Judy Eller, 19, of Old Hickory, Tenn., the youngest golfer on America's Curtis Cup team which will play in England late this month, successfully defended her Southern Amateur title at New Orleans by defeating Jackie Higgins of New Orleans 6 and 4.
Jerry Dyes, 18, of Northeast Louisiana State, after only one month of practice gave encouraging showing in Olympic event in which U.S. is usually weak when he soared 50 feet 2¾ inches in hop, step and jump in Southern AAU championships.
Colleen O'Connor, 21, University of Texas student, for second year in row was high point scorer (including 50-yard dash in 6.3) in Baylor Girls Olympics at Waco, where her college won permanent possession of trophy with its third straight victory.
Jay Arnette, 21, member of 1960 U.S. Olympic basketball team, helped his college, University of Texas, clinch its 33rd Southwest Conference baseball title by hitting one home run, two doubles and two singles in two-game victory over SMU at Dallas.
May 22, 1960
Burton Ross Jr., 31, marine supply salesman from Spokane, streaked across the one-kilometer course on Lake Washington at 115.55 mph in 14-foot, Ted Jones-designed hydroplane, broke Hugh Entrop's month-old record for unlimited outboards.
Max Truex, former Olympian from Southern Cal and one of U.S.'s top distance runners, broke his own American 5,000-meter record when he galloped distance in 14:03.6 for victory in annual San Jose All Comers meet at Sunnyvale, Calif.