Downing Gray
Downing Gray
Full Name:  A. Downing Gray


FSU Career
Golf
Year  Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
1959  5-9  160  So   *   Pensacola                               
1960  5-9  160  Jr   *   Pensacola                               
1961  5-9  150  Sr   *   Pensacola                               


Awards
Elected into the FSU Hall of Fame in 1979
Downing Gray came from Pensacola to FSU and established a mark as one of the Seminoles finest collegiate golfers. Before he graduated in 1961, Gray had starred for the Tribe linksmen for three years. While in college he won seven consecutive tournaments. After graduation, Gray became one of the world's finest amateur golfers. In 1962 he was runner-up in the U.S. Amateur Tournament. In 1963 and again in 1965 and 1967, Gray played on the American Walker Cup team. For six consecutive years, 1963-1968, the former Seminole played in the Masters Tournament. He was low amateur in 1965 and 1967. As a collegiate golfer and an amateur of world-wide stature, Downing Gray has well represented his alma mater.



FSU Statistics
Golf
Year    Tournaments Rounds Par Low Strokes Wins Top10   Ave
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1958-59        15      20.0  8  68  1,468    0     0  73.40
1959-60        14      14.0  2  70  1,043    1     1  74.50
1960-61        11      15.0  7  67  1,082    1     1  72.13
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Total          40      49   17  67  3,593    2     2  73.33
   Date     Opponent/Tournament             Place  Round 1  Round 2  Round 3  Round 4  Total  Par
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            1958-59 Season
03/02/1959  FLORIDA                                  72                                  72    72
03/07/1959  FLORIDA INTERCOLLEGIATE                  75       76       74       72      297    72
03/14/1959  LOUISIANA STATE                          72                                  72    72
03/20/1959  ROLLINS COLLEGE                          75                                  75    72
03/21/1959  GEORGIA                                  75                                  75    72
03/23/1959  GEORGIA TECH                             73                                  73    72
03/31/1959  AUBURN                                   68                                  68    72
04/10/1959  FLORIDA                                  77                                  77    72
04/11/1959  ROLLINS COLLEGE                          70                                  70    72
04/13/1959  SPRING HILL COLLEGE                      72                                  72    72
04/17/1959  AUBURN                                   76                                  76    72
04/24/1959  WESTERN ILLINOIS                         69                                  69    72
04/27/1959  FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL                     69                                  69    72
05/01/1959  SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE                 77       78                        155    72
05/09/1959  PENSACOLA INVITAIONAL                    74       74                        148    
            1959-60 Season
02/07/1960  GASPARILLA INVITATIONAL            1     70       73                        143    
02/26/1960  FLORIDA                                  76                                  76    
03/05/1960  FLORIDA INTERCOLLEGIATE                   0                                 303    
03/16/1960  ROLLINS COLLEGE                          75                                  75    72
03/21/1960  GEORGIA TECH                             77                                  77    72
03/22/1960  GEORGIA                                  71                                  71    72
03/24/1960  LOUISIANA STATE                          77                                  77    72
03/26/1960  NAVY                                     75                                  75    72
03/29/1960  FLORIDA                                  73                                  73    72
04/01/1960  MIAMI                                    72                                  72    72
04/02/1960  ROLLINS COLLEGE                          76                                  76    
04/04/1960  SPRING HILL COLLEGE                      74                                  74    72
04/11/1960  ALABAMA                                  77                                  77    
04/20/1960  AUBURN                                   77                                  77    72
            1960-61 Season
03/06/1961  FLORIDA                                  68                                  68    72
03/18/1961  FLORIDA COLLEGIATE INVITE                67       72       77       73      289    71
03/20/1961  VANDERBILT                               71                                  71    72
03/21/1961  AUBURN                                   68                                  68    72
03/24/1961  NAVY                                     75                                  75    72
03/25/1961  MIAMI                                    80                                  80    72
03/30/1961  ALL-AMERICAN TOURNAMENT            1t    68       75                        143    72
04/06/1961  AUBURN                                   69                                  69    
04/08/1961  LOUISIANA STATE                          75                                  75    
04/18/1961  FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL                     72                                  72    72
04/22/1961  FLORIDA                                  72                                  72    72