The Sydney Morning Herald from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on August 31, 1958 · Page 65
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Bj.yfi 1... i nrmnrHTP ni n nin n i III I ,r- yi I CU-iyjUuV U-J 7 jwi jv l"i Jli J U U LS UVU UlSUUW U IM III .HVMV.'f'-VW ''I I"' Vf --aANi'-H 1 n - rajpi tor r 3 t c r ? . ill b J H 7 5 , 1 Plaver' finished five- c'tmkpQ ahead of Kel 5 Nagle" (N.S.W.), "who,:. I after faltering with . a 75 ' in the second round, put up a 'gallant fight today with final rounds of 67'and ,66. , ;..,,, f Frank Phillips; with 72 and 66 today; was tnircv eight - strokes ' .behind Player., ; ::"J- '" v All these ti,ree players equalled the course re-ord of. 66 in the final round. . ; ... I Player's total was seven shots better ' than the open record established by Norman von Tida in 1952. , : 'y Player virtually 1 put . "oaid" to the chamoion- ship in' the final , third round this morning. - , From Bill Fitter , Overnight, on 135, he fed. by four strokes from the young N.S.W. profes-.; sional, Johnnie Sullivan, six from Frank Phillips, snd ' eight ' from . Kel Nagle. 1 '. Nobody else was in the hunt. " ' 4. Player, ' seizins - every chance, went out with five birdies in 32 this morning. " 1 ' , Although he wilted a little under 'the attention of photographers he jcame home in 38 and his I round of 70 left him still ifive shots ahead of the "U LI.. J jiiciu wiiii oiuy unc iuuiiu !to play. '- ! .. Nacte was chasing him fter a grand fighting 67 his morning, but the gap ooked, as it proved, too areat to reach. Sullivan, second overnight,' had slipped to bird place, seven behind flayer, while : Phillips with a 73 was now eight strokes awayt " ' ! But although it looked libpeless, i Phillips - and Stogie - went down fight-ng each with that last round ' record-equalling ' BO. -:;;r:;..,!y;'M:... Phillips.: first" out of the Mar players, reached the But brilliant though the , fforts of these two Syd ney i professionals had Hen, the remorseless ':: Player was -not to . be : xnied, A f-(,.ti.'i I ! After a birdie at the first, Player stayed with he card until the sixth. Where his approach was pit from the pin, and he apped it ,in to be under . emulation figures. Vr At the ninth .his ap-! iroach was again deadly, , ft from the ipin i ; ij As he was about to ; utt a movie , camera dis-racted . him . , and he. used and started all Wer again. ,Vv ,Hi His careful, t putt rim-:, Jrted the cup and . stayed ' llP ayers . groan was , Wuder than that j of the ery. ' I -i But-, as . he moved .up 0 tap the ball jn, it fell wp the hole an .eagle r jhree afte fully 10 sec-' pods' suspense.,, t7 . , Afrinn nmf0itinnl war f fi 'Aiiitrrtiletn fliun iuil'liflm.M pionship at the Kooyonga course today, with a record Open score pf 271 J f ! ' u;., flf,i turn In a sensational 31. He hit the centre of every , fairway and holed ' several incredible putts to oiraie six or ine nrsi nine holes.' i . -.. . . So confidently . was he hitting the ball that - he seemed set for at least a 64. ": ' ",i"."-': But the. pressure told. He found a bunker at the tenth and then three putted the eleventh. .But he - came again with birdies at the 15th, 17th and 18th holes. , At the, 17th his. No. 5 Remorseless This gave him 33 out still five shots ahead of Nagle. . ' - v ,," Player went boldly for all his shots coming , home. ',' '". T Birdies fell to him at the 10th and 1 1th from 6ft and 8ft putts. , ; : Another birdie, at the . 13th ' was followed . by four pars. ' 'Then, to the delight of ' the " gallery and rousing cheers, he - rolled in a , 25 ft ,' putt the most dif-: ficult he had' played in the four rounds--for a -birdie 3, and the title at the 18th. t "'( - . Grid' Crcmin (Rose-ville) was fourth on 286. Just one stroke further ' backvwas Briice Devlin, " 20-year-old. N.S.W. State . and Country Champion. He : led ithe amateurs 7 with. . a very creditable score of 287, 16 strokes ; iron approach hit the flag, dropped into the hole but bounced out 1.5 inches away. - - : Hard on Phillips' heels came Nagle. . ! - He too, started 4,-4,2, three birdies.' ; . . Three putts at the eighth pulled him back but his 33, Outvwas inv pressive. v;. "'"' i" i On the '-. home f.- run Nagle putted superbly, climaxing the day with a 25-footer at the 18th for a birdie three . and a ''round of 66. ' !i golfer behind the machine-like Player. . r, .- -., ,, 271': O. : Player S. AfrW). 68, 67, 70, 66. 271 K. Nagle (N.S.W.), 68, 75, 67, 66. 279i F. Phillips (N.S.W.), 69, 72, 72, 66 . . .. . 2(6: E. Cremin (N.S.W.), 69. 73, 71, 73. 287i B. Devlin CJ.S.W.) (a.). 73, 73, 68. 73; J. Sullivan (N.S.W.), 70, 69, .7,- 75. 2(S: E. O Routlcy (Vic). 72 . 68. 74, 74. 289: H. Henning Africa). 73. 73. 73.' 70. Sth 29lt E. F. VVishart (Vic.) (a.). 71, 68, 78, 74:. M. Craf-ler (S.A.), 72, 72, 73, 74; J. Mclnnes (N.S.W.), 72, 73. 75, 71. ' 292: L. J. Wilson (N.S.W.), 76, 72, 73, 71; B. Wert (Vic). 71. 76, 72. 73. 29J: J. Harris (Vic). 75. 73, 74, 71! N. Von Nlda (N.S.W.). 74. 70. 74. 75.' - 294: P. A. Toogood (Tas.) (a.). 75, 75, 70. 74. 296: R. F. Stevens (S.A.) (a.), 78, 70, 73, 75; K. Hartley. (Vic.) (a.), 80. 71. 74.' 71. . 297: J. Clark. 74. 78, 72, 73. 298: B. Crampton (N.S.W.). 74. 75. 74. 75; . V. Bulgln (N.S.W.) (a.). 73. 73, 74, 78. 3Mt L. Woodward (N.S.W.), 74. 74. 74, 78; J. A. Toogood (Tan.) (a.), 73, 78. 72. 77. Ml) E. W. Dunk (N.S.W.). 77. 74. 73, 77; D. Turner (Tas.). (a.), 74. 74. 75. 78. SOUTH AFRICAN Gary Player kisses his ' trophy after . winning v the A ustralian. ' Open ( golf championship by five strokes front KeL Nagle, at - Kooyonga, .. Adelaide, yesterday ' urn . :;: L, )' ''' ;i-' mm DUNEDifNf, Saturday (A.A.P.-Reuter). The Wallaby, team stemmed its run of losses -. when . it bea t Otaao 11-3 in a hard match at the Caris-brook around today. Australia led 8-3 at half-time after sparkling attacks by "the backs, made possible by the good rucking play, of the forwards. , . . It was the ! - Wallabies' fourth win in seven matches, six of them against provincial sides. .There were chances that went begging and the score could have been greater. The win was just what ' was needed for the side's ' morale, with one match left before the Second' 'Test. - On to-day's form it is unlikely that there'. ' will be many changes in the side to play in the Test. ;; 1 i , Australia - was fortunate with ' penalties, receiving 10 to Otago's three. '" Australia, If J. Thornell A Morion, tries: T. Curley, goal, A. Summons, field goal), beat Otago, 3-(W. Gillespie, try). Gordon ' and1' Mdnly1 ester t day tied for 'x the 1958 Union minor premiership , Gordon beat St. George, 14-9, at Chatswood; Manly beat Eastern ; Suburbs, 17-13, at Manly. Manly also won -the club championship. . ' St. George will play Eastern Suburbs; in the first semi-final at North Sydney next Saturday. - - , Gordon and Manly will, meet in the second semi- : . final the following, week. ' Accurate- coal-kicking by full-back Ron Dick won the game for Gordon yesterday. Dick, with three; penalties and one cdnversion;from six attempts, scored . 11. of . the team's 14 points. : ' , . St. George goal kicker Herb Barker could land-only two penalties from s five attempts. St. George in . front early: St. George led 6-3 at half-time, but Dick evened the score with a penalty M minutes after the -interval. Fifteen minutes ; later, Gordon winger .John Law made a 75-yards dash down the : sideline, broke through weak tackling by full-back Ron McKay .and Opposing winger . Barry . weir, and scored near the posts. ' . Dick made no mistake with the, easy conversion. ' Barker landed- a penalty goal and St. George' was trailing '9-1 1. 0 ' -;';7'-7'-i'';-- Soon- afterwards . Dick landed 1 hjs third penalty, clinching- victory for Gorr don.- v. i . , a Ay, .'. It was an even game', . with play; restricted mainly to the forwards. 7 !'. ,:i ,u,,i Poor' handling and ' too much kicking, spoiled' many moves. .. ' o ,: . - Gordon. 14 (J .' Law trv: R. pick Den.. loal), beat St. Grort. 9 (O. Fox try. H.- Barker 2 , pen. goals). Manly-East thriJ Is crowd The 7Manly-East : match thrilled a crowd of 4,100 at Manly Oval,?? . tfi t; Manly wmtter -Barry " Roberts kicked four goals - to Bruce Galea's three and "set up" the best try of the match. " '' w' : He passed infield,, barging half the length of the field along ; the ' sideline,' received again and ran another' 10 yards, and sent Pashley diving over for his. second try. Galea scored '. a" try, two conversions and a : penalty goal for East and - figured prominently throughout the match.'. ', .7 . ",';' :, Manly, '17 (J. Pashley J ; tries! 0. Robert coal, 3 ' oen. ' soah), beat KaMern Snbarbt, 13 (D. Eman uel,. B. Galea triea: B. Galea . 2 goals, pen, goal). ' Randwick's dash gone Randwick beat , Drummoyne 16-8 at Coogee Qval. ' Neither side produced the dash that has featured their earlier matches this season., ' Drummoyne, with a makeshift team, ' tried hard and led 8-5 at. half-lime, but Randwick took charge in the second half. ; Randwick's 1, .Catchpole was Unlucky.7 . . ' 7 V .1 j : He played through the reserve grade game and replaced. D. Ford' pn the wing, in first grade, only to have his left shoulder .'dislocated in the -second half. Raadwick, 16 (W. Outtcrside 2 tries; M. Stynes 2 , pen.- goals.. 2 goals), beat Driimmoyae, 8 . (G. Selig, J. Freeii man tries; G. Selig goal), , . ... . '':) " '".''' 15 '.-'R; Eastwood's revenge Eastwood played its most constructive football of the season to overwhelm Parra-matta ,34-9' at Parramatta Oval. ; ;- r": -;;- John Cullen sent his "backs away with smart passes from the scrum-base and the Eastwood forwards were always in. control.-' . : j: Allan Smith scored all Parramatta's points with; two penalty goals and a; 111111 Wr Li-Dt F. A- Pts.-14 4 -r-320 28 II 3 ': 2 '.316.164 28 13 S 271 I8 26 11, 7 325 186 - 22 10. 7 1 24 240 2 9 8 1 300 288 19 5 13 203 266 10 5 13 .212 374 . 10 4 13 I 167 350 9 3 14 I 180 336 - 7 Manly. .... Gordon St. George East.- Subs. Randwick ' . University -: North. Subs. Parramatta Eastwood Drummoyne NEXT SATURDAY. First scasl. St. Georie v -Eastern Sub urbs, at ;NoFlh . Sydney... Oval. '.' he heart i si i ruiii ical canefields rvsj: ... irwtyam i X7 7r7:-7 m zz- w r mmrm 1 i You'll enjoy' the smooth rich flavour p.f . this fine rum that's matured in oak tiH ; .old and mellow.,, "Always ask for ; Tacker & Co. Pty. Limited r Distributors of fine spirits for. 120 years ... . ..... iu:.ifti 63 THE SUN-HERALD, AUG. 31, 1958 63 ooraoni top on - Dniiiani soio : try in tm --.. last few nhutes:' - vi'iny,. Eastwood ' scored seven : aan ' stna kfnMnlMn tt -' v first-round- defeat by-: the -Parramatta team. ; v . Eastwood, 34 -(B. Fullager 2- R. ; Railuen 2. K. Muller. R. McKitt- .rick, A. Hudson, tries; D. Jackson ' s voais.-- nen - nai. neat rarra-' " Malta,-. 9 (A. ' Smith ..try.. 2. pen, ' goals). . ',,..,- ,.:rt-,. Wakeford Uni. star : University, brilliantly led. by front-rower Peter Wake- 7 ford; easily beat Northern Suburbs 25-9 in a fast,;:6pen 7 game at University Oval. North" had ho answer to University's, superior pack ; and' speedy blackline. , North . caught Univer- sity by surprise two min- '' utes after the start when ' five-eightfa " Ryan darted 7 -' around' the blind side of a " scrum .' to score. . 7' '" '' -7;' ' ""7. Best try of the match was . byi University winger Lloyd HUghes, who gathered at halfway and beat several de- 1 fenders with a clever change ; of pace? r V" -.7 ' S-Q'-'i- . ' Iftiverslty, '25 (J. Walker 2; P. Jones. B. Clinrlton. ' L. Hughes ; tries; .S.i While goal,- pen, goal, field goal, S. Esorito' foe)), beat : Narfliara Sabarbs, 9 K. ityant- J. ' Cockle,, tries; M. Jacob- I '. pen. goal). . - ; v. 7 0 Best players rV7next page.:-:;:.' 7:;.-; of Australia's 7 17 it: it

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