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Lamont Kaser

Monty Kaser, 24, of Wichita, Kans., defeated Dave Ojala, 21, of Two Harbors, Minn., by 6 and 5, n the final match at the Brown Deer Park Golf Course, Milwaukee.

This was the fourth attempt for Kaser, an employee in the payroll department of an aircraft factory. Arne Dokka, of Studio City, Calif., was medalist with 72-65-137, but lost in the fourth round to George Demling, of Louisville.

Demling had quit his job in order to play. Dokka's 65 broke the course record, which was set by Gary Player in an exhibition match. The team competition was won by Pittsburgh with an aggregate score of 449.

 
Championship Facts

Amateur Public Links

PAR AND YARDAGE – Jimmie Austin/OU Golf Club will play at 7,289 yards and a par of 35-36—71. Holes 1-9 will play at 3,582 yards and par 35. Holes 10-18 will play at 3,707 yards and par 36.

ARCHITECT – Jimmie Austin/OU Golf Club was designed by Perry Maxwell and opened in 1951. A course renovation by Bob Cupp was completed in 1996.

SCHEDULE OF PLAY:
Monday and Tuesday, July 13-14 – Stroke-play qualifying, 18 holes (field reduced to the lowest 64 players, who advance to match play).

Wednesday, July 15 — First round, match play (18 holes)

Thursday, July 16 — Second round, match play (18 holes), Third round, match play (18 holes)

Friday, July 17 — Quarterfinals, match play (18 holes), Semifinals, match play (18 holes)

Saturday, July 18 — Final, match play (36 holes)

ADMISSION – Admission is free. Tickets are not needed for this USGA championship and spectators are encouraged to attend.

COURSE SETUP – The USGA Course Rating® for the APL championship at Jimmie Austin/OU Golf Club is 75.5 and the USGA Slope Rating® is 130.

Tees, approaches and collars, height of grass – just below 0.5 inch
Fairways, height of grass – 0.5 inch
Putting greens, height of grass – 0.120 inch with a speed of 11 feet on USGA Stimpmeter
Primary Rough – 2.5 inches
Intermediate Rough – 1.5 inches (6-foot width)

 

 

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