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Goodson Wins State Public Links Title HERSHEY — Gordon Goodson, 49-year-old golfer out of Wai- ings Golf Club in Harrisburg, captured the State Public Links golf championship Saturday after noon at Hershey. The big jovial Negro tucked away his second state title, he won the first one in 1955, when he fired a 72-hole total of 294, the highest winning score since 1957. Goodson finished two strokes ahead of Jim Rutter of Manor who made a strong bid to catch Goodson when he fired a blistering blistering one-under-par 70 on the fina: 18 holes for a 296. Goodson played steady and de liberate golf and gambled when he had to through the sweltering Saturday heat. On the final round of 36 holes he opened with a 75 and then fired a 72 to add to his previous rounds of 71 and 76. In the final 18 Goodson canned two birdies and just missed on three others. Only four of the 43 golfers in the final round failed to finish under the 3W mark. Bob Hirneisen, Manor, the leader at the mid-point of the tourney floundered during the final final 36-holes and shot a 77 anc an 80 for a 303 total. PaulGarrison, Hershey, makin a bid for his fifth title scored rounds of 75 and 74 to add to earlier earlier scores of 76 and 73 for a 298 tolal. He finished in a tie for third with fellow -club member Joe Cackovic who played the final round with Goodson. Cackovic had rounds of 74-74-74-76 for his 298. Bob Potter, the leader at the end of the first round, finished way down the list with a total of 308. Area colters scores: Paul Garrison, Flershey, 76-7:1-75-74—2flR Joe Cackovic, Flcrshey, 74-71-74-76—2!)8 Ronnie Leo, Hershey, 77-75-77-7fi—.105 .Jim Burns. Hershey, 73-71-77-77—308 Gene Paiolctti, Hershey, 76-78-77-86—317

Clipped from Lebanon Daily News29 Jul 1963, MonPage 14

Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, Pennsylvania)29 Jul 1963, MonPage 14
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