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8 ^ Monday, July 22. 1963 Redlands Daily Facts "Arm felt good" Lary hurls four-hit win over Angels 8-2 Alston ejected from two games as Dodgers lose PGA CHAMP — Jack Nickias and wife Barbara hold trophy with towel after he won the PGA tournament Sunday at Dallas. The trophy had been sitting in the sun and was a little too hot to hold. Temperature at the Dallas Athletic Country club was 103. Nickias collected $13,000 first prize as he won his third lop U. S, title. (UP/ Telephofo) Wins PGA by two strokes Nicklaus at 23 has won three top titles By LEO H. PETERSEN UPl Sports Editor DALLAS (UPI) — Jack Nick laus, at 23, figured today he was "a grown man." For now he has won 'em all (hat he set out to win when he turned professional golfer a year and a half ago. He won the U. S. Open in June of 1952, and the Masters last AprU. After that victory he said he didn't think he still had arrived. "Wait untU I win the PGA," he declared. "When I win that one, I'll consider myself a man." He won that Sunday when he broke the hearts of those chasmg him with a 30-foot birdie putt on the loth hole of the heat-seared Dac Country Club course before a llO-degree sweat-soaked crowd of 12,500. The triumph swelled his bankroll $13,000 to a total of 575,140, leaving him only S10,815 behind Golden Boy Arnold Palmer, who finished in a tie for 40th place— and $410 prize money — as once again he failed to win the only major golf tournament that has eluded him. Golfing Glory It gave Nicklaus more than golfing gold, too — for it gave him golfing glorj'. He became only the fourth golfer in history to win the three big ones — the Open, Masters and PGA—putting him into the ranks of the game's greatest — Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson and Gene Sarazen. But none of them did like Nicklaus. It took them years —it took Nicklaus only a yea; and a half. That 15th hole birdie in the scorching heat turned back the bids of two 27-year-olds, Dave Ragan and Aussie Bruce Crampton. They had been chargmg Nicklaus down to the wire until that big putt on the 15th. After sinking that long one, Nicklaus, the 210-pound, six foot Ohio belter played it cozy, being satisfied to par the last three holes. That 34-34-68 over the 7,046-yard par 36-35—71 Dac Country Club course, gave hun a 72-hoIe of 279 — five under par for the distance — and two shots ahead of the second place Ragan, who finished with a 33-36—69 for 281. Ragan started the day four strokes behind Crampton. Crampton with a two over par 74 fin ished in a third place tie with former PGA champ Dow Finster wald at 282. Finsterwald closed Baseball for Boys Tri-City collecting three runs on two hits in the fifth inning, came from behind to edge second place Pratt Brothers, 5-4. Mike Vernon led off the third with a single while Gary Goodman walked and Jim Gosse was safe on a fielders choice. Chuck Ledbetter then smashed a triple, driving in the two men on base and scored the winning run on Steve Z^titcbells hit. Mitchell relieved starter Jim Gosse in the fifth and held Pratts to get the win. Pratts _ 001 300—4 5 2 Tri-City 500 03x-5 7 2 Jim Geissinger, Jon Vander Veen (5) and John Olcovich; Jim Gosse, Steve Mitchell (5) and Steve Mitchell, Jim Gosse (5). Minor League leading Pratt Brothers moved a step closer to thier title with a 9-0 white washing over Tri-City. Don Izaak led the winners with a pair of singles while Steve Butler and Joe Coyazo combmed to blank Tri-City on no bits. Pratts 032 211-9 3 0 Tri-City _-000 000-0 0 1 Steve Butler, Joe Coyazo (5) and Don Izaak; Mark McClusky, Rich Mikowski (4) and Evin WU- limas. OPTIMIST Major Scoring two runs on four walks in the third inning. Sages trimmed Gairs last Saturday, 2-1. Eddy Miller drove in the win­ ning run for Sages by walking with the bases loaded. Dan Sted- dura led Gau-s with a pair of singles in two trips to the plate. Gair's 010 000-1 7 2 Sage's _ 002 00X— 2 2 Steve Rojas, Warren Disparte (3) and Bill Bristow; Mike McGuire and Ralph Tejada. Minor Art Martmez, leading Gairs to a win with a single and an over the fence homer, pitched his team to a 16-3 whipping over Sages. Martinez faced twenty men, walked three, allowed one hit, and set a record for the year by striking out seventeen of a possible eighteen. Gair's 435 112-16 10 1 Sage's 002 001— 3 1 8 Art Martinez and Tracey \Vhite; Hector Rivera, Dennis Wright (5) and Richard Green. Optimist Standings Major Team W. L. T. PCT Sage's 11 1 1 .889 Save-U-More 6 5 1 .540 Board of Realtors _. 6 6 0 .500 Western Fruit 6 7 0 .462 Gaugh Plumbing — 4 8 1 .364 Gair's 3 9 1 .269 with a one over par 72. Picked Up $7,000 Ragan's second place finish was worth $7,000 while Crampton and Finsterwald picked up $3,750 each. Al Geiberger with a 70 and Billy Maxwell with a 71 came ne.\t at 284 while another stroke back was former PGA champ Jim Ferrier with a fourth round 66. At 286 were Gardner Dickinson, Tommy Jacobs, Bill Johnston, defending champion Gary Player and former Masters champion Art Wall. A stroke further back were U. S. Open champion Julius Boros, British Open champion Bob Charles. Wes Ellis, Tony Lema, and Jack Sellman. Dick Hart, who like Ragan and Crampton is 27 and who led for the first two rounds, wound up at 288 along with Dave Hill, Bob Goalby and Manuel De La Torre. Slammin' Sam Snead, Mike Souchak, Doug Sanders, Bobby Nichols and Mason Rudolph were those at 289 while another former PGA king, Doug Ford, among a group at 290. LOS ANGELES (UPI)—Pitcher Frank Lary's middle name is Strong and that's the way the veteran hurler's arm felt today as the Detroit Tigers returned home after he pitched his first victory in more than 13 months. Making his third appearance smce he rejoined the Tigers after havmg been sent down to Knoxville of the Sally League, Lary hurled a four-hit, 8-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels Sunday. "My arm felt good and my pitches did what I wanted them to do," the happy Lary said after the game. "I give the full credit for my being back with the Tigers and scoring a victory to my havmg been sent down to the minors." Lary said that he hurled around 80 innmgs for the Knoxville club and he attributed that work to restoring the strength of his arm. 'At first I felt a little bad about going to the minors," he added. "But when I thor-'ht it over and realized what r gular work in lower leagues had done for other pitchers like Vernon Law, I decided that it might help me. "And pitching in the hot weather proved to be just what I needed to get back the strength in my arm." he said. For Lary the win Sunday was was Miner Ttam W. L. T. PCT Gair's _.ll 2 0 .844 Board of Realtors .... 9 3 0 .750 Sage's 8 5 0 .616 Western Fruit 7 6 0 .538 Gaugh Plumbing — 3 10 0 .231 Save-U-More 0 12 0 .000 Thunderbirds to skate at Swing Friday night The National Skatmg Derby's league-leading Los Angeles Thunderbirds make their first visit of the 1963 Roller Games season to the Orange Show's Swing Auditorium Friday night, entertaining the New York Bombers at 8:30. The T-Birds have just returned from a triumphant tour in Hawaii, which the New Yorkers depart for Honolulu after Sunday's series finale in Los Angeles. The potent T-Bu-ds are led by Coach Red Smartt and Capt. Ralph Valladares, which Spec Saunders is coach of the Bombers and Don Rixman serves as captain. The Los Angeles women's team has Capt. Terri Lyndj, Mary Lou Palermo, Jeannie Porter, Bu- berta Mitchell, Judy Sowinski and Rosahe Bardwell. Rounding out the men's lineup are Julian Silva, Danny Reilly, Ernie Lopez and Punky Gardner. Other New York skaters are Lou Proto, Nick Scopas, George Adams, Jared Morrison and Roy Brewer for the men, CapL Loretta Behrens, JoAnn Koons, Bonnie Nelson, Kathe Kolbus fof Rialto), Roberta Jiron, Jan Vallow and Betty Boyd for the feminine forces. TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or appliances will find a ready market through Classified Ads. Downing heads for World Series It was an old familiar baseball tableau: Veteran Frank Lary ol the Tigers struggling along the comeback trail to save his pitching career while young Al Downing of the Yankees jauntily strode the road to World Series gold and glor)-. There was satisfaction for both Sunday. The 32 year-old Lary scored his first victory in more than a year when he pitched a four-hitter as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Los Angeles Angels, 8-2. And the 22-year-old Downmg pitched his sbtth victory to start the New York Yankees off to a doubleheader sweep against the Cleveland Indians, 5-2 and 5-4 in 11 innings. The wins widened the Yankees' American League lead to seven games—their widest mar gin of the season. All three other games m the AL Sunday were decided by 3-2 scores the Minnesota Twins edging the Washington Senators, the Boston Red Sox beating the Chicago White Sox, and the Kansas City Athletics topped the Baltimore Orioles. Rain forced postponement of a scheduled twin bill second game between Boston and Chicago. It was a long time between major league victories for Lary, who returned to the Tigers three weeks ago after a stretch with Knoxville of the Sally League, where he had been sent to pitch his ailing shoulder back into shape. Lary struck out five batters and walked only two in pitching the distance. A 13-hit Tiger attack with four stolen bases, and four Los Angeles errors, all help Angels starter Dean Chance aided Lary's cause with an error during Detroit's three-run sbcth inmng. Meanwhile, Downing pitched an odd game in which he struck out 10 batters and walked nine before tiring in the ninth inning and requiring relief from Hal Reniff. This was the fourth straight game in which Downmg fanned 10 or more hitters. Harry Bright hit a two-run homer for New York. Won in the lUh Bobby Richardson's one-out, 11th inning single off old Early Wynn produced the Yankees' nightcap victory and stretched the Indians' losmg streak to nme games. Wynn who scored the 300th win of his career eight days ago, entered the game in relief after Woody Held's triple had tied the score in the ninth. Reliever Steve Hamilton was the winner. Bob Tillman's 10th inning homer off knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm earned the Red Sox victory over the White Sox. Dick Radatz was credited with his 12th win against a lone defeat after pitching one- hit relief ball for the last two innings. Don Mmcher hit two homers and John Goryl added another, enabling the Twins to beat the Senators. Each hit one back-to- back in the eighth off Don Du dolph. Garry Roggenburk was the winner in relief. A sixth-inning homer by Wayne Causey broke a 2-2 tie and gave the A's their win over Baltimore. Moe Drabowsky, celebrating his 28th birthday, pitched a five-hitter for Kansas City. Milt Pappas was the victim of Causey's homer. his first since June 19, 1962, against Washington. Last year he had only two wins and was on the disabled list with his sore arm for the month of August. With Lary incapacitated, he Ti gers dropped to fourth place in 1962. The previous year, when he had won 23 to finish second in victories in the American League to Whitey Ford of the New York Yankees, the Detroit club finished second and for a time threatened to displace the Bronx bombers as the pennant-wiimer. "I thought I had recovered during spring training this year but I threw too hard too soon and the arm began bothering me," Lary said. Lary said in the game agamst the Angels he threw his slider, a fast ball and a curve that broke where he wanted it. Went Route And he demonstrated h i s strength with a complete game victory in which he walked only two men and struck out five. Going into the ninth, Lary had given up only one run on three hits, but 18-year-old Angel catcher Ed Kirkpatrick then lashed a double into right field to score Bob Sadowski. It was the only extra- base hit Lary gave up. The Tigers provided their 32- year-old pitcher with 13 hits off three Los Angeles hurlers, and the Angels contributed to their own downfall with four errors and permitted a pair of unearned runs to score. Lary, a good hitter for a pitcher, chipped in one of the hits, a single in the sixth innmg when the Tigers scored three runs off losing pitcher Dean Chance and put the game out of reach of Los Angeles with a 5-1 lead. Los Angeles mounted only one real threat, in the third inning when they loaded the bases with one out after scoring one run. But Lary met the emergency smoothly, getting Leroy Thomas on a strikeout and making Bob Sadowski hit into a forceout to retire the side. You say you were thrown out of both ball games Sunday for umpu-e-baiting? Your team lost a doubleheader and you were hit in the face with a beer container? Chin up, Walter Alston, your Los Angeles Dodgers are leadmg the National League by six games and you have a nine-game home stand coming up. Despite 7-2 and 13 7 losses to the Milwaukee Braves Sunday, the Dodgers wound up their successful road trip with a 10-4 mark, giving them a six-game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals. When the road trip began, the Dodgers held only a three- game lead over the San Francisco Giants. The usually quiet and restrained Alston, with the Dodgers' disastrous collapses of the past two seasons indelible in his mind, was ejected in the sL\th inning of the first game by umpire Tom Gorman. In the first inning of the nightcap, umpire Stan Landes gave the Dodger manager the thumb. And then a Milwaukee fan belted Alston with a paper beer container. Alston claimed that Bob Sadowski was balking in the opener and then became incensed when a balk was called on rookie Nick Willhite of the Dodgers in the second game. In other NL games, the Cardinals rapped out 17 hits to beat the Houston Colts, 5-4; the Giants clubbed 16 hits in downing the Cincinnati Reds. 10-5; the Philadelphia Phillies swept a doubleheader from the New York Mets, 8-0 and 7-2, and Pittsburgh and Chicago split, the Cubs taking the opener, 5-1, and the Pirates the nightcap, 6-5 in 14 innings. Milwaukee clobbered eight Dodger pitchers for 26 hits, including homers by Hank Aaron, Denis Menke, Joe Torre and Gene Oliver, in sweeping the twin bill. Sadowski earned his first major league victory in the opener while reliever Tony Cloninger got credit for the second- game triumph. Gibson Notched Win Bob Gibson pitched an eight- hitter and George Altman and Ken Boyer slammed homers in Dick Groat drove home three runs for St Louis. Jim Davenport, Felipe Alou and Orlando Cepeda contributed homers as the Giants routed 13- game winner Jim O'Toole. Bob Bolin limited the Reds to three hits in 5 1-3 relief innings to gain the victory. The Phillies, on another second half of the season surge extended their winning streak to seven as Chris Short hurled a four-hit ter m the opener and Dennis Bennett and Johnny Klippstein combined for a seven-hitter in the nightcap against the Mets. Philadelphia has won 13 of its last 16 games for its longest winning streak since 1955. Lou Brock's two-run homer and Paul Toth's seven-hit pitching gave Chicago its first game triumph while Pittsburgh bounced back in the nightcap on Bill Virdon's run-producing single in the 14th inning. Jerry Lynch of the Pirates equalled the major league career record for pinch- hit home nms when he hit one to tie the score 5-5 in the ninth inning. Lynch shares the record pacing the Cardinals to victorj-. iof 14 with George Crowe. Hawaiian wins U.S. Junior tennis title STANDINGS American League W L Pet. gb New York 58 34 .630 Chicago 52 42 .553 7 Boston 51 42 .548 7% Minnesota 52 43 .547 7V2 Baltimore 53 46 .535 8V2 Cleveland 46 50 .479 14 Los Angeles 47 52 .475 14^ Kansas City 42 52 .447 17 Detroit 39 52 .429 IS'.i Washington 34 61 .358 25li Saturday's Results New York 5 Cleveland 4 Chicago 3 Boston 0 Minnesota 11 Washington 3 Baltimore 6 K. City 3, twilight Los Angeles 11 Detroit 2, night Sunday's Results Detroit 8 Los Angeles 2 Kansas City 3 Baltimore 2 Minnesota 3 Washington 2 Boston 3 Chicago 2, 1st, 10 in Boston at Chicago, 2nd, ppd, rain New York 5 Cleveland 2, 1st New York 5 Cleve. 4, 2nd, 11 in. Tuesday's Games Chicago at Detroit, 2, twi-night Minnesota at Cleveland, night Washington at Baltimore, night L. Angeles at New York, night Kansas City at Boston, night Los Angeles St. Louis Chicago Cincinnati San Francisco Philadelphia Pittsburgh Milwaukee Houston New York National League W L Pet. GB 60 37 .619 51 43 .557 6 52 43 .547 7 52 46 .531 SVi 52 46 .531 8',i 51 47 .520 91^ 49 47 .510 lOH 49 48 .505 11 36 64 .360 25V^ 32 66 .327 28^4 Saturday's Results Philadelphia 5 New York 1 Los Angeles 5 Milwaukee 4 Chicago at Pitt., ppd, rain St. Louis 8 Houston 1, night Cin. 3 S. Fran. 2, night Sunday's Results St. Louis 9 Houston 4 Phila. 8 New York 0, 1st PhUa. 7 New York 2, 2nd Chicago 5 Pittsburgh 1, 1st Pittsburgh 6 Chicago 5, 2nd, 14 in. Milwaukee 7 L. Angeles 2, 1st Milw. 13 Los Angeles 7, 2nd S. Fran. 10 Cincinnati 5 Tuesday's Games Cincinnati at Chicago St. Louis at Milwaukee, night Phila. at Houston, night PitUburgh at L. Angeles, night N. York at S. Fran., night Radio Timet Angels (Newman, 0-0) at New York (Terry, 9-10), radio KMPC, 5 p.m. Only game scheduled. McGUIRE SIGNS CONTRACT BOSTON UPI) — Connie McGuire, former Southeast Oklahoma State star, has signed bis first professionsd contract with the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. The 6-8, 200- pound native of Stigler, Okla., was the Celtics' fourth round draft choice this year. PROVO, Utah UPI) - Ten- ager Jim Osborne, a youngster with a big serve and an equally large amount of confidence, is America's newest junior tennis hopeful. Lanky Osborne, a Hawaiian who has learned the game without the benefit of formal instruction, stamped himself as the future net star by winning the International Junior Chamber of Commerce Boys and Girls Championship here Saturday. The manner in wiiich the son of a Honolulu salesman took the title left little doubt that he has the F<>tential to become an outstanding tennis player. Osborne walloped crew-cut Jack Jackson of Tuscaloosa, Ala., 7-5, 6-2, 6-1 to win the boys 18 and under open championship. He shared top honors in the week long meet on the Brigham Young University campus with Jean Evans of Belton, S.C. Miss Evans won the girls 18 and under crown by beating Toni Alford, Reno, Nev., 1-6, 6-3, 7-5. The Jaycee title virtually assured the willowy Osborne a berth on the U.S. Junior Davis Cup Team. In past years the winner of the Jaycee meet has been selected along with winners of the National Junior Championship. For Miss Evans and Pixie Lamm of Piedmont, Calif., winner of the girls 16 and under crown, the championship provided automatic berths in the Orange Bowl Tournament next December. Harry James, tennis coach at the University of Utah, was one of those watching Osborne, "he has the big serve, the confidence and the temperament to become an outstanding player," said James. Osborne also teamed with younger brother Gerald to win the boys 18 and under doubles crown. Next stop for the Hawaian player is the Western Championships at Springfield. Ohio. After that he will compete in the National Junior Meet at Kalamazoo, Mich. Dodgers come bock fo town with six game lead Indoor archery title tourney DOWNEY (UPI)-Jim Pickering of Salt Lake City, and Herschel Hayes of Los Angeles, won $500 fkst place prizes Sunday in the $5,000 open first annual national indoor archery championships. The archers captured wins in the top men's single event, Pickering adding up 776 points in the scratch singles and Hayes scoring 826 in the handicap singles. LOS ANGELES (UPI) - The Dodgers came back to torni today six games ahead in National League standings and with a 10^ record for the latest road trip — but, with the possible exception of Ron Fau-ly, none of the Alston- men was particularly happy about it. The gloom came when the league-leaders suffered their first twin defeat of the season Sunday at the hands of the lowly Milwaukee Braves, dropping the first game 7-2 and taking a 13-7 shellacking in the second. WTiat's more, the Dodgers committed four errors in the rain- punctuated doubleheader that lasted exactly seven hours, and usually sedate Walter Alston was ejected from both games for protesting balks with the plate umpires. First baseman Fairly celebrated the first grand slam home run of his career in the third inning of the second game, and came back in the seventh for his 10th homer of the season, accounting for sbc Dodger runs. But it was all for naught. After a ram-caused delay of 53 minutes, the Braves returned in the third to batter starting pitcher Nick Willhite and reliefer Larry Sherry for seven runs, taking the lead for keeps. Sherry was tagged for the loss after givmg up two singles and a double and makmg a two-base throwuig error and wild pitch- all in 2-3 of an inning. It was the highest-scoring inning of the season for the Braves, and the final score of 13 runs also was a season record. Tony Cloninger collected the win, to go ahead 7-6 for the season. Home runs were posted by Joe Torre and Gene Oliver for the Braves. The first game was almost as sad, except for the 28,534 fans at County Stadium who made up the largest crowd of the season. Los Angeles took an early lead with Wally Moon's fourth home run of the year in the first inning, but the score was tied in the third with an unearned run off thurd-baseman Ken McMullens throwing error. The Braves went ahead with another run in the fourth and added three in the sixth to break the Dodgers' four - game win streak and give rookie Rob Sadowski, who had lost his last four games, his first major league victory. Reliefer Bob Shaw came in the seventh to hold the Dodgers hitless for the rest of tha game. Hank Aaron got his 28th boms run of the year off reliefer Ed Roebuck in the first game's seventh innmg, and Denis Menke chalked up his sixth in the eighth. The Dodgers will try to return to winning form Tuesday night when they open a nine game home stand against the Pittsburgh Pirates after resting today. Alston will send Johnny Podres, Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax against the Pirates in the thre* game series. Results of leagues at Tri-City Bowl: Friday Mixed High series — Ed Applegait 519, Carole Crump 447; High game — Richard La Marsna 222, Julia Granger 173. Standings — MLxers 31-9, Slow Pokes 23-17, Unpredictables 21-19, Jokers 19-21, A&P Auto Parts 1822, Beehives 17-23. Bear Cats 16V4 23^, Flintstones 14%-25V6. Ocean fisliing Followmg is the latest 24 hour ocean fishing report: OCEANSIDE - Nine boats, 359 anglers: 10 albacore, 903 barracuda, 950 bass, 661 bonito, 36 yellowtail, 154 halibut, 176 white sea bass. SAN DIEGO (Pt. Loma. Fisherman's, H&M) — 20 boats. 555 anglers: 271 albacore. 35 yellowtail, 174 barracuda, 196 bonitol 6 halibut, 128 bottom fish. LONG BEACH (Pierpoint Land- mg) — 10 boats. 499 anglers: 105 albacore, 390 barracuda. 141 bonito, 1,670 bass, 2 white sea bass, 67 halibut. (Pacific Landing ) — Eight boats, 243 anglers: 70 albacore. 6 yellowtail, 1 white sea bass, 313 barracuda, 22 halibut, 33 bonito, 116 calico bass. NEWPORT BEACH (Davey's Locker) — 10 boats, 377 anglers: 122 albacore, 11 barracuda, 897 bonito, 554 bass, 1 yellowtail, 38 halibut, 109 rock fish, 22 bottom fish. (Newport Pier) — One boat, 19 anglers: 55 bonito, 17 albacore. 63 bass, 15 halibut, 63 bottom fish. Barge, 104 anglers: 1,021 bonito, 3 bass, 37 halibut, 60S mackerel, 171 bottom fish. (Balboa Pavilion, Seasport Landing) — Eight boats, 240 anglers: 164 albacore, 640 bonito, 130 kelp bass. 10 barracuda, 8 halibut, 16 yellow- tan. SAN PEDRO (Norm's Landing) — 24 boats. 277 anglers: 90 albacore, 15 yellowtail. 383 barracuda. 262 bonito, 65 halibut, 1 white sea bass, 515 cah'co bass, 589 bottom fish. (22nd St. Landing) — Six boats, 151 anglers: 94 albacore. yellowtail. 244 barracuda. 4 white sea bass, 42 calico bass, 79 bonito, 10 halibut Gold keeps pouring in on Nicklaus, $75,140 to date By OSCAR FRALEY UPI Sports Writer DALLAS (UPI)-Jack Nicklaus looked forward today to two more years of "making hay while you can" before easing up to take a solid shot at golf's grand slam. The blond ball buster from Columbus, Ohio, already has made a ton of hay this year with his ictory in the PGA championship boosting his earnings to $75,140. Which, for a feller who is only 23, can't be classed as being un poverished or one with a dull future. That victory, plus previous wms in the Masters and U.S. Open, joined him with Byron Nelson. Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen as the only men ever to win all three of those events during their career. But the slam, meaning those three and the British Open all in one year, still is his big dream. Heavy Schedule Ahead "I have to play 25 tournaments for four years to become a PGA member," said the man who is only the champion ol that same outfit. "That means I've got two more years to go before I can drop down to 15 or 20 tournaments a year and give myself time to rest properly for the big four." Meanwhile, he'll try for all four in one year, of course. But the "hay making" comes first at this stage and just to give you an idea of what kind of a scythe he's swinging here's his itinerary the rest of the year: The Western Open, two weeks of exhibitions with Gary Player in which they'll play eight times in 10 days; Hartford, Akron's American Golf Classic, a two-day $50,000 medal play tournament against Player and Palmer in Chicago, the "Worid Series oJ Golf," at Akron, SeatUe. Portland, an exhibition in Japan, Whitemarsh, the Ryder Cup matches, the Cincinnati Pro-Am, Sahara Invitation at Las Vegas, the Canada Cup in Paris, the Australian Open and World Class and, in November, the Lafayette Open. "After that." he said. "I may take four or five weeks off before th* Los Angeles Open." Considering that World Series alone, in which he'll play U.S. Open champion Juh'us Boros. British Open champion Bob Charles and beccuse of his own dupUca- tion in the Masters-PGA parlay the winner of a playoff among tie losers Jacky Cupit, Arnold Palmer and Phil Rodgers for the fourth spot The winner there getj $50,000, which, mcidentally. Jack picked up last year in the inaugural of this television spectacular. It's obvious that young Jack isn't going to have any serious monetary problems within the next few months. But, aside from his grand slam ambition, he has another unfulfilled desire. Nicklaus needs to finish two quarters to obtain his degree from Oliio State University. Jack tried to go back to college on a part time basis but the director of admissions ruled against it. Somebody suggest that, if things keep going the way they have been, he might buy the tmi- versity and award hims^ a degree.

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