N.C.A.A. GOLF CHAMPIONS 1957
Left to right: Frank Wharton, Bob Pratt, Coach Dave Williams, Stan Binion, Jim Hiskey, Rex Baxter.
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS — Broadmoor Golf Club, Colorado
Springs, Colo. — 36 holes. Frank Wharton, 74-73—147; Rex
Baxter, 74-75—149; Jim Hiskey, 77-73; Stan Binion, 81-74—
155. Jim Hiskey was our anchor man. We told him he had to
play the last 5 holes in even par for us to win by one over
Stanford ... He answered, "That's great, I thought I might
have to birdie a couple" ... he parred the last five holes
for the one stroke victory over Stanford.
STAN BINION — Fall, 1955-Spring, 1959. Home: Abilene,
Texas. Member of 1957 National Championship Team.
REX BAXTER, JR. — Fall, 1953-Spring, 1957. Home: Amar-
illo, Texas. NCAA Champion 1957. NCAA Medalist 1956.
NCAA Runner-Up 1956. NCAA Semifinalist 1955. Member
of Walker Cup Team 1954-1957. Runner-Up Trans-Miss 3
years. Trans-Mississippi Champion 1957. Semifinalist National Amateur, Laredo Open Champion 1954 (PGA Tour),
Missouri Valley Conference Champion 1956 and 1957, West
Texas Relays Champions 1956 and 1957, Border Olympics
Champion 1955, All America Runner-up 1957. Shot 27 (9
under par) for nine holes on Amarillo Country Club Golf
Course (9 straight birdies), Pine Forest Invitation Champion
1957, UH Champion 1954, 1955 and 1957, Member of National Championship Teams in 1956 and 1957, Ft. Worth
Recreation Champion 1954 (competed in Freshman Division
but was low for tournament), Played in three Masters tournaments, Won 15 Matches in 3 NCAA Tournaments (National Record), Played on UH's first Championship Golf
Team (Border Olympics 1955), Played on 1956 and 1957
Missouri Valley Conference Championship Teams.
Left to right: Rex Baxter, Jim Hiskey, Frank Wharton, and
Standing: Rex Baxter, Stan Binion, George Sykes, Kneeling:
Bob Pratt, Frank Wharton, and Jim Hiskey.