Harry C. Melges
Jr., Lake Geneva, Wis., Scow skipper, went south to Houston for North American
sailing championship, returned with title after beating Warner Wilcox of New
Rochelle, N.Y., by � point.
pert 16-year-old tennis whiz from Missoula, showed unusual stamina in the
Montana Open tennis finals, won women's and junior singles, women's and junior
doubles, Great Falls, Mont.
Jim Turnesa, 46,
one of seven golfing Turnesa brothers and winner of the 1952 PGA championship,
claimed his first tournament victory in three years with a 286 for 72 holes in
Metropolitan Open at Woodmere, N.Y.
winner of the Indianapolis "500" last May, took his first National
big-car racing championship in 14 years of competition when he whizzed in first
in the Hoosier 100-mile race at Indianapolis.
James C. Crang,
32, Toronto architect who skippered his first six-meter in 1953, sailed in
first in three out of the four 12-mile races on Long Island Sound to capture
the North American six-meter sailing title.
Frank Chapot rode
Eleonora Sears' Diamant to victories in the Professional Horseman's Assn.
trophy and Federation Equestre Internationale fault-and-out class at Piping
Rock Horse Show at Locust Valley, N.Y.
Tewksbury, of Clearwater, Fla., carefully rolling a three-pound, five-inch
sphere over the velvet smooth lawn at Whitefield, N.H., successfully defended
his American Lawn Bowling singles title.