Dexter Daniels, 61, of Winter Haven, Fla. won his second USGA senior amateur title (his first was in 1961) when he scored a 1-up victory over George Beechler of Prineville, Ore. in Tucson.
HORSE RACING—Ogden Phipps's millionaire 3-year-old, BUCKPASSER ($3.80), scored his 10th straight victory when he took the $112,600 Woodward at Aqueduct by three-quarters of a length over Michael Ford's Royal Gunner (page 30).
Hobeau Farm's HANDSOME BOY ($13.60), ridden by Leroy Movers, beat Francis U. by a nose to take the $62,250 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Chicago's Hawthorne, as Wheatley Stables' favored Bold and Brave finished 10th in the field of 12.
MOTOR SPORTS—Scotland's JIMMY CLARK, driving a Lotus-BRM, won the 248-mile U.S. Grand Prix in two hours, nine minutes and 40.1 seconds as Jochen Rindt of Austria, in a Cooper- Maserati, came in second, one lap behind (page 82).
SURFING—NAT YOUNG, an 18-year-old Australian, took the men's division, and JOYCE HOFFMAN, 19, of Capistrano Beach, Calif. retained her women's title at the world championships in San Diego (page 26).
TRACK & FIELD—"It was great saying goodby with a victory," said France's MICHEL JAZY as he ran his last race—the 5,000-meter at a meet with Britain and Finland in Paris—and won in 13 minutes 46.4 seconds. Jazy, 30, who recently announced his plans to retire from active competition, said, "I could go on racing for another six or seven years. But it's time to stop." Although he lost his world mile record to Kansas' Jim Ryun in July, Jazy will retire as the holder of the world two-mile mark.
Jim Ryun, the world mile and half-mile record holder, made his debut as a varsity runner for Kansas in the Oklahoma State Cross-Country Jamboree in Stillwater, Okla. but finished seventh as George Scott of New Mexico won the four-mile race in 19:18.3. Ryun's time was 20:26.
MILEPOSTS—HIRED: First Baseman JOE ADCOCK of the California Angels, as manager of the Cleveland Indians.
HIRED: DICK WILLIAMS, 37, who guided the Toronto Maple Leafs to two straight International League Governor's Cup playoff victories, as manager of the Boston Red Sox for 1967. Williams, a utility man most of his 13-year career in the majors, will be Boston's fifth manager since 1959.
HIRED: MAYO SMITH, 51, a former manager of the Philadelphia Phillies (1955-1958) and the Cincinnati Reds (1959) now scouting for the New York Yankees, as manager of the Detroit Tigers.