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Catalog Number 2009.030.005
Description Plaque commemorating George Archer of San Mateo High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 31, 1994. Plaque includes image of Archer and a brief biography: "George Archer, a San Mateo High School graduate, has had a long and highly successful professional golf career since choosing that sport over basketball in the 1950s. Through May 1, 1994, Archer had won 30 pro tournaments and a total of $5 million in prizes. In 1969, he won The Masters and the Bing Crosby National at Pebble Beach, and in 1993, he captured four Senior Tour titles and nearly $1 million in earnings."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title George Archer Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 31, 1994
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially hand-crafted hand-rubbed wood plaques offer you a quality product for rock bottom prices / Alpine / Awards / Inc." (black, green and white sticker on back complete with locations and addresses)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Golf
San Mateo High School
Archer, George
Subjects Awards
Sports
Golf
Golfers
People Archer, George