The Canada Cup gold competition ... At Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico, June 3, Sam Snead?
The Canada Cup gold competition ... At Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico, June 3, Sam Snead and Jimmy Demaret pushed the United States towards a second straight team victory. With 18 holes to play, they had an eight-stroke lead over Kel Nagle and Peter Thomson (Australia).
Snead scored a two-under-par 70, his third below par round, for a 54-hole total of 204. Six strokes behind lay Thomson, who took 70.
The lowest round of the day was that of Irishman Christy O'Connor. He played a 68, four under par. His card showed six birdies, and placed him fourth in the individual standing with a 54-hole tally of 213.
United States are the present Cup holders. Thirty-three countries -each with two players - are represented. June 4 was the last day, with the U.S. and Australia fighting it out. This is the ninth international gold classic.