Looking back with Ralph: 1979
When Chris Perry won the 1979 Pine to Palm championship, he became only the second 17-year-old in history to win the title.
The first was Don Carman, formerly of Detroit Lakes, but who was living in Pasadena, Calif., when he won the championship in the sixth annual tournament held in 1936.
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