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The Michigan Daily-Friday, July 20, 1979-Page 11
NICKLAU-S, WATSON WITHIN STRIKING DISTANCE:

Irwin leads chilly

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British Open
kM ST. ANNES, England (AP) "It's a struggle out there," Watson
rwin mastered cold, wet whip- said. "It tests the fighter in you, tests
ds with a no-bogey, three- your heart. The man with the most
r 68 that gave him two-stroke patience and the most heart will win the
d yesterday after the second golf tournament."
the 108th British Open Golf He made his score with a birdie-
nship. eagle-birdie burst beginning on the fif-
the current U.S. Open cham- th, where he holed a 20-footer. The short
shed two rounds over the 6,822- putt for eagle followed on the sixth and
al Lytham and St. Annes Club heholed from 10 feet on the seventh,
136, six shots under par. then bogeyed the eighth, missing the
green.
position at the top was in He played the back side in par, mat-
only once, when defending, ching one birdie with a bogey and
n Jack Nicklaus birdied the scoring some remarkable saves. In-
to go three under par for the cluded was a 35-foot putt from the
ent, one back of Irwin. fringe for par on the 15th hole, and eight
10-foot par-saving putts on the last two.
"I played some solid golf on the front
cklaus quickly faded, and scrambled on the back," he said.
ix birdies on his first 10 holes, "My putter saved me; it made up for
ve shots in the next six holes, my mistakes, on the back nine."
with a second-round 69 and was He one-putted 10 times.
off the pace at 141.
who had to drop a 35-foot putt
th hole to salvage par, held a
ke lead over spectacular
a Ballesteros of Spain, who
x-under-par 65 for a 138 total.
os birdied four of his last five
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irst-round lead, slipped to a 74
five birdies and was next
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36-hole total of 140. by Noel
aying conditions continued to
nely difficult The early star-

AP Photo
HALE IRWIN COAXES a short putt into the cup in yesterday's second
round of the British Open. The Colorado native mastered a second con-
secutive three-under 68aover the treacherous Royal Lytham and St. Annes
Club course, and holds a two-shot edge over Spain's Severiano Ballesteros.
Cousineau snubs Bills
for CFL Alouettes.

way with the temperatures in
thad reached only the mid-50s
The winds, straight off the sea
h, made the cold more severe
b selection a matter of
k.
ust a guessing game, par-
going downwind," Watson

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NEW YORK (AP) - Spurning what
the Buffalo Bills called "an offer in ex-
cess of any ever sought by a No. 1 draft
choice," All-America linebacker Tom
Cousineau signed yesterday with the
Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian
Football League.
Cousineau signed a multi-year con-
tract, with terms of the agreement
unannounced, although it was disclosed
that the Alouettes offered more money
than the Bills, who had made the Ohio
State star the top selection in the
National Football League draft in May.
Negotiations continued until early
yesterday morning before Cousineau
agreed to Montreal's terms. Jimmy
Walsh, Cousineau's attorney, said
negotiations "went back and forth for
weeks."
The 22-year-old Cousineau, a solid 6-3,
227-pounder, didn't put much stock in
the fact he was the first No. 1 selection
in the NFL draft ever to sign with a
CFL team.
"It's a possibility it will set a
precedent," he said. "But that's not
why I did it. It was the best move for
me; Montreal is the best place for Tom
Cousineau to go.

I'm no exception but this is a very
positive move."

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