Independent from Long Beach, California on February 20, 1964 · Page 38
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PARTICULARS u« tua. ow- tun. F*. a i*» INDEPENDENT--P*s« C-S f t ' I Letter to Palmer] By JERRY WYNN OPEN LETTER TO AH- OLD PALMER: D$ar Kmj. As one who has glee- fi Uy documented many of j-pur superb shots. I was . pained to read about that hook you attempted and ftuffed last week. . This shot was not of the falnray variety but of the way unfair variety. It was yiur attack on the qualifications of Jim Gaquia as tournament manager of the PGA playing pros. 1 You said the PGA needs at "big. strong man," im- pjying that Giquia was not I You said in explanation. ·Don't misunderstand me. Jta Is a very fine guy and q^ite capable in his field. B(jt he is a newspaperman. H)s field is public relations. He knows little about the actual operations of the 'I lied Gaquin's rebuttal. J"I followed the t o u r · week after week as field director for five years," he said. *I lived with the play- 'ers. promoters and their problems aU that time. Aa idiot could learn about it ia that time." And what is so wrong. Amis, about Gaquin's background as a sports writer? NFL commissioner Pete RozeHe got his start writing sports headlines for the Press-Telegram and b a s e ball commissioner Ford Frick, also was a sports scribel Some of my best friends are sportswriters. One thing I know. There are few more capable and better equipped young men to guide the booming fortunes of the touring pros than f o r m e r sportswriter Jim Gaquin. But don't misunderstand me, Arnie. I think you are a very fine guy and quite capable in your Held. But you are only a golfer. PARticularly Yours. Jerry ARNOLD PALMER Sports Writers' Friend? EJSPORTS SHORTS" ( Han - ey Clarke, the 33- year-old Toronto amateur , hockey player whose Jugu- ! lar vein was severed by an 1 opponent's skate, remains : in poor condition. . Clarke was injured Sun! day and received 20 pints of Hood during a four-hour operation. · · · · , ;-,FORMER St. Louis Car- great Stan Miuial is seriously his new i;"as head of the Presi- gent's Council in Physical Fitness. i'-t-'o a t h l e t e s h o u l d smoke." he says. Furthermore, he says he even shunned watching television during winter layoff months "for fear it would blur my eye perceptions." i { ·' · « · · ' THE LAWN Tennis Assn. of Australia cay just wipe out its chances of regaining the Davis Cup next winter by banning star player Roy Emerson and others who hare defied orders against playing abroad before April. *· ,, . . « · JTM ST. JOHN of San Jose rolled a 300 on his way to a first-round lead in the New Orleans Bowling Open. Long Beach's Andy Marzlchis third. · * · · GIVEN THE CHOICE of being major leagues hangers-on or national heroes in Japan, b a s e b a l l players Chuck E s s e g l a n . Daryl Spencer, Gordon Windhom, Stan Palys, Johnny Logan and Reno Bertoia all win play in the Orient this season . . . The San Francisco Giants have sold all box and reserved seats for their opening game. THE BEST way to appreciate Southern California Is an Eastern trip ia January. Just ask city golf director B. K. Jones. Jones spent four days in the snow of Philadelphia as Long Beach's representative at the National Turfgrass and Superintendent's Conference. ; "It was really something to return home Monday and see the golfers lined up in the sunshine at Recreation Park." said BJC, who is fast becoming a leading j spokesman on municipal j golf in the nation. One of the principal topics discussed at Philadelphia was the prospect of night-light courses, b a t Jones wants no part of the arcs for the municipal links. "Well leave them to the Dodgers. Angels and Heartwell Park." I Kennedy, Culis it Hutbs Funeral . C'OLTON CR--Head coach I Bob Kennedy of the Chicagi Ccbi and about two dozen o his players win be among th mourners today at the fu aeral of Ken Hubbs. . Hubbs, the 22-year-old Cub second baseman who was Na tiona] League rookie of the year in 1962, was killed in plane crash last Thursda i near Provo, Utah. SNEAD FIRES PRACTICE 66 FOR SENIORS PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (UPI) -- Slam- mfa* Sammy Snead fired a slx-uader-par S3-3J--68 in p r a c t i c e Wednesday to serve notice oa a field of 497 entrants that he was the man to beat when they start the PGA Seniors Golf Championship today. Already installed as the favorite for the 11 Hi annual Teacher Trophy e v e n t , Snead said he "had chance to birdie almost every hole" despite high winds which swept the new PGA national golf course. Snead, making his debut in the Seniors, although he was eligible last year and win be 52 ia May, headed a hot field which includes f i v e former champions. They are Gene Sarazen, Pete Burke, Al Watrocs, Paul Ronyan, and defending champion Herman Barren. THERE STILL is time to ' join an area golf club, but most will be closing tJieir membership lists shortly. Los Alamitos has closed already with a bumper total of 525 members. Meadowlark boasts the same figure with a few vacancies^ Lakewood is about to close at 250. Among the city courses. Recreation Park has 350 members. Skyiinks 235, El ! Dorado 100, and the South '· Course 90. HeartweU Park has 50 par-3 enthusiasts. All are accepting more members. Membership fee is small ($10 at m o s t 18-hole courses. $750 at Recreation Park) and the advantages are many. Anyone is eligible. Just inquire at the course of your choice. 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