Labron Harris (1994)

Induction Sponsored by
The Oklahoman, KFOR TV
Liberty National Bank, S.W. Medical Center

Labron Harris, Sr., was Oklahoma State University’s golf coach from 1946-1973. In his first year, with mostly walk-ons, OSU won the Missouri Valley Conference title by 30 strokes. The following year the team won the conference by 103 strokes and took second in the NCAA tournament. In his 27 years at the helm, the OSU golf team won almost 85% of their dual matches, brought home 24 Missouri Valley and Big Eight titles, finished in the top five of the NCAA tournament 19 times and won the national championship in 1963. His teams also produced two NCAA individual champions and 27 All-Americans.  Harris also personally won over 150 tournaments, including open championships in Oklahoma, Colorado, Iowa and Wyoming.