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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta J2 THE IHHBRIDGE HERAID Monday, Seplembtr 11, 1972 Weaver ivins Columbus event in playoff Player pockets a cool paycheck AKRON, Ohio (AP) Gary J'laycr, once a club rair.ctl a cool over the wcekuiici. Tlie 36-year-old Professional Golf Associalion cliampioti flew miles back lo liis native South Africa today wilh a ANDY CAPF 000 cheque for his third World Series of Golf title Sunday, His rounds of beat Jack Nicklaus and Leo Trevino by two shots. Nicklaus shot the only sub par round of the tour- nament, a 59, to finish at 144 with Trcvino, who had a closing SEEN THIS, -SWEET'EART LABOURER'S WANTEO, AGE IMMATERIAL WOMAN, IF TO WAIT FDREVERJ'LL WAIT FOR SOMETHIN1 WCWTWYOP ME fe------ Race results C.AUGARY (CP) Viclora race results Saturday. FIRST claiming, two-yeflr-clds, 7 furlongs. Lodce !Wiseman) 25.30 8.70 t-M; Money Pod IS1ac Hast Ye Back (Shields Time; 4.5. Go Gypsey. Rusty Water, Kelly H, V.'rn A Point, I- Espolr also ran. Carbon County (Usvine) 7..19 371 Malcolm (Pheian) 4.30 3.00; Winking (Morris) lime: Bull Ouarlz, Fairly Swoon Doll, Hoi Grand Command also ABA, W1IA claiming, 7 fur- j rt "Si. Your (Combs) DFO 10.SO The Seefcer (Barroby) 3.4Q .1 THIRD Bonnie Brier Magic (.McCaulcy) S.30 3.90; Carmengay (Combs) 3-10. Time: 1-5. Fdbt Sluff, Blue Bonus, also ran. NINTH Campus Rebel (Combs} 5.60 3.60 2.70; alffstienna (PheJan) 5.20 3.00; Flying Wing flnda> 2.30. Ti'mfi: 1-5- Cryogenie, Celdor, Simba QU1NELLA: SU.IO. 3.iO; Wioola's Gem (lnda> Time: 4-5. Messenger Lad, Rusty Rouser, Dav- ey's Hope, Happy Whi slier, Kaihy's County also ran. OU1KELLA: liles. FOURTH img, J-year-olds i's Delight (Pholan) 5.10 3 10; Diddfe 7.10 3.50; Tan Tail (Lcvinei 3.10. Tirr.fi- 3-5. W.ocrgalc, Kapi Call, Cafcufer, Crown Countess, Atlantic Star also rsn. FIFTH claiming, lour-year-cldi and up, lla miles. Max Wincj (McCauley) A.OO l.M 3.40; TIs Foolery (Levinc) 2.30 Swilfle (Sladnyk) Time: EXACTORr row. Tidal Breeze, Cupids Dart also ran. SIXTH claiming, four-year-clcfs and up, 7 furlongs. Reverse Current Waynes) 51.00 17.M Wiy Son Michael (I nda) 3.10; Noaccepticm t the new league. O'Hara lias miler Marly Li- ;uori, polo vaulter Boh Sea- half-miler Mark Eed and shot-putter Randy vtatson in his organization but refused to say whether any had money or signed con- racls. "We won't divuJgc that infor- mation until our group 3s off :he he said. He that a series of indoor track meets in the United Stales is contemplated for early in 1973. Others associated with the group are Gary Davidson, vice- chairman, who helped found the ABA and WHL: Bafer Johns on, gold medal-winn ing decathlon athlete; Rink Babka, former world record holder in the discus; and Bert Nelson, editor and publisher of Amer- ica's largest track and field magazine. 70. They eacli enrncd i Fourth place Gay Brewer; won for shooting 145. "I made a month when I started out as a pro back home, anil it gives you a better sense of said Player. "That's why I don't believe in sponsors. It makes you he said. Player then proved lus point by running two miles late Sun- day around the deserted yard Firestone South course. Player really worked, or scrambled, for his victory in this event. Player was miffed when a writer suggested he scrambled i to his opening 71, but not Sun- day. 'Yes, I did have a scram- bling Player admitted. "I don't ever remember play- ing 36 holes and putting so well. I don't recall hitting one bad putt." The little South African one- ptitted ten of the first 14 holes, once sinking five consecutive ons-putters on the front nine. The foursome, regarded as the finest field in the Series' 11 years, managed just 14 birdies for a collective 183 holes, prompting Trevino to say, "We I just set the game back 50 -j years." J Nicklaus, heavily favored on he course where he bad won thought the inability to apply pressure to Player was the difference. "Gary got it up and down very Nicklaus said. "But nobody put pressure on him, so it was easier for him." Meanwhile at Columbus, Ga. DcWitt Weaver combined luck and imagination Sunday to cap- ture the Southern open golf tournament, edging Chuck Courtney on the first hole of a sudden death playoff. Courtney charged to wiliiin one stroke of Weaver at the 17th green, coming away with a birdie after tlie leader settled [or a bogey. But while Courtney played it safe thinking he was fighting for second place at the iGth green, behind him--was experiencing near on the tec of No. ]8. Weaver's final tee shot hooked sharply out of play. Al- ready facing one penalty stroke, lie teed off again and He won tlie hole with a par the first described the vic- tory as "a bigger thrill than winning the U.S. Match Play championstiip last year." Toronto's George Knuclson shot a 73 Sunday for a 285 total and prize money of WiU Homctuiik of Winnipeg, only other Canadian lo survive the cut, M'cm by shooting 74 Sunday for a 290 total. Weaver, who led after each Russian, Canadian teams equal of the iirsl three rounds, closed with a two over-par 7'2. Courtney, a California, had a closing 70, with Chi Chi Rod- riguez nailing down third with a 71 and a 277 total. George Johnson of Atlanta and Frank Beard of Louisville, Ky., who started the day dead- locked for the lead with Weaver, fell off the pace on the front nine Sunday. Courtney pocketed in second-place prize money, and Rodriguez took home MOSCOW (AP) Tass, the Soviet News agency, said Sat- urday thai, the Russian and Ca- nadian hockey teams had some- thing to learn from each other. Tass didn't say so outright, but indicated the Canadians could learn from the Russians to win. owling scores CAPRI BOWL DOUG'S Maggie Oliver !34; Ann Duval 11 Oj Pal Norlin 213; Grace Hill 201; Marf Long 205; Bernice Hay 20i; Irene Lynde 312; Gladys Going 179; Dot Anderson 774 Bunny Andersen 216; Ruby Qseen 273 A.G.T. Ken Rollag 224; Val Serbu 31V; Linda Asoeslet 222; Sandy Keener SMS; Shirlyn Yip 538; Mavis Tuttl" 737; Do'.-g PirrNI 320; Jotin Koenen Frank Tuftlc 224; Dennis Balazs 222. YOUNG ADULTS Schmidt 300; Darlene Terry 286 Katie Pedrini 220; Donna Culler 21-1; Adella Beswlinq 713; Ken Kurtr 281 Les Erickson 298 Kim Kovacs 2B? Paul Visser 304 Jim Atelcomson 23fl CIVIL SERVICE Tom 223; Bob Schul'V 227; Mel Amsto 223; Dick TuJc 213? Lew Mills 3iS; Bernice Hay 537 (A36t; John Erickson !2B; June Taylor 213; Lena Moore 253 Bill Craik 2M CPR LEAGUE John Morris 255 Shailagh Hof- tom 205; Ev Shire 270; Jean MatcheU 22J; Dick WriEGler !32; Charleen Obflrg ?43; George Matchett 231; Bunny loney 207; Mart; Morris 205; ShkJey Alexander 299 After Friday night's Soviet 5- 3 victory, the Russian "pma- leurs" had two wins, a lie and a loss in four encounters on Ca- nadian ice with Team Canada. The rest of (ho eight-game series will be played in Russia later this month. A Tass reporter, writing from Vancouver, recalled that "Hie majority of foreign hud forecast the would fold against the Cana- dian pros. "It now 'can be said that the national teams of the U.S.S.R. and Canada are rivals of about equal Tass said. You can take a WHITE HORSE anywhere Distilled, Blended and Bottled in Scotland by White Horse Distillers Ltd., Scotland ;hc drive hooked in the same direction. The shot struck a ;ree limb, however, and fell into fair play- He took a double bogey seven on the finishing hole, following Courtney, who had chipped past the flag and then three-putted for a bogey. Both finished regulation play with four-round totals of 276. Faced with, a sudden-death possibility of defeat, Weaver said he put his imagination to work before teeing off on the rugged, par-4, 401-yard hole. "I imagined that I was going to hit my drive on top of the hill and J Weaver said. "Then T imagined the second shot was going to land on the green, and it did." MAKATIIIXI WINS BOUT DURBAN, South Africa CAP) Tap-Tap Makathini, the Zulu middleweight champion, boxed his Saturday to a ID-round decision over Curtis Cokes, Dal- las, former world welterweight champion. Salomon Jr. suit ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) Sid- ney Salomon Jr., businessman and sports executive here, has filed suit in federal against a Canadian insurance firm, Salomon is the local agent for Crown Insurance Co., Toronto. He also is president of St. Louis Blues cf the National Hockey League. Damages of million "arc asked from Crown for allegedly conspiring to replace Salomon as general agent in St, Louis, The suit, filed Friday, says the Canadian firm announced Aug. 14 it was cancelling an agree- ment wilh Salomon, who has been Crown's agent since IMG. He ran win on grass Nastase destroys theory FOREST HILLS, N.Y. CAP) Rumanian Davis Cup star Use Nastase has the cov- eted men's singles title of the 1972 0pen Tcnnis Champion- ship, and in doing so has achieved a personal spect for his play on grass. Nastase, seeded fourth in the tournament, beat sixth-seeded Arthw A.shc of Miami 3-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-4, fi-3, in Sunday's final. Prior to this year, Nastase was noted only for his ciay court prowess, but ir. a three- month span, players have started to respect his grass game. In July iie was Ihc Wimble- don runnerup lo Stan Smith. In lie twjk '.he Kasteni Grass Courts Now in September he has the U.S. Open title and the prestige that comes with H. Billie Jean King gut even more respect for her play when she downed Aust rali a Kerry Melville, 7-5, in the women's final Saturday. "I was so tired out Mrs. King said after the match. "iVN legs hurt, my hack hurt, All I could do was hope Kerry felt the same way." Mrs, King won the title in 1971 and 1967 and also wears this year's French Open and Wimbledon crowns. She got the necessary breaks in the [first set with ease. In the sec- ond sel, though, Mrs. King j stormed out to H 3-1 lead with a break In the third game, but Miss Melville, the ninth-seeded upset winner over Chris Evert, held service and came hack with a break of her own to even the score. The final break went to Mrs. King in the llth game ajid when she held in the 12th, so did Ihc prize for the women's winner. In women's doubles, Fran- cciise Durr of France and Betty Stove of the Netherlands beat Margerct Court of Australia and Virginia Wade of England, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3. The mixed doubles crown went to Mrs, Court and Marty Riessen of Evanston, Til., when they beat Nastase jam! Rosemary Casals of San Francisco fi-3, 7-5. ;