The Ottawa Citizen from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on June 16, 1980 · 16
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T Page 16, The Citizen, Ottawa, Monday, June 16, 1980 Record! score gives Nicklans ffoirth Oroei -; By Catherine Wolf . Vfl Sport Wriur r SPRINGFIELD. N.J. (UPI) He 'Wanted it so much that it hurt. And when ' jt was all over, and Jack Nicklaus had the -victory he so much desired, he cried just -tl. bit and spoke of the work that went ioto his first triumph in nearly two years, j ' "I've always felt that a large part of win- Viing comes from true desire," said Nick-'laus Sunday after winning his fourth VS. Open with a record 8-under-par 272. "If -'yoi don't have the desire to spend a lot of Ijime working at it, you're not going to do Lit" ? The 40-year-old, who has won 67 tourna-r'ments in 18 years of professional golf, .admitted he hadn't done that in 1979. He ' kidded himself that he was working and he came close in the big tournaments. It took ' a ;while for Nicklaus to decide just how much he wanted an 18th major victory. "Then you go out and spend six months working your tail off and you wonder if you're doing the right thing," he said. "The right thing for the game, the right thing for your family, the right thing for yourself. Grimsley still Expo as deadline passes By Bob Elliott. Jr. Citizen staff writer MONTREAL Now you might think Sunday, an off day for starting pitcher Ross Grimsley, who was coming off a truly off day, would be a day to loll around the club house and relax. Yesterday, from the time he arrived at Olympic Stadium until the 27-hour day ended in San Francisco, was one of anticipation. Midnight, June 15 is the deadline for inter-league trading. So, while Grimsley watched the game from the dugout, his agent Jerry Kapstien viewed the 1-0 loss with John McHale, club president and general manager. The 10-year major league veteran has been hoping, asking and eventually demanding to be traded elsewhere. As a veteran he has final approval of any trade. No deal with an American League club was finalized by midnight. Grimsley said he had been booed more than on Saturday night, but he likely hasn't been booed any longer. "I just consider the source,1" said Grimsley, "they don't understand the game. The crowd doesn't understand the game of baseball." Leaving the mound with a pinch hitter scheduled to lead off the bottom of the inning Grimsley doffed his cap twice to the booing crowd. A farewell? "No, I was just being stupid, but they (the fans) have no idea what is going on out there between one player and another, one player and the manager." Apparently very little is going on between Williams and Grimsley. Fists fly as Rangers score soccer victory TORONTO (UPC) Tommy McLean slotted home a penalty kick in the 71st minute Sunday to give Scotland's Glasgow Rangers a rowdy 1-0 victory over favored Ascoli of Italy in the second round of the $350,000 Red Leaf Cup Soccer tournament. In the second game of a double header marred by fist fights, both on the field and in the grandstands, Brazil's Bot?rogo and Nancy of France fought to a scoreless draw. The Rangers-Ascoli match was a furious, foul-ridden game punctuated with several fights and referee Tony Evangelista appeared to lose control of players on both teams. After the final whistle John MacDonald of the Rangers and Simone Boldini were involved in a fight that led to sporadic fighting among the estimated 10,000 fans, many of Scottish descent, who attended the contest at Toronto's Varsity Stadium. Police weilding billy clubs eventually brought the crowd under control. Alistair Dawson, a 22-year-old Rangers defender, was injured in first 15 minutes of play when he collided with Ascoli's Eugenio Perico. Dawson was rushed to Toronto General Hospital and was to be kept under observation for the night with a head injury The winning penalty shot was set up when Ascoli's Donato Anzivino was assessed for bringing MacDonald down in the penalty area. Just two minutes later. Ascoli squandered an opportunity to level the score when Fortunato Torriso was fouled in the Rangers penalty box. But. Captain Adcli More missed on the penalty kick. The teams go on to Montreal for another double header Wednesday. The tournament culminates in Hamilton next Sunday. At the top of the round robin tournament standings are the Rangers with four points followed by Italy's Ascoli and Nancy with two points each. Botafogo occupies the bottom with a point. The teams move to Montreal Wednesday the right thing for your friends. You wonder if it's right to put them through that-Seeing his youngest son, Michael, sitting on his lap and smiling, as he checked his scorecard after shooting a 2-under-par 68 that gave him a two-stroke victory over Japan's Isao Aoki, answered that question for Nicklaus. "I just want to know if next year's Open is on Father's Day," Nicklaus told the enthusiastic gallery, which had greeted him with cheers of "Jack, Jack" and "Jack is back" as he wrapped up the victory and the $55,000 first prize with a 10-foot putt on the final hole. "I've won four Opens and they've all been on Father's Day," he continued. "This is the first tournament for little Michael and he walked all four days which isn't bad for a 6-year-old." Little Michael and the other youngsters among the 27,029 fans at the Baltusrol Golf Club as well as the millions watch-ing on TV had just witnessed .what youngsters a decade or two older had grown up with: Jack Nicklaus winning a golf tournament in convincing manner. "The start before this one, a policeman, a guy who lives down the street told me when I was starting," said Grimsley. "There isn't any communication here. But I can't go 28 days, then pitch, then five days, then seven. I walked five and four those two games. I haven't walked nine batters in back-to-back games ever. "I just want to go somewhere where I can pitch," said Grimsley. "Of that 28 day-span I was scheduled for the bullpen twice. And once after I threw hard for about 30 pitches to John Tamargo, who wanted to work on his throws to second. Then someone comes over and says, 'don't you think you beter save some of that, you're in the pen tonight'." One thing Grimsley did accomplish by pitching so poorly was provide pitching coach Galen Cisco with probably the largest ovation he has ever received. Cisco (25-56 lifetime in the majors) was cheered from the time he showed his face coming out of the Expo dugout until the time he reached the mound. Williams was diplomatic assessing Grimsley's performance Saturday night and philosophical: "If we're going to break our streak, it might as well be this way rather than losing 3-2." The Montreal manager was not as diplomatic when his teen-age son Mark pointed out how Grimsley had gone three innings without walking a hitter. Williams, seated at his desk, looked upwards at his offspring with a smirk. Johnny Carson couldn't have done it any better. to complete the tournament and the top two teams will meet in the final at Hamilton's Ivor Wynne Stadium June 22. The Red Leaf tournament which features a four-city tour between the four international soccer teams is being held to bunch the newly-formed Canadian Soccer League. Esks, Stamps register exhibition triumphs From Citim win tervkxt Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stam-peders, considered by many the cream of the Canadian Football League's Western Conference crop, scored exhibition victories on the weekend, beating other conference rivals. Eskimos rode the toe of veteran Dave Cutler in the first half and the arm of rookie Brian Broomell in the second half to defeat Saskatchewan Roughrider$ 42-14 before 42,170 hometown spectators Saturday night. Stampeders overcame a 15-10 halftime deficit and went on to beat Winnipeg Blue Bombers 25-23 Sunday afternoon. Cutler contributed four field goals, two converts and a single in the first half en route to an 1 8-point evening as the defending Grey Cup champions dominated the Roughriders from start to finish. It was the first pre-season game for Edmonton and the second loss in as many outings for Saskatchewan. Cutler scored first-quarter field goals from 50 and 51 yards out He continued in the second quarter with a 32-yard field goal, accepted a single on a 41 -yard attempt that went wide, and was good on another field goal from 21 yards out He then added converts on touchdowns scored by Brian Kelly, who scored on a 46-yard pass from Tom Wilkinsonand a one-yard run by rooTje Jimmy Lee Rogers. Broomell, from Temple University, took over in the second half and found Kelly in Nicklaus did it by setting or tying Open records all the way, from his blazing 7-un-der-par 63 Thursday on a course expected to challenge players to match par right through to birdie putts of 22 and 10 feet on the last two holes Sunday that helped him better the Open record by three strokes. "That last nine holes was one of the finest nine holes I've ever played," said Nicklaus, who had dropped into a brief tie with Keith Fergus at 5-under-par through nine holes with bogeys on Nos. 4 and 7. Fergus, a 26-year-old non-winner in his fourth year on the tour, promptly bogeyed the 10th hole by hitting his second shot over the green and missing a short putt But Fergus. Aoki and the ever-dangerous Tom Watson were still within striking distance, so Nicklaus found the tournament cool and concentration of old to pull away. "I played the front nine not especially well, one-over, which was my highest all week," explained Nicklaus. "So as I went to the 10th, I thought about what I had to do to win the tournament. I had had chances the last few days and played the back side in 38 both days so I said, 'Let's not let that happen again.'" A spectacular wedge shot left him just three feet from the pin, giving Nicklaus an easy opportunity for a birdie. After a noise from the gallery prompted him to step back from the putt and drop his putter, Nicklaus sank it. He kept Aoki at bay by matching him shot for shot with pars through the next six holes, then clinched the victory with his birdie on 17. "I felt like that putt on 17 was the tournament," said Nicklaus, who smiled and lifted his club into the air as the ball dropped in on that hole. "It allowed me to play the 18th the way I wanted to instead of the way someone else wanted me to. That someone else, Aoki, went ahead and birdied both the 17th and 18th holes himself just as he had Saturday to tie Nicklaus for the third-round lead and finished with a 70-274, two strokes ahead of Fergus (70). Watson (70) and Lon Hinkle (71). The 35-year-old farmer's son with the unique putting style, who has led the Japanese PGA earnings list in three of the last four years, picked up $29,500 for second, as well as $50,000 from a national golf magazine for also bettering Nicklaus and Lee Trevino's Open standard of 275. "It was good lesson" "It's finally finished," said Aoki, who didn't even realize bis final putt was worth an extra $50,OOO. "It was a good lesson playing with Jack for 72 holes. I learned a lot and I think my play in the future will show that." In victory, Nicklaus acknowledged that Tom Watson had "probably been fairly perceptive" in thinking retirement might be imminent if the fourth Open triumph materialized. It would be reasonable, Nicklaus reasoned, to leave at the absolute top of his career, a la Ted Williams with a homer-in-the-last-at-bat to be cherished forever. He will not and should not. American sports fans have a taste for dismissing athletes too soon, long before the proper time. For every John Unitas who in fact does linger too long, there is one we write off long before it is appropriate. "All the people measure last year as (my) finishing 71st on the money list," Nicklaus said. "But in the majors, last year my scoring average was the lowest of any player. So I was by no means weak last year." Trevino, who burst into the limelight at the Open here 1 3 years ago, shot a 74 to finish in a five-way tie at 3-over-par 293, while Andy North's 67, the low round for the day, left him at 282 along with 1979 Open champion Hale Irwin, Ed Sneed and Mike Morley. Mike Reid (69) and Mark Hayes (74) tied for sixth at 280. Last in the field of 63 was the legendary Arnold Palmer, who shot a 78 for a 301 total. the end zone for a 24-yard touchdown during the third quarter before connecting with John Konihowski from seven yards out in the fourth. Cutler rounded out Edmonton's scoring with a convert in the third quarter, followed by a single off a 75-yard kickoff, and another convert in the final quarter. Saskatchewan's only life was shown in the second half when veteran quarterback John Hufnagcl, acquired from Calgary Stampeders as a free agent during the off Ray Takahashi a winner LONDON, Onu (UPC) Egon Beiler of London, Ont qualified for his third Olympic Games at the Canadian Olympic Wrestling Trials in London, Ont., Sunday. But because of the Olympic boycott, he will not be going to Moscow and no alternate competition has been scheduled. Beiler, 27, decisioned Eric Fobert, 23, of Georgetown, Ont, in the 63-kilo final. Ray Takahashi, 21, of Ottawa, defeated Dave Gordon, 22. of London in the 52-kiIo final. Takahashi was the youngest member of Canada's 1976 Olympic wrestling squad. Sean Barry, 27, of Thunder Bay, won the 57-kilo division by decisioning Dale Adams, 23, of Thunder Bay. ' v' . - ' . rv- ., ; i -Sg-M - -"'.- ' -S r 1 VC. ' ' -4. -- "S - ' . yrr , -fl ' ." t w-K. '. - - -- ,., . ; J'JCL ' ' , -fT' Jack Nicklaus clamps a bear hug on U.S. Open trophy First LPGA victory for Dale Lundquist DANVERS. Mass. (AP) Dale Lundquist survived a triple bogey on the opening hole and rallied Sunday for the first victory of her career, winning a $150,000 Ladies Professional Golf Association tournament by three strokes over Amy Alcott. Lundquist, who had won $9,190 this year, shot an even-par 72 for a 1 2-under-par 276 total to earn the $22,500 top prize. Alcott shot a 68 to finish at 279 on the 6,029-yard, par-72 Ferncroft course. None of Lundquist's top three challengers going into the final round was able to break par. Beth Daniel and Pat Bradley started the day tied for second, four strokes behind Lundquist. But Daniel managed a 73 and Bradley 75. Jo Ann Washam, starting the day in fourth place, also shot a 75 to finish three under par. Daniel and Pam Higgins, who shot a five-under-par 67, were tied for third at Frenchman wins Le Mans LE MANS, France (AP) Hometown hero Jean Rondeau conquered rain and a formidable Porsche contingent Sunday to win the 48th Le Mans 24-hour auto race, making history as the first driver to win the event in a car of his own construction. Rondeau, 34, and partner Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, 43, the 1978 winner here, held off a last-hour charge by Belgian Jacky Ickx in a revamped Porsche 908 speedster. "The most terrifying moment was 30 minutes from the end when I spun on the wet track," said Jaussaud. "Jacky was com season, passed nine yards to Greg Fiegcr in the third quarter for a touchdown. He then hit Curtis Henderson from 17 yards out in the fourth quarter another touchdown. Bob Macoritti converted both. Quarterback Bruce Threadgill, replacing veteran starter Ken Johnson in the second quarter, directed two long touchdown marches to lead the Calgary comeback. Running back James Sykes and fullback Rob Forbes each scored a touchdown for Calgary, while kicker J. T Hay collected Clive Llewellyn. 28, a 1976 Olympian, won the 68-kilo title over current Canadian university champion Lloyd Renken, 22, of London. Brian Renken. 25, Lloyd's older brother from Ottawa, qualified for his second Olympic Games by decisioning Lee Blan-chard, 22. of Vancouver. Clark Davis, 23, of Montreal decisioned Mike Quinsey, 22, of Mississauga in the 82-kilo competition. Doug Cox, 23, of Fergus, Ont., won at 90 kilos over current junior Pan-American champion Gavin Carrow, 20, of Guelph, and Wayne BrightwelL 23, of Guelph. Ont, won the 100-kilo title over Brent Serebrin, 71, of Montreal. I'M photo 281, and Bradley was two strokes back. Lundquist had led the tournament after each round. But it didn't take long for her to drop back into the pack. Lundquist suffered a triple bogey on the 383-yard, par-four first hole while Bradley, playing in the same group, made a birdie. The four-stroke swing on that hole gave both a share of the lead at nine under par. Bradley then took the lead by herself when Lundquist bogeyed the par-four third hole. But a birdie in the seventh moved Lundquist back into a tie for the lead. Lundquist and Bradley remained tied until the 11th hole which Bradley bogeyed. Lundquist then led the rest of the way as Bradley bogeyed five holes on the back nine. Lundquist, whose best finish in her four years on the tour was a third-place tie, said she was nervous starting the round. ing up fast and it took me three attempts to restart my balky engine." Ickx come out of retirement to join West German Reinhold Jost in a try for a record fifth win. After the race, he said he would not try again. Rondeau saw another of his cars take third place in what he described as "the culmination of five years' effort." The French-built, Cosworth-powered vehicles have shown reliability since their first appearance in 1976, with frequent finishes in the top 10. ten points on two singles, two converts and two field goals. Mike McTague rounded out the Stam-peder scoring with three singles, including a 57-yard kick with less than eight minutes remaining to lift the Stampeders into a 24-23 lead. Wide receiver Mike Holmes pulled in two touchdown passes to lead the Blue Bomber attack. Defensive back Reggie Pierson added the other Winnipeg major, intercepting a pass from Johnson and returning it 75 yards. Winnipeg's other points came from Bob Cameron, with a 60-yard single, Trevor Kennerd with two converts, and Larry Washington with a two-point convert run. Calgary's win, before 28,011 hometown fans, lifted the team's pre-season record to 2-0. Winnipeg slipped to 0-2. Meanwhile, in off field activity, Toronto Argonauts traded offensive lineman AI MacLean to Hamilton Tiger-Cats for kicker Zenon Andrusyshyn. For Andrusyshyn, 33, the trade means a return to Toronto. He played for the Argonauts from 1971-77 before moving to Hamilton via Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. Last season he average 43.2 yards on 51 punts, made 10 of . 20 field goals and 15 of 16 converts. MacLean, 24, is a three-year CFL veter-' an, playing for Toronto in 1977, Calgary' Stampeders in 1978 and coming back to the Argonauts last season.

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