Florida State Men's Golf - 1954 Year In Review

Florida State Men's Golf - 1954 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
Don Veller, Head Coach

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1954 FSU Spring Sports

Baseball: Cooter Mills, Track: Ken Jarrett
Golf: Jimmy James, Tennis: Hal Schaus

1954 Florida State Signees/Newcomers

Harry Atherson, 5-8, 160, Ann Arbor, MI

Bunk Berry, 5-8, 140, Tallahassee

Vincent Druding, 5-10, 175, Chicago, IL

Vernon Edgar, 5-9, 155, Lakeland

Mel Fleischer, 5-10, 160, Sanford

Gus James, 5-11, 180, Chicago, IL

Neil LaBar, 6-1, 170, Panama City

Bob Shuman, 6-0, 168, Atlanta, GA

Jack Veghte, 5-11, 165, Gloversville, NY


1954 Roster - By Name

L
T                                       PY
R Name                  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
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  Harry Atherson        5-8   160  So        Ann Arbor, MI
* Bunk Berry            5-8   140  Fr        Tallahassee (Leon)
  Randy Church          5-8   170  So   *    Dothan, AL
  Vincent Druding       5-10  175  So        Chicago, IL
* Vernon Edgar          5-9   155  So        Lakeland
* Mel Fleischer         5-10  160  Fr        Sanford
  Tom Hall              6-4   171  So        Glendale, WV
  Gus James             5-11  180  So        Chicago, IL
* Jimmy James           5-11  150  Sr-R ***  Miami
  Neil LaBar            6-1   170  Fr        Panama City
  Ken Peterson          5-10  200  Jr        South Bend, IN
* Bob Shuman            6-0   168  Fr        Atlanta, GA
* Jack Veghte           5-11  165  Fr        Gloversville, NY
Letter winners from the Tallahassee Democrat, May 30, 1954, page 9.

1954 Schedule and Results

DATE
REF
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
03/10
Ref
A
STETSON
Four-way
W 18.5-7.5
03/10
Ref
A
MIAMI
Four-way, Deland, Fl
L 18.5-24.5
03/10
Ref
A
ROLLINS COLLEGE
Four-way, Deland, Fl
L 18.5-22.0
03/13
Ref
N
FLORIDA INTERCOLLEGIATE
March 11-13, 1954, Deland, Fl
5th Place
03/20
Ref
H
AUBURN W 14.5-12.5
03/22
Ref
H
WESTERN ILLINOIS W 21-6
03/23
Ref
H
DAVIDSON COLLEGE W 30.5-5.5
03/27
Ref
A
ROLLINS COLLEGE L 13-14
04/03
Ref
H
STETSON W 13-5
04/05
Ref
H
WAKE FOREST W 18-9
04/14
Ref
H
ILLINOIS STATE W 27-0
04/24
Ref
H
ROLLINS COLLEGE W 20.5-6.5
04/26
Ref
H
SOUTHWESTERN-MEMPHIS W 18-3
04/28
Ref
N
GEORGIA TECH
Athens, Ga
L 10-17
05/01
Ref
N
SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE
April 29-May 1, 1954, Athens, Ga
 
05/14
 
H
JACKSONVILLE NAS T 0-0
                Overall   Home    Away   Neutral
------------------------------------------------
FSU RECORD IS    9- 4-1   8- 0-1   1- 3     0- 1


1954 EOY Stats

Name Tournaments Rounds Par Low Strokes Wins Top10 Ave ======================================================================== Ken Peterson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 Bunk Berry 10 12 10 69 851 0 1 70.92 Jack Veghte 9 9 6 69 648 0 0 72.00 Jimmy James 10 6 3 68 432 0 0 72.00 Mel Fleischer 6 3 2 71 218 0 0 72.67 Bob Shuman 5 2 0 73 147 0 0 73.50 Vernon Edgar 7 4 1 72 301 0 0 75.25 Randy Church 1 1 0 78 78 0 0 78.00

FLORIDA STATE 18.5, STETSON 7.5
03/10/1954, DELAND, FL, Four-way

MIAMI 24.5, FLORIDA STATE 18.5
03/10/1954, CORAL GABLES, FL, Four-way, Deland, Fl

ROLLINS COLLEGE 22, FLORIDA STATE 18.5
03/10/1954, WINTER PARK, FL, Four-way, Deland, Fl

FLORIDA INTERCOLLEGIATE, 5th place
03/13/1954, March 11-13, 1954, Deland, Fl

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Rnd2  Rnd3  Rnd4  Total
=========================  =====  ====  ====  ====  ====  =====
Bunk Berry                   2     70    70    71    71    282
Jack Veghte                 12     75    74    71    73    293
Jimmy James                                                308
Ken Peterson                                               314

FLORIDA STATE 14.5, AUBURN 12.5
03/20/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL

FLORIDA STATE 21, WESTERN ILLINOIS 6
03/22/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Bunk Berry                         71     71
Jack Veghte                        71     71
Jimmy James                        73     73
Vernon Edgar                       78     78
Randy Church                       78     78

FLORIDA STATE 30.5, DAVIDSON COLLEGE 5.5
03/23/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Bunk Berry                         72     72
Jack Veghte                        72     72
Vernon Edgar                       72     72
Jimmy James                        74     74
Bob Shuman                         74     74

ROLLINS COLLEGE 14, FLORIDA STATE 13
03/27/1954, WINTER PARK, FL

Bunk Berry and Jimmy James (FSU) beat Bill Boogess and Ledbetter (R) 6-3
Mel Fleischer and Vernon Edgar (FSU) tied Stewart and Remsburg (R) 4.5-4.5
Jack Veghte and Bob Shuman (FSU) lost to Dinga and Falken (R) 6.5-2.5
Name                       Place  Total
=========================  =====  =====
Jimmy James                          0
Mel Fleischer                        0
Vernon Edgar                         0
Jack Veghte                          0
Bob Shuman                           0
Bunk Berry                          69

FLORIDA STATE 13, STETSON 5
04/03/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Bunk Berry                         69     69
Jack Veghte                        71     71
Jimmy James                        74     74

FLORIDA STATE 18, WAKE FOREST 9
04/05/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Arnold Palmer (68) and Phil Welchman (72) (WF) beat Bunk Berry (70) and Jimmy James (72) (FSU), 6-3
Jack Veghte (69) and Bob Shuman (FSU) beat Joe Turner and Al Birmingham (WF), 7.5-1.5
Vernon Edgar and Mel Fleischer (FSU beat Sandy Burton and Sonny George (WF), 7.5-1.5
Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Jack Veghte                        69     69
Bunk Berry                         70     70
Jimmy James                        72     72
Bob Shuman                         73     73
Mel Fleischer                      75     75
Vernon Edgar                       77     77

FLORIDA STATE 27, ILLINOIS STATE 0
04/14/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Bunk Berry                         71     71
Jimmy James                        71     71
Mel Fleischer                      72     72

FLORIDA STATE 20.5, ROLLINS COLLEGE 6.5
04/24/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Bunk Berry and Jimmy James (FSU) beat Bill Bodgess and Bruce Ramsburg (R), 5.5-3.5
Vernon Edgar and Jack Veghte (FSU) beat Ed Dinga and Marlene Stewart (R), 7.5-1.5
Bob Shuman and Mel Fleischer (FSU) beat Dick McFarland and Dennis Folken (R), 7.5-1.5
Name                       Place  Total
=========================  =====  =====
Jimmy James                          0
Bob Shuman                           0
Mel Fleischer                        0
Jack Veghte                         72
Bunk Berry                          74
Vernon Edgar                        74

FLORIDA STATE 18, SOUTHWESTERN-MEMPHIS 3
04/26/1954, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Bunk Berry and Jimmy James (FSU) beat McLean and Frank Cauthron (SWM), 6.5-2.5
Vernon Edgar and Jack Veghte (FSU) beat Lewis Bledsoe and Jim Dees (SWM), 9-0
Mel Fleischer (FSU) beat Jim Napier (SWM), 2.5-.5
Name                       Place  Total
=========================  =====  =====
Bunk Berry                           0
Vernon Edgar                         0
Jack Veghte                          0
Jimmy James                         68
Mel Fleischer                       71

GEORGIA TECH 17, FLORIDA STATE 10
04/28/1954, Athens, Ga

Bunk Berry and Jimmy James (FSU) beat Arthur Edge and Ned Edge (GT), 7-2
Dick Edwards and Gabe Hill (GT) beat Vernon Edgar and Mel Fleischer (FSU), 9-0
George Johnson and John Maddox (GT) beat Bob Shuman and Jack Veghte (FSU), 6-3
Name                       Place  Total
=========================  =====  =====
Jimmy James                          0
Vernon Edgar                         0
Mel Fleischer                        0
Jack Veghte                          0
Bob Shuman                           0
Bunk Berry                          73