Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 24 1983, Page 23

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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - May 24, 1983, Tokyo, JapanTuesday May 24, 198s Pacific stars and stripes break gives Colbert a tie sports 23 Atlanta a Jim Colbert who broke a three year Victory drought last week converted a Luck break into a 5-under-Par 67 that tied him with Don Pooley for the Lead inthe second round of the rain Short ened Georgia Pacific Atlanta Golf classic. Pooley birdied three of the last four holes to Complete 66 in the mild Calm conditions of the afternoon an matched Colbert s 136 total for 36 holes 8-under-Par for two trips Over the rain sickened Hills of the Atlanta country club game is in Good condition right now close to being where want it Pooley said. Colbert was considerably More enthusiastic about his performance. Unbelievable said Colbert who won six times in his first 17 years on the tour and now is bidding for two Ina Row. He was Quick to admit however that he had a piece of the Lead Only through a drove into the water on the fourth Hole but the Ball ricocheted off the surface of the Pond and onto the Bank. He got his next shot in Bunker but one putted for a hard won Par that he called a Good break for Colbert however said he had uneven better piece of Luck. The Best thing that happened Tome Colbert said was the rain out on was very Busy monday tuesday and wednesday and thursday i was kind of Flat. With the Day off i was Able to relax a Little get hate to see the rain out and the tournament reduced to 54 holes but the Day off was perfectly of with tournament was Cut to a three Day 54-Hole format when heavy steady Rains washed out thursday splay. It was to conclude weather permitting with a single round of 18holes. Tim Simpson who had a 64 that ranked As the Best round of the tournament was a single shot off the Lead at 137. Simpson s Roommate at the University of Georgia Chip Beck was another stroke Back and tied at 138with Bob Eastwood who had a second round 69. Beck the first round Leader slipped to a 73. I bogeyed the 17th and 18th an that s not a very Good Way to finish he said. But i Hung in there pretty Good did t blow myself out of the tournament and i m proud of Soli who had a second round 68, was next at 139.tom Watson defending Champion Keith Fergus and Lanny Wadkins Winner of two of his last three starts were in a Large group at 141, five strokes off the Pace. Fergus had a second round 70, Watson 71 and Adkins 72 despite a double bogey 7. Colbert 42, who won the colonial National invitation in a playoff last weekend bogeyed two of the firs three holes he played saturday but brought it Back with Crisp Iron play from the soggy fairways that helped set up seven of them came on putts ranging from 2 to 6 feet in length. He reached one Par-5 with a 3-Wood second shot across water and 2-putted for Birdie and got the other with a 30-Rfooter from the got in position with a couple of Long Birdie putts about 25 and 35feet in length and reached a Par-5 in two to make the turn at 33.he birdied his 15th from about 15 feet got a Short Iron tight to the Flagon his 16th and tied for the Lead with a third consecutive Birdie on his 17th,Chipping to about 6 feet. A smiling Jim Colbert at the end of second round play. Three Way tie in Chrysler classic Clifton n j. A Amy Alcott who is $4,140away from $1 million in career earnings moved into a three Way tie for the Lead after shooting second round 71 in the 54-Hole $125,000 Lyga Chrysler Plymouth Charity Stephanie Farwig who shot a 69 for the round and first round co Leader Donna White were tied with Alcott. Each was 5-under-Par with totals of 141 after 36 holes of play at the upper Montclair country club. Lori Huxhold was three strokes Back at 144,while Debbie Austin Lynn Adams Alice Miller Barbara moxness and Becky Pearson were 1-under-Par at 145. Austin shot a tournament course record 67, breaking the record set the Day before by first round co leaders White and Chris Johnson at 68. Johnson lost her share of he Lead with a second round 81, giving her a total of 149. Nancy Lopez was six strokes off the Pace at 147jan Stephenson was nine strokes Back at 150, Beth Daniel was 12 strokes Back at 153, and Kathy Whitworth was 13 strokes Back at 154.for the final round 73 players qualified at 153 or weather failed to improve on the scores of earlier play in drizzling , who won the coca cola tournament Here in 1980 by coming from six strokes Back in the final round said the course is in super shape. You cannot play aggressive Here you have to be patient to score whether these were her Best two rounds Ever White responded i Don t keep stats i jus count my she said i d like to win it Here because i have alot of Loyal fans in this in 1973, White won the Junior National title a Somerset Hills and in 1976 she took the Lyga tournament title at the fosgate country club i Jamesburg. In 1976, White said she was four shots behind going into the final Day and won in front of the crazy new Jersey Clair Bee Cage innovator dead at 87 Cleveland a Clair Bee a basketball innovator and one of the most successful Colleg coaches Ever died Here of cardiac arrest. He was 87.Bee compiled a lifetime collegiate coaching record of 410-86during the 1930s, 40s and 50s, most of it at Long Island University in new York. His career win Ning percentage of 82.7 was Thebes Ever recorded by a College coach according to inca records. Credited with developing the 1-3-1 zone defense Bee wrote the introduction to a Book by Basket Ball s founder or. James a. Naismith entitled basketball its Ori gins and also helped develop the 3 second Lane and the National basketball association s 24-second clock and his teams had separate winning streaks of 43, 38, 28 and 26 coached undefeated teams at Liu in 1935-36 and 1938-39, and remade seven appearances in the National invitation tournament winning it in 1939 and 1941. After leaving Liu he coached the Baltimore bullets of the Aba from 1952 to 1954. Bee was a Pioneer of sports Camps for youths and he was the author of 50 books including a series of boys novels and som basketball instruction books. He ran a sports Camp in upstate new York until he retired in 1975, and he continued appearing a clinics and writing until his death. He had lived with his daughter Cindy Farley in Cleveland the past two years. Besides Liu the Grafton w.va., native also coached at Waynesburg and Ryder 1952, following Point shaving scandals in which several of his players were implicated Bee wrote in the saturday evening Post the boys must have said to themselves Clair Bee is getting Al the credit and Ned Irish Madison Square Garden president and the College Are getting All the Gravy. Where do i come in boys who fell for that Spiel were tragically wrong on two counts. Shaving Points was just As much a criminal offence morally and he is survived by his daughter his son Clair jr., and five grandchildren

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