgary Major Men's Fastball he wants to see a lot of wood on the ball tonight. Miners open their home schedule this evening at Dave Elton. Listening to their coach left to Larry Don Dietzen and Gary Wyrostok. Red Sox hitting at a torrid clip ASSOCIATED PRESS Manager Darrell Johnson of Boston Red Sox flashed a big grin. That's what happens when your team is hitting. Manager Bobby Winkles of California Angels threw a pair of shoes against the wall. That's what happens when your team isn't hitting. Johnson's Red Sox have a four-game winning streak dur- ing which they've pounded out 41 runs on 61 hits and moved into second place in the American League's East one game behind Milwaukee Brewers. Eighteen of the hits came in Tuesday night's 14-6 romp over the New York Yankees. Winkles' Angels managed seven hits in a 4-2 loss to Kan- sas City Royals. It was their llth defeat in the last 14 games. Elsewhere in the American Milwaukee edged De- troit Tigers Oakland A's shelled Minnesota. Twins 8-1 and Baltimore Orioles trounced Cleveland Indians 7- 1. Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox were rained out. Rico Petrocelli started a 10- run outburst with a home run leading off the second inning in Boston's rout of the Yankees and doubled two runs across in the eighth. The Red Sox jumped on Dick Tidrow for four runs in the second inning and nailed down the decision with six more in the third against Dave Pagan and Sam McDowell. Bill defeated the Yankees but needed relief from Diego Segui in the eighth to clinch the Red Sox' victory. John Mayberry drove in three runs with a homer and a double to power the Royals over the Angels. The game was a pitching duel between Kansas City's Steve Busby and California's Frank Tanana until Mayberry hit his homer with a runner aboard in the sixth inning. Mayberry put Kansas City ahead 1-0 in the first inning Ken Brett likes to hit ASSOCIATED PRESS Ken Brett's a hitting pitcher who enjoys making life miser- able for opposing batters and pitchers. take a lot of pride in my Brett said after pitching Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-4 victory over the Montreal Expos Tuesday night. Elsewhere in the National New York Mets pounded Chicago Cubs Philadelphia Phillies trimmed St. Louis Cardinals Houston Astros nipped San Diego Padres Los Angeles Dodgers edged Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves downed San Francisco Giants 4-1 before dropping the second game of their doubleheader 5- 4. The Pirates have a reputation for big but hitters have not been getting that many runs this said 4-3. in games that they the pitchers can't hold the other team When Brett No. 9 becomes the most potent bat in the Pittsburgh line-up. Brett has a .444 batting two homers and five RBI. Brett struck out four times Tuesday night before finding the groove with a long double in the eighth. Ken Singleton helped the Pi- rates to runs in the fourth and sixth by letting balls get by him in right field. Montreal starter Balor attempting to pick off Gene Clines in the got right fielder Singleton into the play by winging the ball in _ his direction. Clines to third and scored when Moore decided to play catch with the backstop. Brett threw a wild pitch in the allowing Larry Lintz to score. But Rennie Stennett doubled home a run in the sec- ond and the Expos never caught up again. Ed Farmer of the making his second NL start after American League stops in Detroit and Cleveland and bus stops in Reno and Sarasota in the checked the Cardinals on four hits before leaving in the seventh inning. Bill Robinson's three-run climaxing a four-run gave Farmer his second win. Houston's losing streak ended at 10 when Milt May hit a homer and Tom Griffin gave up only six Padres' hits before needing eighth-inning relief help. May's two-run shot off rookie Dan Spiller capped a four-run first inning. with a double and Fred Patek homered in the fifth. Frank Robinson homered for the losers. A double steal and Johnny Briggs' triple produced two decisive runs for Milwaukee in the seventh inning. Tim Johnson opened the seventh with a single to chase Detroit starter Lerrin LaGrow. Don Money bunted and reliever John Killer's wild throw put runners on first and second. Johnson moved to third on Dave May's fly and scored on the double steal. Briggs then tripled home Money with the winning run. Willie Horton hit two homers and Bill Freehan one for Detroit while George Scott and Darrell Porter connected for Milwaukee. Home runs by Oakland's Gene Tenace and Reggie Jackson highlighted a six-run outburst in the seventh inning that broke a tie with the Twins. Miners host two games The Lethbridge Miners will open their 1974 Calgary Major Men's Fastball League home game schedule at the Dave Elton Fastball Park tonight. The who rejoined the 10-team league after a two- year will compete against nine Calgary clubs this season based on a 28- game schedule. Three of the 10 clubs which include the Stereo Hut and Cowley-Keith are senior A calibre teams while remaining entries which include Tape Burns Scottys Kramer-Mazda and Modern Industrial Rentals are of senior B status. The who opened their 1974 season with an impressive 9-0 victory over Cowley in Calgary last Friday will see action on their home grounds for the first time tonight as they host the Movers for a pair of games. The first game of the scheduled doubleheader is set for a start while the second will follow at WFL sets schedule NEWPORT Calif. The new World Football League begins play with five games Wednesday. July 10. A sixth New York at will be televised the following day. President Gary Davidson of the WFL announced the inaugural schedule Tuesday with each of the 12 teams slated to play 20 games. There is no preseason schedule. Most games will be played Wednesday nights with the television games on Thursdays. The Hawaiians home games will be played Sundays. Davidson said the league will divide into the following New Florida and Jacksonville. Detroit. Birmingham and formerly. Toronto Northmen. Western Houston. Southern California and Hawaii. In the the three divisional winners plus the second-place team with the best record will qualify for the semi-finals on Wednesday and Nov. 20 and 21. The winners of those games meet for the title. FULL 4 PLY NYLON CORD TIRES wgfc C3NL i More In the Following 450.1 3 2 ply tire onlv No I MILEAGE GUARANTEED MILES OR 2O MONTHS No charge for tire mounting Every Hallmark Tire corriei a life- RUGGED NYLON CORD DURABLE QUALITY STRONG DEPENDABLE RIDE and workmanihip WITHOUT LIMIT TO MONTHS OR MILES AT NO EXTRA CHARGE. 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