1974 Pipeline Masters

"Crawford Top 'Dog' in Hawaiian Masters," by Chip Davey, Honolulu Advertiser, Dec 8, 1974

There was a dogfight on the beach at Pipeline while the Hawaiian Masters was waiting to get underway yesterday. In a sense, it was symbolic of what was to follow.

Twenty-two-year-old Jeff Crawford edged out Rory Russell by one point for the “goofyfooters” (right foot forward) championship in the six-to-eight-foot lefts at Pipeline.

“It was the easiest $200 I ever made,” laughed Russell, who is conside...