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PLAYER TEES OFF ... South Africa's Gary Player tees off Wednesday during a practice round at the Winged Foot Country Club in Mamaroneck, New York. Player took a day off from his preparations for the Philadelphia Golf classic to sharpen up at Winged Foot, the site of next week's United States Open Championship. (AP Wirephoto). Player's Mind Resting On U.S. Open Championship PHILADELPHIA (AP) -Gary Player's here. And, by his mere presence, the gritty little South African must ba ranked high among the favorites for the $30,000 first prize in the Philadelphia Golf Classic. But the diminutive golfer from Johannesburg is having trouble keeping his thoughts centered on this 72-hole test that began today on the Whitemarsh Valley Golf Cluh course. His thoughts keep straying to Winged Foot at Mamaroncck, N.Y., site of next week's United States Open Championship. Garner Favored In Desert Inn Golf Classic LAS VEGAS, Ncv. (AP) -Joanne Gunderson Garner, coming off two tour victories in the past three weeks, is one of the favorites in the Ladies Professional Golf Association $100,- flOO Desert Inn Golf Classic itarting today. Mrs. Gunderson moved to the nation's gambling mecca with the rest of the LPGA tour after winning the Bluegrass Invitational and Hoosier Classic on successive weekends. The Desert Inn classic, which has a unique four-dny, celebrity-filed format, comes during a controversy which h a s overshadowed to a large extent this tournament. It was learned Tuesday (hill s o m e LPGA players w e r e thinking of boycotting the 540,000 USGA Women's Open July 18-21 at LaGrange, HI. Jane' Rlalock, Sandra Palmer Â«nd Cathy Duggan have demanded a higher Open purse and say a boycott will be held if their demands are not met. Neither LPGA President Ca rol Mann nor executive director Bud Erickson, wanted to conv ment on the proposed boycoti until further meetings with thp players. After her two straight vie tories, Mrs. Gunderson ap peared ready to dominate the lady pros as she did during her amateur career. She joined the LPGA tour in 1970, The nationally televised tour ney at the Desert Inn Country Club, which has drawn a field of 52 golfers, features the to| money winners from the LPGt tour. Defending champion is Kathy Cornelius of Litchfield Park Ariz., who won the 1973 tournei in a sudden death playoff will Judy Ran kin. The winner will receive $20, WO and a new car. Seconi place it worth 12,000, thin 17,000. Given a good chance of win King are veterans Sue Berning Kathy Whitworth, Mrs. Mann Mrs. Rlalock and Jo Ann Pre ntice. Counce Lost ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Boston Minuteman rookie Dan Counc it expectetd to miss three-to-five weeks of the North America: Soccer League after surger performed Wednesday at a Si Louis hospital. Counce, last year's top eolle giatc star as a member of SI Louis University's nations championship learn, suffered fractured cheekbone in a gam last Friday night against the Baltiroor* Comet*. "It's very much on my ind," said Player, the currenl lasters champion who seeks a econd leg on the nnaccom- lished Grand Slam of Golf. "The Grand Slam can be ac- omplished," Player insisted You have to be playing very 'ell,- of course. And your put tig has to be exceptional Vingcd Foot will place a pre lium on putting. "And you have to have the reaks. You have to have gooc upk in the draw, in the half o ic field you're playing in. le weather, in a lot of factors. 'But it. can he done. Oh, yes t can he done." It hasn't been before. No one ver has won the Masters, U.S nd British opens and the PGA I a single season. Only Player ack Nicklaus, Ben Hogat] tine jene Saraxen have \voti them II in a career. Player need nolhcr U.S. Open title to join Vicklaus as the only man li vin all four crowns twice. He said he is playing hen mly heciiuse of a sense of re possibility to the sponsors vim gave his friend Vincen 'shahalala, a black South Afri an golfer, an exemption. Tshabalala, under Player' ;ponsorsliip, is completing tirce - tournament s w i n t tirough the United States a Vinged Foot. Others in the l*M-man fielc chasing a total purse of $1511,00 ire defending champion Ton Veiskppf, U.S. Open king John ny Miller and Buddy Allin at* Hubert Green. 8-TMCK STEREO SYSTEM 1 9 1 Fantastic AM/FM PORTABLE FAMILY WEEKLY-June 9 The Family Weekly Cookbook Summer Dishes Fiom the Dairy "Dairy products adapt so easily to summer menus!" Food Editor Marilyn Han- Â·sen visits the dairy and sets her table this week with summer dishes to captivate your palate: Ham Steak Croque Monsieur, Grasshopper Chiffon Pie, Summer Borscht, Grilled Kalian Loaf and South of the Border Salad. To complete the menu there is a Make-K-Yourself' Ice Cream recipe. She also includes some tips on blender magic and some figures on what it costs to run kitchen apolt- In your copy of the San Antonio Blanks League Leading Victoria By 1-0 y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS San Antonio scattered 12 hits er 12 innings Wednesday ight before coming up with the one in the bottom of the 2th for a 1-0 triumph over Vicria in the Texas League. The Antonio Brewers' Eric aich went the distance in eking up his fourth victoly. A ngle by Mike Brooks drove in ave Oliver with the lone run. Elsewhere around the league, Paso defeated Shreveport 7-4 nd Alexandria b e a t Amarilto -10. The Midland at Arkansas me was postponed because of Amarillo's Giants scored three runs in the t o p of the ninth to tie the Aces, only to see their efforts fail as Alexandria's Jerry Stone drove in a final run in the bottom of the ninth. Jerry Turner led the Aces with three hits and three RBI. Â£1 Paso took advantage of timely hitting by Dan Briggs to beat Shreveport. Briggs con nected in the fourth for a bases-loaded doublt that scored thre runs. Carlos Lopez added an insurance run with his eighth homer of the year. Morthweet Arfcamo* THMB, Thwi., June 6, 1*74 MKANIAS Â· Dolphins Seek Damages From WFL Suit Doesn't Bother Kiick MIAMI (AP) -- Running back Jim Kiick s a i d he's not concerned about being named by the Miami Dolphins with Larry Csonka and Paul Warfield in a $4 million suit against their signing by the World Football League. The Dolphins on Wednesday expanded a suit filed two months ago in Toronto to include the t h r e e players. The trio is to leave the National Football League and join the Memphis franchise in the 1975 season in a package deal reportedly worth $3 million. Dolphins' attorney Dan Paul said the players were included in the suit because there's no way in the world to get damages unless the guys who were being induced are named." The basis of the suit is the allegation that inducement took place. 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