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National Collegiate Athletic Association. National Golf Championships - Page 6. 1956 - 1970. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 30, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/champ/item/984/show/950.

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National Collegiate Athletic Association. (1956 - 1970). National Golf Championships - Page 6. University of Houston Sports Championship Publications. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/champ/item/984/show/950

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Title National Golf Championships
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  • National Collegiate Athletic Association
Publisher National Collegiate Athletic Association
Date 1956 - 1970
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  • College sports
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Transcript N.C.A.A. GOLF CHAMPIONS 1956 r y \- Left to right: Rex Baxter, Richard Parvino, Coach Dave Williams, Jim Hiskey and Frank Wharton. FT. WORTH RECREATIONAL — Meadowlake Golf Course, 18 holes. Team consisted of Rex Baxter, Frank Wharton, Jim Hiskey and Richard Parvino. ALL AMERICA — Pine Forest C. C, Houston, Texas, 72 holes. Team Medal Play Champions — Wharton, 289; Baxter, 290; Hiskey, 291; Parvino, 303. Team total — 1173. Two Ball Champions — Baxter and Wharton, 268. MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE — Indian Hills C. C, Tulsa, Okla. 54 holes. Rex Baxter, 207 (9 under par); Wharton, 226; Hiskey, 228; Parvino, 228; Jimmy Russell, 239. Tournament played in 30 to 40 miles an hour wind. Probably the greatest golf Rex ever played. He finished 19 shots ahead of the field. Many said this would have been good enough to have won the National Open. NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS — Scarlet Golf Course at Ohio State University, 36 holes. Rex Baxter, 73-67—140; Jim Hiskey, 76-77 —153; Frank Wharton, 77-76—153; Richard Parvino 76-79—155. Team total 601. Rex's 67 broke the course record. He shot 35-32 —67 (five under par). He knocked in a putt of 45 feet from 4 feet off the green for a birdie 3 for us to win by one shot over Purdue and North Texas State. Needless to mention, this was our all time thrill and the realization of some dreams coming true. TOMMY CRUSE—Fall 1951-Spring 1955. Home: Jacksonville, Texas. Won State Texas High School Tournament in 1951. Placed 3rd in Medal Play at the 1953 NCAA Championships. Played on first UH Championship Team (Border Olympics 1955). UH Champion 1953. Lettered 4 years. Runner-up in Border Olympics in 1952. Runner-up in Missouri Valley Conference 1954. Runner-up in 1955 All America. Member of 1955 All America Championship Team. Member of Ft., Worth Recreational, Border Olympics, West Texas Relays Championship Teams 1955. RICHARD PARVINO — Fall 1953-Spring 1956. Home: Greggton, Texas (Pine Tree High School). Played on UH's First National Championship Team in 1956. Played on Missouri Valley Conference Championship Team in 1956. Played on UH's First All America Championship Team in 1955. Placed 4th in 1956 Southern Intercollegiates, Athens, Ga. Placed 4th in All America in 1955. PETE HESSEMER — Fall, 1951-Spring, 1955. Home: Houston. Member of 1st UH Golf Championship Team (Border Olympics 1955). Runner-up in Texas Amateur, 1954. Member of 1955 All America Championship Team. Placed 6th in NCAA Medal Play in 1953. Lettered 4 years. Member of Ft. Worth Recreational, Border Olympics and West Texas Relays Championship Teams 1955. WALLY BRADLEY — Fall, 1951-Spring, 1955. Home: Hills- boro, Texas. Played on UH's 1st Championship Team (Border Olympics 1955). Lettered 4 years. UH Champion 1952. Member of Ft. Worth Recreation, West Texas Relays and Border Olympic Championship teams in 1955. All America Champion 1955. Member of 1955 All America Championship Team. 1957 Team Members — Rex Baxter, Jim Hiskey, Frank Wharton, Bob Pratt and Stan Binion. BORDER OLYMPICS — Laredo, Texas, 36 holes. Wharton, 140; Jim Hiskey, 143; Bob Pratt, 144; Baxter, 146. Team total of 573 (3 under par) set a new record. WEST TEXAS RELAYS — Odessa, Texas. Baxter, 106; Pratt, 109; Hiskey, 112 and Wharton, 114. Tournament had to be limited to 27 holes because of bad weather. We almost won by forfeit because of the 26 degree weather with high winds. This was about the toughest weather conditions we ever encountered. ALL AMERICA — Pine Forest C. C, Houston, 72 holes. Team Medal Play Champions — Jim Hiskey, 282; Rex Baxter, 282; Frank Wharton, 285; Bob Pratt, 299. Team total— 1148 (4 under par . . . still an all time record). Low Four Ball Champions — 247 (41 under par . . . all time record.) Low Two Ball Champions — 263 (25 under par ... all time record.) MISSOURI VALLEY CONFERENCE — Indian Hills C. C, Tulsa, Okla. Baxter, 212; Wharton, 226; Pratt, 228; and Jim Hiskey, 230. Played in winds from 35 to 45 miles an hour. Another great performance by Rex.