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Tou Women Pro Golfers Await Del rner ray E8 Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday, Nov. 17, 1968 GOLF SCENE By Chuck Voorhis Club this week. There will be no Americans playing in it. It is the second ann ual all Canadian Pro-Am. There will be 24 pros and 72 amateurs in the field from the provinces of Ottawa, Quebec and Ontario. They will begin arriving today for a week-long holiday with the "2 hole competition starting Wednesday. The pros will play at scratch and their amateur teammates will use their club handicaps. It will be a better ball of foursomes event. Henry' Lindner, golf director at Lost Tree, took a team of his members to the International 4-ball at Gleneagles, Scotland earlier this year and invited a team from the Pershire Club to compete here. State A mateu r Slated Here The Florida State Women's Amateur Golf Association has picked Ihe PGA National Golf Club for Its 1969 match play championship scheduled the week of May 11. An organizational meeting is planned for Monday at the Colonnades when state golf officials and the local committee will meet to firm up the details. This is a match play competition with two days for qualifying. The low 16 scorers will - in the championship flight and the remainder of the qualifiers will be divided into 11 flights of eight players. Those who do not qualify will find golfing accommodations on other courses. About People, Places, Events The Florida-Georgia Governors' Cup matches, postponed from Nov. 6-8 ft the Bay Hill Club, Orlando, may be rescheduled for sometime after January 15. The November date was dropped because many of the Georgians could not be available. The annual Rosarian Academy Home Association golf tournament, open to the public, will be played at the PGA National November 24. It Is an 18-hole handicap affair. Lou Daigneault, pro from Skowegan, Maine, got the Notre Dame treatment on his first day back on his winter job at the PGA. He was playing with Heartley "Hunk" Anderson, famed coach of Notre Dame, Dan Casey, an All-America end at ND years ago, and Chuck Smith. Hunk sank a pressure putt on the 18th that did Lou in. James Bragdon won the men's golf championship at the North Palm Beach CC with a 7-6 win over Dr. Harry Lange. In other flights, George Crocker defeated Maurice Mathieu 3 and 2 In the first; Dick ProntI 5 and 4 over Paul Kelly In the second, and John Mixon 2 and 1 over Jack Midglev in the third. sw. AS THE FINAL PITT B sunk in the Ponsacola Ladies Invitational todav. the women pro golfers will head for Palm Beach County and the Louise Suggs Delray Beach Invitational tournament which starts Kridav at the F'ine Tree ' (ioltClun. There will be 43 pros, including all of the top players, in the M hole, $12,500 event which will be preceded on Thursday by a Pro-Am in which all will also play. The Pro-Am field is expected to be completed this weekend. At the moment, there are places for about 30 amateurs but these may be taken by Pine Tree members who are returning to the club for the first time this season this weekend. Toney Penna, veteran pro, and honorary chairman of Ihe tournament is bringing along Perry t'onio to play in a Celebrity Foursome with hostess Miss Suggs. One other prominent golfer will he lined up to complete the foursome. Heading the lady pro field will be Kathy Whitworth and Carol Mann who are waging a close battle for top money winning honors on the LPGA tour. Kathy now has official and unofficial earnings of $54,122. She was the first pro to top the $50,000 mark in one season. But right behind is Carol with $52,111. Those figures are certain to be changed after today's play in Pensacola. Arrangements For Galleries Tournament officials, worn., s with the Pine Tree committees, have set up this format for the galleries: The Pine Tree club is on North Military Trail, Delray various locations on the course, ihe clubhouse, however, will be closed to all except members, players and officials. The gal golfers will start getting in their practice rounds Tuesday and Wednesday. The celebrity foursome is due to tee off at noon Thursday. Past winners of this event include Marilynn Smith of Tequesta, who will be playing again and Susie Maxwell Ber-ning. Sandra Haynie who has been runner twice, will try' to break her jinx in this tournament. Proceeds from the Pro-Am are headed for the Bethesda Memorial Hospital. James Ritterbush, chairman of the committee, anticipates a fund of $20 cm for the hospital. For Canadians Only There will be an unusual goll tournament at the Lost Tree Beach. Parking will be handled on both sides of the entrance drive to the club. The parking areas are near the 5th and 14th tees. Admission will be $2 daily except for the final round when it will be $3. Season tickets for all three days are $5. There will be a $2 fee also for the Pro-Am. There will be concessions near the clubhouse and at fe o Looker Rooms Get A Itressiny Up f. 3 ROOM C V' f WIPE NEW YORK - (NEA) -Soul music bounces through the wire cages, ricochets off the plaster walls and filters out into the concourses. This, the man says, sounds more like a discotheque than a dressing room. Inside, amid the acrid whiffs of liniment, sweat and foot powder, the music seems as much a part of the dressing room as the water fountains. Soul music is, after all, one of those rare sounds that both titillates and irritates a man's aesthetic sensibility like having Elke Sommer belch in your ear. Waring portable radios, however, are but a part of this relatively unseen portion of American sports. Reporters are forever writing so-called "dressing room stories," but rarely tell us anything about the actual dressing room. Almost every American male has come in contact with an athletic dressing room at one time or another. Everybody knows what a high school locker room smells like the stale towels, stiff socks and creeping athlete's foot. The professional dressing room, gentlemen, is another thing. Forget those old images. Today, the locker room is more than just a place to change clothes, peel off tape and wash dirt off the nose. There are carpets on the floor and a kind of sterility in the air. Burleigh Grimes would have to throw away his chew before they'd let him in. Out there on the field or in the gymnasium the athlete is as vulnerable as a nude terrapin. Out there, he is subject to anything from a rather scathing hiss to a beer bottle in the neck. Inside the dressing room, however, it is the athlete's party, lie reigns. He sits on the stool in front of his locker, perhaps nursing a bruise. Even the most infltt- MONDAY & TUESDAY ONLY! 4 r i v h i m; mm ii v, mi r mm.- ii 1 w v LOW AS ential visitors are cautious here. Contrary to opinion, you see, dressing rooms are not necessarily interview rooms. Here the athlete is on equal grounds. Most often, he is polite and answers the visitor's questions while he adjusts a tie or buckles his belt. Sometimes, though, he may like Ted Williams-tell you to get the hell away and leave him alone. The glamor disappears in the dressing room. All-Stars and All-Pros become the mortals who slam car doors on their fingers. Some of the old pros, their job finished, leave early while newer players, more interested in creating a public image, stick around until all the questions are asked. Then they file out, one by one. Somebody reaches up and snaps off the radio. A locker room attendant surveys the residue of used tape and soggy towels. "Look at (hat mess," he says. 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