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Soturday, August 11; 1973


Page Eleven


Iverson, Rudolph
CLEVELAND (UP) - Obscure an of 15 years on the pro tour hug by four-year-old son Gary"
upstart Don Iverson again bene- who has drifted back into the after he finished with a 68 for
fitted from what he called "no- ranks of qualifiers, managed a 140.
brainer" putting, salvaged a one- 70 in the mild, cloudy weather. He was tied at that figure
over-par 72 and continued to The softly - drawling Rudolph, with Gibby Gilbert and 42-year-
share the lead yesterday through a 1971 Ryder Cup member, re- old Dan Sikes. Gilbert had a 70
two rounds of the 55th National placed Al Geiberger as Iverson's and Sikes matched Nicklaus' best
championship. co-leader. Geiberger went from round of the day with another 68.
Iverson, who never before had an opening 67 to 76 for 143, well Tom Weiskopf, who has won
even qualified for one of the "back in the tightly bunched pack. the British and Canadian Opens
world's four major champion- Lurking just one stroke off and three other titles in his last
ships, was tied at 139-three under the leaders shoulders was the nine starts, matched par 71 on
par on the 6,852 yard Canter- game's most feared competitor- the hilly old layout and was tied
bury Golf Club course -- by Jack Nicklaus. Nicklaus, who at 141 with former PGA cham-
cigar - chomping Mason Rudolph. said he benefitted from a lucky pion Dave Stockton and Eng-
Rudolph, a 39-year-old veter- break, was rewarded with a big land's Tony Jacklin.


Stockton had a 69 and Jacklin,
who abandoned the American
tour this year to concentrate on
play in Europe, commented he
wanted "to win this one and
run ," after getting in contention
with a 71.
Sam Snead, the 61-year-old for-
mer star, had a share of the lead
until he bogeyed three of his
last five holes for 71 and dropped
back to even par at 142.
Arnold Palmer, still plagued
by putting woes and still chas-
ing his first PGA title, packed
up and went home to Latrobe,
Pa., a victim of the cut for the
first time ever in this tourna-
Palmer had a 74 for 150, one
over the score required to make
it for the final two rounds.
U. S. Open champion Johnny
Miller had a 71 for 143. Leading
money winner Bruce Crampton
of Australia slipped back with
71-144. Masters champion Tom-
my Aaron and Lee Trevino
were at 146. Aaron had another
73 and Trevino improved to 70.
South African Gary Player, the
defending title - holder, took a
The stocky Iverson, a 27-year-

old from LaCrosse, Wis., showed
remarkable poise when he ap-
peared on the verge of blowing
his first round lead.
Iverson who has scored his on-
ly victory in a satellite tourna-
ment in his three years on the
tour, bogeyed both the third and
fourth holes and appeared on the
verge of collapse.
He bunkered his tee shot on
the par three third - "I just hit
a terrible iron"-and missed the
green on the fourth - "another
very, very bad iron shot.'
But he pulled himself togeth-
er in a hurry, scoring birdies on
the next two holes to get back to
even par for the day.
PGA Leaders
Don Iverson 67-72-139
Mason Rudolph 69-70--139
Dan Sikes 72-68--140
Gibby Gilbert 70-70-140
Jack Nicklaus 72-68-140
Dave Stockton 72-69-141
Tom Weiskopf 70-71-141
Tony Jacklin 70-71-141
Lanny Wadkins 73-69-142
Don Bies 70-72-142

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