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A large crowd followed the foursome around the wind-swept course and were treated to some of Nicklaus' well-known booming booming tee shots which often reached the 300-yard mark. Thomas, who now is pro at the Edgerton Towne Club after being Beloit City champion seven years, had the distinction of outdriving the international star on No. 12. Nicklaus and Thomas are big and powerful. Hoffman is slender slender and a golf stylist. It was Hoffman, Janesville city titlist for the past three feel a not us is organized, indicate actual his lure fish between this until prefer If what fish paint color. however, many including water fish the of off fish Plays 75 Holes on 75th Birthday W E S T M INSTER, Calif. (AP)-On his 50th birthday, Henry Maurer of Westminster shot 50 holes of golf. He was 75 Sunday and, at daybreak, he was out on the Willowick golf course. By 11:30 a.m., he had played 54 holQs. He look a break, then shot 21 more. He walked all the way and used the same ball and the same club, a 3-iron. His score wasn't reported but an observer said he saw Maurer birdie several holes. have to regularly. the remain in Wind Worries Women Golfers By JOE MCKNIGHT HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) Contestants Contestants kept close check on the weather today as the small- years, who provided most of the'est «eld in 14 years began qual- thrillc on thP front nine with a ifymg rounds for the National Record Field in State Open MILWAUKEE (AP)-A record record field of 209, including 135 amateurs, launched play today in the Wisconsn Open Golf tournament tournament al the Tripoli Country Club. Professional Manuel de la Torre of Milwaukee, four times state Open winner; and Tommy Veech, Menomonee Falls pro and winner of the Open three times, were rated co-favorites. Bobby Brue of Milwaukee, the 1963 champion, is a pro at Chicago Chicago and ineligible for the Wisconsin Wisconsin event. De la Torre won the cro\vn in 1952, '53, '55 and '61. Veech collected collected $1,960 for a tie for fifth place in the recent Western Open in Chicago. Other top contenders include Jim Milward of Milwaukee,, thrice the champion; state ama -i were York over who Milwaukee before two hits sixth his two pace tied York of the and in singles Dick Davis inning 17- a a that won the while on "thrills on the front nine with fine 33, and the gallery, many of them from Janesville, were rooting for Hoffman to stay with Nicklaus. Hoffman Gets Hot Hoffman equalled Nicklaus' best the first four holes, then fell a stroke behind on the fifth. Then the little Janesville standout standout got hot. He birdied the next three holes, sinking long putts on 6 and 7 and holing a lO-footer on the No. 8. However, he bog' eyed the 405-yard par 4 No. 9. Even so, he finished a stroke ahead of Nicklaus for the nine. Nicklaus caught Hoffman on No. 12 and went ahead on No. 14. Hoffman could have evened matters on No. 15. but had his only lapse of the day in putting when he blew a three-footer. Moments Moments later Nicklaus missed an even shorter one. It would have been even more interesting had Hoffman not pulled some of his tee shots into trouble. Ho often found himself with trees to shoot over, through or under. But he was tough to beat around the greens. Thomas rallied on the last few holes and made some excellent approach .shots. He also had driver trouble and had a little putting difficulty. Radette, former Illinois state and Rockford champion, was defeated defeated in extra holes in the Rockford City meet in the morning, morning, and the strain of the day showed in his game. Hits Long Drives Nicklaus, before the 18-hole round, gave an exhibition of shots ranging from accurate wedge approaches to drives of 300 yards and more in length. He illustrated intentional hooks and slices and gave the reasons why so many "Sunday" golfers hit thom. He amazed the crowd with 2-iron shots of about 230 yards. The former Ohio State University University star proved most congenial during the exhibition, answering answering the gallery's questions with humor, and he talked to the crowd during the round. He often often asked young boys sitting around the gi'een which way his putt was going to break. Women's Amateur Golf Tournament. Tournament. "These girls are worried about what will happen if the wind comes up," said pro Ross Wilson of the Prairie Dunes Country Club. "They've been practicing in calm weather this weekend. But Kansas is noted for its winds and I expect it to come up out of the Southwest any time now." Of 101 players entered, 20 have withdrawn. The 1951 tourney tourney attracted 79 entries andj since then the list has ranged from 100 to 195. Qualifying will be through 36 holes ending Tuesday, with the low 32 scorers going into match- play competition Wednesday. The 36-hole championship match will be played Saturday. SETS PACE MILWAUKEE - Carol Jean Sorensen, Racine, set the pace Sunday as she tuned up for the Metropolitan Tournament by firing firing 82 at Westmoor. teur titlist Jay Lohmiller of Shawano; Dave Penn of Madison, Madison, runnerup to Lohmiller; pro- Archie Dadian of Milwaukee, amateur king in 1963; Lou Warobick of Manitowoc, current PGA state champion; Ralph Schlicht of Madison, state ama- ter medalist, and Don Iverson of La Crosse, 1963 amateur medalist. Veech and pro Tommy Puis of Barron topped the field with three under par 68s in tuneups Sunday for the state test. Dadian Dadian and amateur Carl Waystedt each had 69. The pro-am event was won by Milward, Bob Johnson, Clarence Bethke and George OIney with a best ball score of 61. Carol Sorenson, Janesville star, is among the entrants. Last year she reached the semifinals of the National at Williamstown, Mass. Miss Sorenson's major victory this season was the Trans • Mississippi Tournament at Phoenix, Ariz. She did not defend defend the Wisconsin Women's championship, passing it up to play in the Western at Oak Park, 111. She was among the low qualifiers and advanced to the Western quarterfinals before being eliminated. Browns Go on Ottensive Binge, Beat Rams 56-31 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Paul Hornung came home and the Green Bay scoreboard came to life again. Hornung, under suspension throughout the 1963 National Football League season, sparkled sparkled in his 1964 home exhibition debut before 42,327 well-wishers Saturday night, leading the Packers past the sputtering New York Giants 34-10. Hornung, three - time NFL scoring champion, had a hand in 16 of his team's points against the injury-depleted Giants, who played the Packers even in the first half but fell apart in the last 30 minutes. Hornung tossed a 56-yard scoring pass to Boyd Dowler on the halfback option, converted after each of the Packers' four touchdowns and kicked a pair of field goals. High Scoring Games The Notre Dame alumnus wasn't the only pro to make his points in week-end action involving involving National and American League teams. The Cleveland Browns led a Saturday night offensive binge, routing the Los Angeles Rams 56-31 in an NFL exhibition behind behind the passing of Frank Ryan and Jim Ninowski. The San Diego Diego Chargers and Houston Oilers swapped touchdowns at a rapid clip before the Chargers won the AFL test in the final two minutes 44-38. In other NFL games, the Dallas Dallas Cowboys riddled the San Francisco 49ers 34-23; the Minnesota Minnesota Vikings won their second straight, stunning the St. Louis Cardinals 24-10, and the champion champion Chicago Bears held off the Washington Redskins 14-13. Eagles Triumph Friday night, the Baltimore Colts and Detroit Lions played a 28-28 tie and the Pittsburgh Steelers fell before the revamped revamped Philadelphia Eagles 2413 2413 in NFL games. The Kansas City Chiefs edged the Buffalo Bills 24-21 and the Denver Broncos topped the Oakland Oakland Raiders 20-7 in AFL activity, activity, The Boston Patriots and New York Jets, Idle over the weekend, weekend, have a Tuesday night AFL date at Lowell, Mass. outstanding exhibition the his an for as in the six scoring the In he the He 18

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  2. 17 Aug 1964, Mon,
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