Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on May 30, 1976 · Page 32
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Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, May 30, 1976
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4C --May 30, 1976 ' -- i Owtetan Kttt Virjioii Parkersburg to Defend State Scholastic Golf Title Tuesday Parkersburg High's Big Reds will defend their State High School Golf Tournament title Tuesday at the Parkersburg Country Club course in Vienna. Thirteen teams are in the field. Other schools are Gauley Bridge, George Washington, Beckley, BluefieW, Barboursville, Huntington High, Morgantown, Bridgeport, Brooke County, Triadelphia, Parkersburg South and Martinsburg. Parkersburg will be shooting for its ninth state golf .title under coach Bob Dutton. There will be a new individual champion since Bryan Beymer of Huntington, .the 1971 and 1975. winner, has graduated. The low scorers at the seven regional tournaments last week were: Region One, Todd Railing, Oak Glen, 79; Region Two, Dave Viglianco, Clarksburg Roosevelt-Wilson, 74; Region Three, Randy Arthur, Gauley Bridge, 74; Region Four, John Norton, Barboursville, 73; Region Five, Danny Warren, Beckley, 78; Region Six, Jeff OWinger, Parkersburg, 74; and Region Seven, Doug Howerton, Berkeley Springs, 78. The State Tournament will begin at noon Tuesday, with the players going off both the No. 1 and No. 10 tees. A luncheon at 11 a.m. will precede the tournament, said director Dave Smith. Oeorge Washington High Golf Team Will Play in State Tournament Tuesday From Left: Joe Lovette, Jim Williams, Eric Taylor, coach Steve Edwards, Drew Payne, Brent Sears and Burn Sears Course May Be Jack's Greatest Achievement DISTRIBUTORSHIP WILL NOT WTUFIIf WITH MfStMT IMPIOYMWT NO SELLING MQUMttD We ore selecting distributors for fast moving products in Charleston and surrounding counties. These products publicized in newspapers, TV, magazines, etc. Twenty year old company will place products in grocery, department stores, drug stores, super markets, gift shops, etc. Distributor will serve these retail outlets monthly, requiring approximately 20 hours spare time per month. CPA -reports S99 and up possible profit per day. Figure the income you desire per month. Each location requires SI68 investment. You may have 24, 36 or 48 locations. Company secures locations and installs products for you. This is a bona fide offer and if you are not sincere about owning your own business or do not meet the above financial requirements, let's not waste each other's time. FOiPttSONAllNTHVKWCAU Ml. IMUTIONDY (304) 343-4521 Today through W*diw»d«y, 9 AM. t« 9 fM. S.LI., dimming, 6«. ("tor Atlanta) "I think this is .Jack's greatest achievement" . . . "The course is only two years old but you could play thrU.S. Open on it" . . . It's a difficult course, maybe too difficult" . . . "You could lose all your balls in five holes with all that water out there". . * Those were some of the comments from the touring golf pros playing this weekend in Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament ' at his Muirfield Village Golf Club about 15 miles northwest of Columbus, Ohio. Nicklaus designed the Muirfield Village . course, has invested $1.6 million of his own money in the project and is like a nervous father, fretting over every detail of his ; first Memorial Tournament. ; Nicklaus obviously spared no expense to make it a demanding golf course. This i writer watched the first two rounds of the * tournament and I'd have to rate Muirfield Village right up there with Merion, Oak', mont, Oakland Hills, Baltusrol and the : country's other great courses. About the only course that I've seen that I'd put ; above it is Augusta National where the ·· Masters is played. 'k '. ' . ; ' ' ; ; In fact, Nicklaus is somewhat worried * that he has made his course too tough. "I * stayed awake last night trying to figure out why the guys were shooting so high," "I wouldn't object if somebody ibot a 6! or 63 became that li a compliment to the course," Nicklan added. "What I don't want li for a golfer to play well and not be able to icore. I tried to build a golf course that rewards good ihoti and penalize! bad shots." Nicklaus shot a 66 the first time he played the Muirfield course two years ago,and that is still the course record. You would think Jack would dominate a tournament on his own course but he said, "I'm hot worried about my golf game. I'm far more worried about the tournament coming off right." Jack is known for his power game but, surprisingly, his golf course (although 7,072 yards long) puts the emphasis on strategy more than length. There are several holes where a player must lay up with an iron or three-wood instead of a driver. Most tees are elevated and the holes run downhill. ' . · · "There definitely is a strategy here- chicken!" laughed Roger Maltibie, the % Jack remarked Friday. "The leading only player able to break par. all of the !:. .~.~,»~» ~,» «,.* ,,* IJ.A k..t i jw«'» ,,,, ~ first three rounds. "You've got to keep the scores are not out of line but I didn't expect so many scores in the high 70s. ball in the short grass (fairways)." GOLF NOTES Senior Players to Present Petition to County Officials By Bob Baker. A group of senior golfers will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Kanawha County Courthouse with commissioner Kelly Castleberry and county recreation officials. Al Ball, spokesman for the senior citizens, said they will present their petition 'for reduced golf fees at the Shawnee ;course at Institute. They are asking that green fees be reduced from $2.50 to $2 for "senior golfers on weekdays along with an annual membership fee not to exceed $150. · "We would like all persons who signed our petition or anybody else who is interested to meet with us Wednesday in the Kanawha County court office," Ball said. "We have over 100 signatures on our petition." · * * · IT HASN'T BEEN-definitely decided yet bat state golf pros are considering the Preston County Country Gub in Kingwood ii a site for the West Virginia Open Tour- ument thii year. Prof euional State Golf? eri Ai». president Roy Shreves of Moundiville said the West Virginia PGA Toinament may be held at tbe Sistersville Country Club. Thunday evening is tbe deadline for entering the Patiy Jefferson Classic slated for next Saturday and Sunday at toe Ri- .viera Coant Club near Huntington. Mrs. Jefferson said 5C golfers nave already entered. Entry fee is $98. Charleston golfers cai get entry blanks by calling Earl Stone (IH-43«4) or Clark Young (KS-1875). The South Hills Amateur-Amateur will be held in Parkersburg next Saturday and Sunday. Area twosomes already entered include 1974 winners Jim Adkins and Jim Passero, Bob Lemley and Corky Layman, Bob Comer and Bud Watson. Dick Rhodes and Jack Goodwin. Ray Stansbury and Harry Darnell, Jim McCauley and Terry Smoot, Terry Wilson and Bob Cunningham, Bob Runyan and Archie Griffith, Rick Simmons and Rich Stansbury. Jim Me- Knight and Brian Sturgel.and Rick Was- sels and Jay Robinson. Entries will be accepted through Thursday with an entry fee of $35 per team, said pro Dave Smith. GfeiTille State jnior Terry Crislip, the Wat VirfMi Conference college golfer of He yar, wffl compete in the NAIA golf . twlUMMtt Eta College in Burlington, : N.C., tUrtiif Tieiiay. Gleiville golf Mtfc ThfCamr will cccompt^ Crislip. The West Liberty State team will also play in the NAIA. * * * . THE MARSHALL University golf team is seeking funds to finance its trip to the NCAA "Tournament at Albuquerque, N. M., June 9-12. Persons wishing to donate should make their checks to "Big Green Scholarship Fund" and marked "Golf" and send them to the Marshall athletic department. Marshall woman golf star Nancy Bunton will play in the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) national golf tournament June 16-19 at East Lansing, Mich. A two-man best ball tournament will be held June 19-20 at the .Oxbow course near Belpre, Ohio. Entry fee is $40 per team and includes a practice round, said pro Gary Blake. The mailing address is:. Oxbow Golf and Country Club, Box 505, Belpre, Ohio, 45714. Barney Thompson of Barboursville has won $3,778 this year and stands 143rd on the PGA money list. Thompson withdrew after 14 holes in the U.S. 'Open qualifier last Monday at Memphis. Scanlon, Garcia Advance in NCAA c6RPUS CHRISTI. Tex. (AP) Unheralded Bill Scanlon of Trinity and Tim Garcia of New Mexico continued to moa down giants in the NCAA tennis tournament by advancing to the semifinals with victories over seeded players Saturr day. Scanlon. ace of the San Antonio. Tex., school, upset Stanford's Pat DuPre 5-7. 6-3, 6-4 and in the process scrambled the team title race by creating a three-way- fight between Stanford. UCLA and South- em California. Garcia, the only New Mexico player in the tournament, shocked No. 8 seed Joao Scares of Peppcrdine 6-2,1-6.6-2. Scanlon and Scares, both sophomores, will join top-seeded Peter Fleming of UCLA, a junior; and No. 3 seed sophomore Bruce Manson of Southern California the semifinals Sunday. Manson will go against Fleming and Scanlon will play Garcia. -Manson topped Ferdi Taygan of UCLA. 6-2.7-5. and Fleming stopped Joe Edtes of Southern Methodist M. 6-3. 'Double Bogey Course' Muirfield Village is what I call a "double bogey course." Hit a bad shot and you are looking at a double bogey. There is water trouble on 11 holes, with many of the greens encircled by ponds and streams. In fact, a creek goes right up the middle of the fairway on the 540-yard fifth hole. Lee Treviao pat four balli in tbe water while shooting a firit round 71 and he cracked, "I ibould nave dropped my (oil ball! in the bathtub thii morning becaue I didn't know they were that thinly." In addition to water, Muirfield Village is made tough, by "U.S. Open fast" greens, rough and 77 sand traps. "There have been a lot of balls burying in the bunkers and that has been my biggest disappointment of the tournament," Nicklaus said. "My pet peeve in golf is balls burying in traps. You have no chance to play a true bunker shot and that's one of the prettiest shots in golf. We just put the. sand in last fall and maybe it hasn't been long in enough to get compact." Even the, pros can't make a ball stop when hit from a buried lie in a sand trap. One of golf's scariest shots is a downhill blast out of a trap to a narrow green with water on the other side. I saw several pros at Muirfield aim at a 90 degree angle away from the hole to play safe. : Hubert Green, the second round leader, buried his ball in the bunker on thelTtyard eighth hole Friday. "I knew I couldn't itop the ball and that I would hit it clear across the green into another trap," Green remarked. "Before I played the shot, I walked over to iee what kind of lie I'd have in the other bunker," he added. Sure enough, Green hit the ball into the other bunker and took a double bogey five. Sam Snead had his troubles at Muirfield Village with rounds of 76 and 83, missing the cut. Snead was hampered by a sore shoulder. The fans sang "Happy Birthday" to Snead on the first tee and 18th green Thursday on his 64th birthday. But Sam was in no mood for songs after finishing bogey-double bogey-bogey after being even par for 15 holes. · * * * Delight for Fans While Muirfield Village might prove nerve-wrecking to the pros, it is an absolute delight for spectators. Nicklaus te signed his course so that almost every hole runs through a narrow valley, with hills on each side for the golf fan to stand and watch play. He calls it ."amphithea- tering." For instance, the 437-yard 18th hole was built to accommodate up to 20,000 spectators on the hillsides around the green. "I thought No. 18 might become a classic finishing hole but I didn't think it would be this tough," said Nicklaus after taking a bogey and double bogey on it the first two rounds. "If I had a cardiogram test coming off the 18th green, I would have broken the needle," laughed pro Jerry McGee. "You're scared to death tn every swing. These greens were stolen from Bnaswick pool table tops. This course Is tougher OB bad swings than Woody Hayes is ot down markers!" There was much talk about whether the Memorial Tournament would eventually become a major championship to join the U.S. Open. Masters. PGA and British Open. Opinions differed but McGee commented, "I think it will become a major championship before the TPD (Tournament Players Division) tournament. I'll probably get fined for saying that" The Muirfield Village complex is built out in the country through rolling farmland and woods. Several expensive houses are being built around the course. The houses range in price from $100,000 to 5400,000. Columbus citizens who want to join the Muirfield Village Gub must pay an initiation fee of $12.500 and annual dues of $!.500. IF yon want to join the club that Jack built, you've got to have the jack. CLUMBER 1 w OPEN SUMDAY-9A.M.to3P.M. MONDAY- 8 A. M. to 4 P. M. WITH SPECIAL SALE PRICES Standard LIL RED BARN |o'x8'»/6'x6'DoubteDoor $ 199 M Roof Cement a gallon $ L69 PLYWOOD SHEATHING 14'x 8MTCDX Extoor Glue *6.5 7 »ONMIUNG:4'$4,12-6'$6.49 solid or perforated »3 84 KITCHEN DOORS 130" $36.84-32 "$38.84 PREMIUM Studs 2"x4"x8' $1.12 each POLYETHELENE FILM 8'x 100' Roll $8.841 Lay-in Ceiling Tile 2x4 97 Each[ Aluminum SOFFIT Aluminum GUTTER 12" Wide, 12 ft. Long iQ' length $ 2.99 ROOFING SHINGLES White/Self-Seal Wldl. M6 69 /100sq.ft. M ; · · : D Economy Sf II0S 2 ,r,i 59^ 68Lb.Bag ., ,. ,, ft $1 44 Turblne Vent w/Base $ 19.84 PRE-FINISHED PANELING 4' x 8' Wood Grain on Hardwood - Special Purchase . ..$3.84 PATIO SLIDING DOORS 6Y p SUMB0 . Bn %" Tempered Insulating Glass " Trum WMW 6'Wide $ 104 M sereenjuoo 4'x 1 a 1 1 /?"$2.70 Aluminum SHUTTERS White Cross Buck Aluminum | Black-per pair Storm and Screen Door 14"x 47%" $8*414"x 55%"$ 9.99 1" thick $34.84 JOINT COMPOUND REDI-MIX 50 Ib. BOX $4.49 SUSPENDED CEILING GRID LIGHT $12.84 White Aluminum Siding .019 Rustic $32.84 /100 sq. ft. Outside White Paint $5.49 Per Gallon EXTERIOR DOORS Lauon SlyleA36"$19.29 Style C 32" $24.99 Style C 36" $25.99 ,, w . f WOOD SCREEN DOORS 8' $3,29-10' $4.29-12'$5^29 30"32" $ 12 48 36" $ 13 48 We reserve fhe righf to limit quonf/fies 84 LUMBER CO. ST. ALBANS, W. VA. 28 Winfield Road, Route 17 Phone 722-3366 t SUNDAYS: ^ SATURDAYS: w WEEKDAYS:

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