BOATING—DR. ROBERT MAGOON, a Miami Beach eye surgeon, guided his outboard Andrea through eight-foot swells at nearly 50 mph to capture the 197.7-mile Hennessy Grand Prix off Point Pleasant, N.J. New Yorker Bill Wishnick, the American Power Boat Association's point leader for 1970, crossed the finish first in his Boss O'Nova but was disqualified on a technicality. Only eight of the 20 starters completed the course.
BOWLING—NELSON BURTON JR. of St. Louis outscored Johnny Petraglia of Brooklyn, 9,683-9,395 to capture the $3,000 first prize in the $30,000 El Paso Open. It was Burton's third PBA title this year.
GOLF—BILLY CASPER fired a four-under-par 68 and scored his third victory of the year in the $150,000 Philadelphia Golf Classic. His 274 total was 14 under par on the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club course and three strokes under runner-up Terry Wilcox, a 31-year-old club pro from Bronxville, N.Y. who had never before come close to winning a tour tournament. Wilcox, playing in the same twosome with Casper, finished with a closing round of 69.
Richard Tinsley from Spartanburg, S.C.—who made up a four-stroke deficit on the final round to force a playoff—won the National Left-handers Golf Tournament in Montgomery, Ala., defeating Mike Drury of Baton Rouge by one stroke.
HARNESS RACING—Joe O'Brien drove Canada's FRESH YANKEE ($9.60) to a neck win over France's Tidalium Pelo in the $125,000 International Trot at Roosevelt Raceway, picking up the $62,500 top prize. Winning time for the 1�-mile course was a slow 2:35[1/5], with Stylish Major of New Zealand, driven by Billy Hudson, gaining a fast-closing third (page 44).
Paris Air ($5.20), owned by Garrett S. Claypool of Columbus, Ohio, captured the $25,000 American National Trot for 3-year-olds at Chicago's Sportsman's Park, finishing a length ahead of The Consort. Driver Howard Beissinger brought the winner over the mile in 2:04[1/5], with Arden Al in third.
HORSE RACING—June H. McKnight's PRINCESS POUT ($23.80), ridden by Jean Cruguet, won the first division of the $45,000 Sheepshead Bay Handicap at Aqueduct, while Barbara Hunter's PATTEE CANYON ($4.60), John Rotz up, won the second. Princess Pout, in a 1:56[2/5] run over the 1[3/16], miles, won by a little more than a length over Peter Fuller's A.T.'s Olie, who led Harry Minassian's Klassy Poppy by a neck. Pattee Canyon, scoring her third straight triumph, finished the second division in 1:57[2/5], a nose before James Cox Brady's pacemaking Top Round, with Mrs. Roger Guerini's Jungle Fire II a length and a half back in third.
MOTOR SPORTS—Austrian JOCHEN RINDT flashed past Australian Jack Brabham on the last curve to win the British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch, then survived a judging decision that had first ruled the airfoil wing on his Lotus-Ford ineligible. Rindt averaged 108.69 mph over the 212-mile run, his third consecutive Formula I victory, and now leads the world driving championship standings with 36 points.
SAILING—CHARISMA, an Islander 55 owned by Jesse Phillips of Chicago, was the overall Class A winner in the 46th annual Port Huron to Mackinac yacht race, sailing the 235 miles through Lake Huron in a sluggish 40:44:30. The big Class A boats claimed the first nine overall positions, with Teddy Turner's converted 12-meter American Eagle first across the line but only fifth on the basis of corrected time.
SOCCER—NORTH AMERICAN LEAGUE: The Washington Darts defeated the Atlanta Chiefs 2-1 in Atlanta, then extended their unbeaten streak to 12 straight the next day at home, when Center Forward Gerry Browne scored all the goals in a 3-1 victory over Varzim of Portugal, the fourth ranked foreign team. The Darts now have an almost unbeatable lead in the Southern Division with 112 points, Atlanta trailing with 69.