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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1961 - Athletics. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 30, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/14588/show/14528.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1961 - Athletics. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/14588/show/14528

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1961 - Athletics, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 30, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/14588/show/14528.

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Title Houstonian 1961
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Title Athletics
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript THREE NAMED ALL-AMERICAN: BLANCAS, CRAWFORD AND WEBER Golf COACH DAVE WILLIAMS has led the University of Houston's golf teams to five consecutive National Championships. Under the leadership of Coach Dave Williams, the University of Houston golf team has again compiled an excellent record. Living up to expectations, they captured the team championships in every tournament they entered with the exception of one, the National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament. For the first time in five years the Cougars failed to capture a first in this big tournament. Three team members received due recognition when they were named to Ail-American teams. Homero Blancas and Richard Crawford were chosen for the first team, while Ron Weber received a third team berth. This year other great golfing representatives of the university have been: Joel Goldstrand, Babe Hiskey, Fred Marti, Rocky Thompson and Kermit Zarley. FLORIDA COLLEGIATE INVITATIONAL Shooting 1,126, ten under par, the Cougars win the team championship in this tournament held in Ocala, Florida. Frank Beard of the University of Florida edged Houston's Homero Blancas for the individual championship. Blancas finished second with a 278, Babe Hiskey fifth with a 282, Richard Crawford sixth with a 283, Rocky Thompson eighth with a 285 and Kermit Zarley sixteenth with a 289. Hiskey had the best round of the tournament, a 66 in the final round. ALL-AMERICA INTERCOLLEGIATE INVITATIONAL ^ UH golfers played host to the nation's top teams in the Seventh Annual AAII Tourney. The foursome of Richard Crawford, Homero Blancas, Joel Goldstrand and Babe Hiskey represented Houston in this tournament. They won the team medal championship after beating Texas A&M in a sudden death playoff. The Cougars also walked off with the overall, team match and four-ball championships, while Blancas was winning the individual medal championship. SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE Ron Weber led Houston to victory in this tournament played at Athens, Georgia. The Cougars finished two strokes ahead of the University of Georgia. Individual champ Weber, seven strokes behind the leader going into the final day, shot a 67 and a 68 to finish with a 280. Dick Crawford was third with 282, Homero Blancas fourth with 283, Fred Marti thirteenth with 290 and Rocky Thompson eighteenth with 293. 1|W:ll»i. PRESSURE ON THE GREEN causes tenseness as golfer Richard Crawford prepares to tap in a putt.