1935 Jimmy Pearsey wins golf match

Clipped from US, Indiana, Indianapolis, Indianapolis Times, June 12, 1935

\eiopmg reai nmcs uiwniat 7 p. m. ana me races at alinns lampEight Survive Thrilling Matches in Times High School Golf TournamentBV DICK Mil I I 11The 1933 champion making his final hid for another title, the 1934 nmner-up, two former grade school champions and four other sterling high school links stars squared away in the quarter-flnal matches of the tenth annual Indianapolis Times in* terscholastic tournament at Riverside municipal links this morning, each determined to continue on in quest of the 1935 title. IDvck McCreary. Shortridge starj and 1933 title winner, faced Clayton Nichols. Manual 'ace/’ in one of thematches this morning with double determination. First, to continue on in this year's classic, end second, to era.se the sting of defeat he sufifc*ed at the hands of Nichols last year a hen the latter defeated him in an upset quarter-final match at Coffin.Gentry Faces Dark Horae**Paul Gentry, annually a threat since the days he played as a grade school entry and the 1934 runner-up. likewise was determined to defeat Billy Meyers. Shortridge dark-horse entry, and get one step nearer the title he last last year when Louis Heinlein defeated him in the final match. 3 and 1. ., -T jJohn David, a; .#thcr Shortridge J star, was to receive a severe test today from Wavne Monfort. young Tech star who three years ago won the grade school championship. Monfort since has shown steady improvement until he looms a r^al threat for David’s game that showed signs of wavering yesterday in th* first, round matches after he had scored a brilliant 71 in the qualification test Monday.The fourth match called together two well known linksmen, GeorgeUrquhart. a mainstay all year atTech. E .die Eppfch. Cathedral star who aljo won the grade school title a few years ago. * .These eight fairway stars battledflit Aiioh fircl onH trrnn H rnnnH 1ft-Scores TodayDirk McCreary of Shortridge, forged into the semi-finals of The Times interscholastic golf tourney at Riverside course this morning when he defeated Clayton Nichols of Manual. 3 and 2, in a quarterfinal match. McCreary was out in 37. one over par. and came back inwith a string of pars augmented by a birdie for a course par 72.George Urquhart of Tech was to face McCreary in the semi-finals! 18-hole match this afternoon as a result of his quarter-finals victor over Edward Eppich of Cathedral,6 and 5. **/ ; - \ '• ’ * j -• _ V 3 : •••'.. jAnother Shortridger. John David gained the semi-finals bracket by, scoring a 5-and-4 verdict over Wayne Monfort of Tech.Paul Gentry eliminated Billy Meyers. 5 and 3. in the other quarterfinals contest. Gentry opposed David this afternoon. Semi-finals winners will clash in the 36-hole championship match tomorrow morning at Riverside course, beginning at 8:30.turn. Smith took 39 and won his only hole of the first nine with an eight-foot putt for a birdie on the No. 8 hole. Both players were erratic on the first hole to go one over par but ‘ Mac slipped in a birdie on No. 6 and then made the most remarkable shot of his round when he came out of a trap near No. 7 green to get within two feet of thepin and sink the putt for a birdie and be one under par.In the afternoon second-round match against Albert Goldstein of Shortridge. McCreary went out in 38, one over par. He sank a 40-footputt for one birdie and drove to the green on No. 6 to get another, then j ,came down the stretch with a stringof pars.; '‘'v, • TV jNichols was not the same player in his first round match against, Frank Widner of Cathedral that he | was when he captured the qualifi- ' cation honors Monday with a 70. j but he fairly coasted to a 4 and 3 win. Likewise, in the afternoon he was able to coast against Fred Har-gitt of Tech and gain a 6-and-5 ver-I diet. ; . 11;Urquhart Comes ThroughGeorge Urquhart of Tech was even par for the first nine against his first-round opponent, Don King of Manual, and held q 6-up lead. He coasted to a 8 and 7 victory on a string of pars.In the afternoon second-round skirmish. Urquhart was three ov*r par on the out nine, was only one up at the turn, but managed to increase it one more on No. 12 with a par 4 and held the margin to theiiSt- .. • iEddie Eppich of Cathedral had tough sledding gaining his first-round victory over a schoolmate. Tom Sullivan, and had to go 20 holes for a 1-up victory. In the afternoon second-round a flair he was near par on the out nine to gain a 6-up lead on another schoolmate. Al Down, and w-ent on to win, 5 and 3.Grade Schoolers RattleIn the grade school flight Jimmy Pearsey of Holy Trinity ran roughshod over Charles Robertson of School No. 27 to win. 9 and 7. whileLeon Moffett of school No. 51stroked his way to a 8 and 6 winover Paul Kuntz of St. Catherine’s.Billy Woods of St. Bridget’s had tough going against John Tierney of St. Phillips, but won out on the last two holes. Bernie Minton of St. Phillips won by default from , Bob Parrett of school No. 51.