Labron Harris

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Labron E. Harris (November 26, 1908 – August 14, 1995) was an American professional golfer and golf coach at Oklahoma State University from 1947 to 1973. He coached Oklahoma State to 24 Missouri Valley and Big 8 Conference championships and the 1963 NCAA Division I Golf Championship. He coached 27 All-Americans and two NCAA champions, Earl Moeller in 1953 and Grier Jones in 1968.

Harris also was the architect of Lakeside Golf Course in 1945. Lakeside served as the home golf course and training facility for the Oklahoma State University golf teams for almost 50 years. Harris was the head golf professional from 1945 to his retirement in 1973.

Harris was inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame in 1994.[1]

His son, Labron Harris, Jr., is a professional golfer who won on the PGA Tour.

Coaching victories[edit]

  • Big Eight Conference (15) 1958-59-60-61-62-63-64-65-66-67-69-70-71-72-73
  • Missouri Valley Conference (9) 1947-48-49-50-51-52-53-54-55
  • Oklahoma Intercollegiate (13) 1960-61-62-64-65-66-67-68-69-70-71-72-73
  • Cowboy Invitational (4) 1970-71-72-73
  • OU Sooner Invitational (3) 1970-72-73
  • Wichita State Invitational (3) 1970-72-73
  • Pan American Invitational (1) 1954
  • NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships (1) 1963
  • All-American Intercollegiate (1) 1964
  • Pikes Peak Intercollegiate (1) 1964
  • Midwestern Collegiate (1) 1970
  • Kansas Invitational (1) 1970
  • Kansas State Invitational (1) 1970
  • Tulsa Invitational (1) 1971
  • Morris Williams Intercollegiate (1) 1971
  • All College (1) 1972
  • Big Eight Fall Invitational (1) 1972

Tournament wins[edit]

this list is incomplete

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