Florida State Men's Golf - 1956 Year In Review

Florida State Men's Golf - 1956 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
Don Veller, Head Coach

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1956 FSU Spring Sports


1956 Florida State Signees/Newcomers

Edward Flicker, 5-11, 160, Hendersonville, NC

Ed Jenkins, 5-11, 190, Jacksonville

Sherrell Johnson, 6-1, 150, Linton, IN

William McCollum, 5-11, 152, Atlanta, GA

Rem Noble, 5-10, 160, Montgomery, AL

Bob Shave, 5-10, 160, Willoughby, OH


1956 Roster - By Name

L
T                                       PY
R Name                  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
* Bunk Berry            5-8   140  Jr   **   Tallahassee (Leon)
  Ross Carino           5-10  165  So        Fort Schenectady, NY
* Bob Dunn              5-11  170  So   *    Camilla, GA
  Edward Flicker        5-11  160  Fr        Hendersonville, NC
* Dick Huff             5-9   120  So   *    Homestead
* Ed Jenkins            5-11  190  Jr        Jacksonville (Jacksonville JC)
  Sherrell Johnson      6-1   150  Fr        Linton, IN
  William McCollum      5-11  152  Fr        Atlanta, GA
  Dave Morris           6-2   165  So   *    Tallahassee
  Rem Noble             5-10  160  Fr        Montgomery, AL
* Bob Shave             5-10  160  Fr        Willoughby, OH
* Bill Shelton          5-9   160  So        Anniston, AL
* Harry Shoemaker       6-2   191  Jr        Chattanooga, TN
* Bob Shuman            6-0   160  Jr   **   Atlanta, GA
* Jack Veghte           6-0   163  Jr   **   Gloversville, NY
  Dink Wise             5-9   154  So        Palatka
Letter winners are from the Tallahassee Democrat, May 26, 1956, page 8.

1956 Schedule and Results

DATE
REF
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
02/26
Ref
H
GEORGE WASHINGTON TOURNAMENT
February 23-26, 1956
 
03/03
Ref
A
STETSON W 27-0
03/05
Ref
H
FLORIDA W 22.5-4.5
03/10
Ref
N
FLORIDA INTERCOLLEGIATE
March 7-10, 1956, Ocala, Fl
1st Place
03/16
Ref
H
AUBURN W 27-0
03/20
Ref
H
GEORGIA W 14.5-12.5
03/22
Ref
H
ALABAMA W 24.5-2.5
03/23
 
H
MAXWELL AFB W 31.5-4.5
04/09
Ref
A
GEORGIA TECH W 15.5-11.5
04/11
Ref
H
ROLLINS COLLEGE W 16-11
04/14
Ref
A
AUBURN W 25.5-1.5
04/16
Ref
A
FLORIDA W 15-12
04/21
Ref
A
ROLLINS COLLEGE W 21.5-14.4
04/29
Ref
N
FLORIDA AMATEUR
April 26-29, 1956, Tallahassee, Fl
 
05/05
Ref
N
SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE
May 3-5, 1956, Athens, Ga
 
06/26
Ref
N
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP
June 25-26, 1956, Columbus, Oh
5th Place
                Overall   Home    Away   Neutral
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FSU RECORD IS   11- 0     6- 0     5- 0     0- 0


1956 EOY Stats

Name Tournaments Rounds Par Low Strokes Wins Top10 Ave ======================================================================== Bob Dunn 15 19 7 69 1,392 0 3 73.26 Ed Jenkins 16 25 10 67 1,833 0 3 73.32 Bill Shelton 14 19 6 67 1,398 0 1 73.58 Jack Veghte 15 21 8 70 1,554 0 0 74.00 Bob Shave 8 17 6 70 1,258 0 2 74.00 Bob Shuman 4 4 0 73 303 0 0 75.75 Bunk Berry 11 17 1 72 1,289 0 0 75.82 Harry Shoemaker 10 15 2 72 1,138 0 0 75.87 Dick Huff 4 7 0 73 533 0 0 76.14 Sherrell Johnson 1 4 0 73 321 0 0 80.25

GEORGE WASHINGTON TOURNAMENT
02/26/1956, TALLAHASSEE, FL, February 23-26, 1956

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Rnd2  Rnd3  Rnd4  Total
=========================  =====  ====  ====  ====  ====  =====
Bob Dunn                     3     70    74    74    74    292
Ed Jenkins                   9     69    74    78    77    298
Bill Shelton                10     75    76    73    75    299
Jack Veghte                 12t    74    78    71    80    303
Harry Shoemaker             12t    73    76    74    80    303
Bob Shave                          77    76    76    76    305
Bunk Berry                         74    78    82    74    308
Sherrell Johnson                   73    82    84    82    321

FLORIDA STATE 27, STETSON 0
03/03/1956, DELAND, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Jack Veghte                        71     71
Ed Jenkins                         71     71
Bill Shelton                       72     72
Bunk Berry                         73     73
Bob Dunn                           74     74
Harry Shoemaker                    78     78

FLORIDA STATE 22.5, FLORIDA 4.5
03/05/1956, TALLAHASSEE, FL

NOTE: Freshmen are not allowed to participate against Florida.

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Bill Shelton                       67     67
Bob Dunn                           71     71
Harry Shoemaker                    72     72
Ed Jenkins                         73     73
Jack Veghte                        74     74
Bunk Berry                         74     74

FLORIDA INTERCOLLEGIATE, 1st place
03/10/1956, March 7-10, 1956, Ocala, Fl

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
1. Florida State   1,158                                                                                                                                                                                
2. Florida         1,171                                                                                                                                                                                
3. Miami           1,176                                                                                                                                                                                
4. Rollins                                                                                                                                                                                              
Ed Jenkins lost in a playoff to finish second.

Name                       Place  Total
=========================  =====  =====
Ed Jenkins                   2     281
Bob Dunn                     4     284
Jack Veghte                        294
Bunk Berry                         299

FLORIDA STATE 27, AUBURN 0
03/16/1956, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Jack Veghte                        70     70
Bob Dunn                           74     74
Bob Shave                          75     75
Bill Shelton                       75     75
Ed Jenkins                         75     75
Bunk Berry                         79     79

FLORIDA STATE 14.5, GEORGIA 12.5
03/20/1956, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Jack Veghte                        70     70
Bill Shelton                       74     74
Bob Dunn                           75     75
Ed Jenkins                         75     75
Harry Shoemaker                    76     76
Bunk Berry                         80     80

FLORIDA STATE 24.5, ALABAMA 2.5
03/22/1956, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Bill Shelton                       70     70
Jack Veghte                        72     72
Dick Huff                          73     73
Bob Dunn                           75     75
Bob Shave                          75     75
Ed Jenkins                         78     78

FLORIDA STATE 31.5, MAXWELL AFB 4.5
03/23/1956, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Ed Jenkins                         70     70
Jack Veghte                        71     71
Bill Shelton                       73     73
Harry Shoemaker                    74     74
Dick Huff                          74     74
Bob Dunn                           75     75
Bob Shave                          75     75
Bob Shuman                         76     76

FLORIDA STATE 15.5, GEORGIA TECH 11.5
04/09/1956, ATLANTA, GA

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Ed Jenkins                         69     69
Bob Dunn                           69     69
Bill Shelton                       69     69
Bob Shuman                         73     73
Jack Veghte                        75     75
Bunk Berry                         76     76

FLORIDA STATE 16, ROLLINS COLLEGE 11
04/11/1956, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Ed Jenkins                         67     67
Jack Veghte                        71     71
Bob Dunn                           71     71
Bob Shave                          72     72
Bill Shelton                       73     73
Bob Shuman                         76     76

FLORIDA STATE 25.5, AUBURN 1.5
04/14/1956, AUBURN, AL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Bob Dunn                           71     71
Ed Jenkins                         71     71
Bill Shelton                       74     74
Harry Shoemaker                    75     75
Jack Veghte                        77     77
Bob Shuman                         78     78

FLORIDA STATE 15, FLORIDA 12
04/16/1956, GAINESVILLE, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Bob Dunn                           70     70
Ed Jenkins                         71     71
Bunk Berry                         72     72
Bill Shelton                       72     72
Harry Shoemaker                    72     72
Jack Veghte                        73     73

FLORIDA STATE 21.5, ROLLINS COLLEGE 14.4
04/21/1956, WINTER PARK, FL

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Total
=========================  =====  ====  =====
Jack Veghte                        70     70
Ed Jenkins                         71     71
Bunk Berry                         73     73
Bill Shelton                       74     74
Bob Dunn                           76     76
Bob Shave                          76     76
Harry Shoemaker                    77     77
Dick Huff                          77     77

FLORIDA AMATEUR
04/29/1956, April 26-29, 1956, Tallahassee, Fl

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Rnd2  Rnd3  Rnd4  Total
=========================  =====  ====  ====  ====  ====  =====
Bob Shave                    3t    70    70    71    77    288
Ed Jenkins                   5t    72    73    71    76    292
Bunk Berry                  12     73    76    73    79    301

SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE
05/05/1956, May 3-5, 1956, Athens, Ga

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Rnd2  Rnd3  Rnd4  Total
=========================  =====  ====  ====  ====  ====  =====
Bob Shave                    4t    76    70    75    71    292
Bob Dunn                     mc    79    74                153
Bill Shelton                 mc    81    72                153
Bunk Berry                   mc    77    76                153
Harry Shoemaker              mc    82    73                155
Jack Veghte                        74    77    73    74    298
Ed Jenkins                         73    78    76    74    301
Dick Huff                          74    77    82    76    309

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP, 5th place
06/26/1956, June 25-26, 1956, Columbus, Oh

Team championships are determined by four golfers from each school playing two rounds. The top 64 golfers then play match play as follows:

June 27, 1956
Ken Rodewald, Michigan State, beat Billy Shelton, 1 up, 19 holes
Robert Dunn, Jr beat Robert Richards, Kansas, 2 and 1.
Edwin Jenkins beat Ron Pawiacya, Southern California, 7 and 6.

June 28, 1956
Robert Dunn, Jr beat John Marschall, Iowa, 3 and 1.
Jerry Pittman, Southern Methodist, beat Edwin Jenkins, 3 and 2.

Rick Jones, Ohio State beat Robert Dunn, Jr, 4 and 3.

Name                       Place  Rnd1  Rnd2  Total
=========================  =====  ====  ====  =====
Bob Dunn                     2     77    69    146
Ed Jenkins                  11t    77    74    151
Bill Shelton                34t    77    76    153
Harry Shoemaker                    77    79    156
Jack Veghte                        76    83    159