Wochner Leonard golf cjhamp 24 aug 1942

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Wochner Leonard golf cjhamp 24 aug 1942 - Woch ner is Medalist n City Disposes of His...
Woch ner is Medalist n City Disposes of His First Round Foe, Everett O'Brien BY FRED YOUNG. B ports) Editor, Th Pantograph. Leonard Wochner, youthful Cloomington banker, fired a scln tiilating 67 to capture medalist honors in the qualifying round of the 27th annual city golf tourney at Highland Sunday. Wochner, who won the city championship jp 1940, also disposed of Everett P'Brien, runnerup in the recent State Farm tournament, 1 up in 19 holes after a hard fight to win his first round match in the aft ernoon. O'Brien was three down at the turn and made a herculean P;ht to knock out his old rival but Wochner finally came through on the 19th hole. In leading the parade of 72 golf ers bidding for the city crown, Wochner had a 34 going out and p 33 on the back nine. Harlan Felcht, who begins his sophomore year at Normal next month: Wes Hanson, the perennial Fairbury-Pontiac champion, who competes under Highland's colors; Buss Harris and Sumner Goodfel iw Jr., the 1939 champion, all had v2's In qualifying while Russ Graham and Kenney Adams were only one stroke behind with 73 s, Rust Is Upset Victim. Bud Rust was upset in his first Golf With 67 NO. 6, 13 PROVE TOUGH HOLES AT HIGHLAND There have been many debates among the golfing fraternity as to which are the toughest holes at Highland park. Ray Smock, 59 year old golfer and probably the oldest man who participated in the city tournament this year, has al ways held out for No. 6., Statis tics on the tourney Sunday show that No. 6, 13 and 5 are the tough est holes to play at the municipal course. There were an even dozen pars on both No. 6 and 13, and 16 on No. S. There were no birdies on any of these holes. The three easiest holes at Hich land are No. 19, 14. and 9 on the basis of Sundays qualifying, There were 18 birdies on No. 15, 14 birdies on No. 14 and 13 on No. 9. Mac Donovan put up a nice bundle of defense stamps for the best qualifying rounds and this stimulated interest in the 1942 tournament. Len Wochner's 67 won $8 worth of stamps.' Har- land Feicht, who begins his sophomore year at ISNU next month took second honors with a $4 prize. ine next eight finished in this order: Wesley Hanson. Russell Harris, Sumner Goodfellow Jr., Kenneth Adams, Russ Graham, Bud Rust, Lander Van Gundy and Carl Self. The $1.50 stamp for 15th place went to John Rapp Pete Elliott won the prize for 20th Wilson Bates 25th, Emil Wlchman 30th, Bert De Barr 35th, Dick Green 40th, Cass Turkey 45th, Bill xates outh. Tom Leeson 55th Ralph Huff 60th, Tee Watson 65th and Jack Miller and Clark Bru baker tied for last place. There was a stout wind but the course was in elegant shape and weather conditions on the whole were ideal. Mac Donovan had the course in the finest shape of the year for the tournament and came in for many compliments on his nne work. There are few courses In the country that have anything on our municipal layout. The course at Hiehland nark win De open as usual next Sunday, reports xo me contrary notwith standing. Ed Alsene didn't have enoueh goii in tnis tourney and proceeded to get in 51 holes by moving to Maplewood after his 36 hole siesta at Highland. r-r:

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  1. The Pantagraph,
  2. 24 Aug 1942, Mon,
  3. Page 7

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