Wiffi Smith, 23-year-old freckle-faced golfer from St. Clair, Mich., who won British Women's Amateur Open in 1956, defeated her professional rivals in Columbus, Ga., Women's Open with score of 298 for 72 holes.
Mike Rummerfield, 10, of Tulsa, swam anchor man for YMCA Aquatic Club which set national records in 200-yard medley and 200-yard freestyle for boys 10-and-under in AAU meet in Bartlesville, Okla.
Peter Daland, 38, swimming coach at USC, saw his team first take NCAA indoor title at Dallas, on following weekend successfully defend its AAU indoor title at New Haven, Conn. (see page 16).
Dennis McCullough, 16-year-old A student at Dollar Bay, Mich. high school, was voted MVP after he scored 10 goals and 7 assists to lead school to National Midget Hockey championship at Colorado Springs, Colo.
April 11, 1960
Tan Joe Hok, 21-year-old Indonesian who is pre-medical student at Baylor University, defeated Chareon Wattanasin of Thailand 15-6, 15-8, to retain U.S. Badminton Open Championship at Hillside, Ill.
Egon Quittner, 59-year-old textile manufacturer from Rydal, Pa., shot par 71 to defeat J. Walcott Brown of Sea Girt, N.J., 2 up to take American Seniors Golf Association championship held at St. Augustine, Fla.
Hirsch Jacobs, 55, of New York, started training horses in 1926, became first trainer whose Thoroughbreds have won 3,000 races after Willie Shoemaker rode his horse Blue Waters home to win at Aqueduct.