Elam's Checker Board - August 1958

Article reporting on NC State Open in Hickory, NC - July 4,5, & 6, 1958 with 40 players participating in a Major and Minor Tournament.


Lowder was State Champion in 1952 and 1958

Elbert Lowder, Sanford, NC 1
Glenn Cole, High Point, NC 2
Ed Scheidt Chapel Hill, NC 3
Curtis Efird, Albemarle, NC 3
J.R. Lanier, Gastonia, NC 4
H.L. Horton, Asheville, NC 4

J.C Little of Oakboro 1
Johnnie Webster, Stoneville, NC age 16 2
Irs G. Shoaf, Winston-Salem, NC 3
Grover Swinney, Draper, NC 3

NCCA Officers elected for 1959:

Paul Beck, President
Elbert Lowder, Vice-President
Glenn Cole, Secretary-Treasurer


NC Open Champions