A Korean war veteran, he entered HSU after a tour of duty in the Air Force. Set the collegiate record of 66 at Border Olympics in 1957. He won every match played in 1957. Set 9 hole course record of 28 in an Abilene tournament at Maxwell course in 1959. Set a 9 hole course record of 30 in a tournament at Graham, Texas in 1959. He earned his PGA tour card in 1962 and played on the professional tour for two years.