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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - November 7, 1982, Tokyo, JapanSunday november 7, 1982 Pacific stars and stripes sports 27 . Golfers hold Lead Over Japan Inzani Japan a the to Money winners on the . Pro Golf tour met their match against Japa Nese pros Friday but maintained a two Point Lead on the second Day of the $440,000 .-Japan Goldwin cup Golf americans led by Captain Ray Floyd the sixth player to accumulate $2 million in career earnings after his Victory in the Memphis classic last month held a 9-7 Lead of two Days of Best bal doubles matches. Playing in steady rain the Ameri cans represented by eight of the top nine Money winners on the 1981 tour won one tied one and lost two matches Friday. Each Victory was Worth 2 Points. The United states started Friday s18-Hole round with a 4-Point advantage Over the 7,207-Yard, Par-71 sob country club course in Chiba prefecture East of Tokyo after winning three of the four doubles player on the winning team receives $30,000 and the losers get$20,000 apiece. Starting saturday the team com petition will be held on a singles match play basis. A 36-Hole individual medal play event also begins the first match Friday the americans picked up 2 Points when Bob Gilder and Lanny Wadkins scored a 68-70 Victory Over Nori Suzuki and Masahiro Kuramoto the reigning Japan pea second match Between the teams of Ray Floyd Jerry Pate Andy Taka Yagawa 1981 Japan open Champion and Tsune Yuki Nakajima currently the leading Money Winner on the Japan tour ended in a 63-63tie with each Side getting one Point. Isao Aoki who finished second to Jack Nicklaus in the ,1980 . Open and his partner Veteran pro Kikuo Arai mustered their skills to defeat by one stroke 66-67, Calvin Peete Winner of four tournaments this year including the Pensacola open the year s last official pea event and Tom Watson . And British Ope Champion. The japanese gained 2 More Point sin the last foursome of Teruo Sugihara and Toru Nakamura an Tom Kite and Craig Stadler the no. 1 Money Winner of 1982. The japanese won 66-67. Lyga event in Japan paced by Lopez at 66 Tom Kite reads the Green and gets some coaching from . Teammate Craig Stadler on the 18th Hole in a Best Ball doubles match against Japan in the Goldwin cup Competition at Inzani Japan. The . Team leads 9-7. A spotlights a a jays in Trade Oakland a the Oak land a s continued to make Winter trades Friday by sending Catcher first baseman Cliff Johnson to the Toronto Blue jays in an eve Swap for outfielder Al Woods. Johnson 35, appeared in 73games in 1982 and batted .238 with seven Home runs and 31 run batted in. He has been with the a s since 1981 when acquired fro the Chicago cubs. Johnson a resident of Sanantonio was mostly used As a designated or , 29, played in 85 games for Toronto last year and batted.234 with three Home runs and batted in 24 runs. He has Bee with Toronto since 1977 and played in More games for the Blue Jay than any other player. Woods is an Oakland native who played at Laney College. Ailing Arias advances Towson my. A fourth seeded Jimmy Arias reinsured his ankle but cruised into the Semi finals of the $300,000 act Mary land Tennis classic thursday night with a 6-3, 6-3 Victory Over vital like in Japan last wee when i Hurt the right ankle in match against Mark Edmondson it Hurt a lot at first but then Felt pretty Good when reaped Arias said. The next Day is when it really gets the injury Cut Down on his mobility Arias said he had Totake control of Points so he could t run another quarterfinal match Paul Mcnamee Defeated Joh Sadri 3-6,6-3,6-4. 4 yanks gain in . Hong Kong a Ameri can Tim Wilkison the Only seeded player remaining in the Hon Kong Tennis classic and three other americans reached themen s singles semifinals Friday. Sixth seeded Wilkison rallied to beat fellow american Tom Cain 1-6, 6-4, 6-2. Joining Wilkison in the semifinals were unseeded Morris strode Brad Gilbert and Pat Dupre. Wilkison will face the hard hitting strode in the semifinals. Strode advanced with a 6-4, 6-3victory Over Roland Stadler of reached the semifinals with a 6-2, 6-4 Triumph Over compatriot Martin Davis and Dupre a losing finalist her twice eliminated Mike Bauer 6-4, 6-4 in another ail american Quad the women s Competition eighth seeded Alycia Moulto edged fellow american Vicki Nelson 7-6, 7-5 to reach the final against Catrin Jewell of Sweden. Jewell beat Christianne Jolissaint of Switzerland 6-2, 6-0 in the other semifinal. Yok Kaichi Japan a Nancy Lopez overcoming a steady rain birdied the first five holes an breezed to a six under Par 66 Friday for a three stroke Lead in first round of the $200,000 Mazda Japan classic the last official United states ladies professional Golf association tournament of the 25-year-old Lopez carded seven birdies against one bogey on the 6,002-Yard Meishing Yok Kaichi country club course in Mie prefecture near Beth Daniel and Amy Alcott were tied for second place with 3-under-Par 69s, followed by another american pro Dianne Daile Yat 70. Sandra Haynie who is running second to Joanne Garner in the Money winning list shared fifth place with Japan s Mieko Suzuki at71. Bunched at 72s were Pat Bradley Donna h. White Alexandra Reinhardt and Lynn Adams All of the United states and Japan s Nayoko Yoshikawa Winner of Pioneer cup Golf match last sunday. Defending Champion Patty Shee Han was grouped with Hollis Stacy and Janet Coles at one Over Par 73. Carner the current Leader i winnings on the us pea tour and Winner of five tournaments this year fired a 5-Over-Par 77, 11 strokes off the Pace. A Field of 79 pros including 49foreigners, Are competing for first prize Money of $30,000, plus a Mazda car. Borg Back in Tennis form Sydney Australia a Bjornberg of Sweden returned to form with a 7-6, 6-3, 6-2 Victory Over Vita Gerulaitis in the first round of the $329,000 Akai Gold Challenge Tennis tournament Friday. Borg five time Wimbledon Cham Pion had suffered a smashing defeat by John Mcenroe in a tournament i Perth earlier this week. Friday Mcenroe lost to czechoslovakian Ivan Lendl 7-5, 6-2, 1-6, 4-6, 6-1. Lendl took the first two sets with series of powerful forehand passing shots but Mcenroe fought Back Totake the next two sets. But Mcenroe tired in the fifth set and Lendl Power prevailed. Lendl attributed his seventh straight Victory Over Mcenroe to his service. At one stage the czech served so hard it blasted a Hole in the wooden advertising billboard behind the court. I was serving much better than have in the past Lendl said. Gerulaitis Felt that Borg also was hitting the Ball harder than Ever. Borg has not played in a major grand prix tournament for the past 12 months following a dispute with officialdom and he considers this tournament Good Competition before getting Back on the circuit. I need to play a lot of matches now he said. I feel Good mentally and physically but there is nothing like match miss Star tilt set Jefferson City to. A the major indoor soccer league will hold its 1983 ail Star game at Kemper Arena in Kansas City the president of the league s Kansas Cit franchise said. J. Tracey Sieweke president of the Kansas City comets said the All Star game is set for feb. 26

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