Emmett Spicer's record broken by Lew Oehmig

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Emmett Spicer's record broken by Lew Oehmig - R A G U f ) Oehmig of Chattanooga made...
R A G U f ) Oehmig of Chattanooga made Tennessee Tennessee golfing history Saturday. The 46-year-old business executive became Ihe first player ever to win the Stale Amateur Golf Tournament Tournament six times when he defeated. defeated. Bob Greenwood of Cookcville 1 up in 1!) holes: Oehmig won Ihe sudden death playoff in the finals with a par -1 a n It 0 h a r d i 3 Chattanooga's Oehmig Wins State Amateur CHA1TANOOGA, (AP) - Lew on the first extra hole. Greenwood hit his tee shot into he rough, dropped his second mo a sand trap, blasted out, two pulled from 70 feet. On the green in two. Oehmig wii uit £icen in two, wnmig immcd the cup from 30 with os birdie pult. His opponent, a 23- year-old collegian, conceded the Coca-Cola Wins First Half In Babe Kulh Loop Cncal-Cola punched across ,, seventh inning run Saturday to nose Lynn Garden Optimist 5-4 and win ihe first half championship in the City Recreation Babe Ruth League. Larry Ovcrbay hurled the victory for Coca-Cola and Mike Sleele and Robert Price each went two-for- four at the plale lo pace the at- lack. Hill Matlock's 3-4 and Roy Eagan's Eagan's 2-4 were lops for the losers. LG Optimist 001 210 0 1 Coca-Cola 003 100 1--5 ship. Lew previously has won this Inurnamcnl in 1537, 1947, 1951, and 1935. He had been runncrup jVamlcrhilt Si»ns K c n l i i r k y ('aj^cr NASHVILLE (AP)- Vandcrhili Coach Rny Skinner said Saturday Keiih Thomas. Louisville. Ky'. high school star, has signed a basketball grant-in-aid scholarship wilh ihc university. Thomas, who played both forward forward and guard for Waggener High School, averaged 20 points a game as a senior. He is S-2^ and weighs 170 pounds. j...-. u,« \-u»i^,ajl, ·.UHl.cutU t n e remaining f o u r - i n c h K match and the stale champion-! I]ome on four other occasions, ihus set ting a n o t h e r record of 10 appearances in ihc finals. In the -17-year history of Ihe meet, only Emmett Spicer of Memphis had won the slate title as many as five times. And it will a long time, if ever, before anyone anyone surpasses Oehmig's record. Ihe other champions active in ^hatlanooga's Ed Brantly has the most--twice. Oehmig reached today's finals jy knocking off Chatianoogan Howard Derrick 2 and I in the morning round of four. Greenwood, a semi-finalist as well as medal- st last year, gained his berth urning back 25-year-olrf Ruddy -andis of Chattanooga by the Oehmig wa of 36-3-1--70 one-under Ihe par for the 6,700-yard Golf and Country Jlub course in defeating Derrick, a 37-year-old f u r n i t u r e operator. Greenwood was iwn over par in Ihc morning. Both finalists played very well --- -"" f -- _· v-it · I.L _» under the rough pressure of the' title rounnd. Greenwood was even par for the regulation IS holes, bogcycd the playolf hole. Oehmig was one over par for the distance, but had a bogey 5 on the sixth hole, where Greenwood birdicd, to account for the dilference

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  1. Kingsport Times-News,
  2. 01 Jul 1962, Sun,
  3. Page 38

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