Played January 29 - February 1, 1948 at El Rio Golf and Country Club
First round leader: Dave Douglas shot 63.
Second round leader: Skip Alexander with 130.
Third round leader: Bobby Locke at 199.
Skip Alexander's winning total of 16-under-par 264 tied the 72-hole course record.
Skip Alexander eagled the final hole to win by one shot.
In 1950, Stewart "Skip" Alexander was the lone survivor of a plane crash in which his hands were severely burned. After 17 operations, he returned to help the United States win the 1951 Ryder Cup. He won the Ben Hogan Trophy for handicapped golfers in 1959.
Local pro Dell Urich, after whom a golf course in Tucson is named, made a hole-in-one and the par-3 8th hole
Bill Nary shot a 61 during a Tuesday practice round.
There was another qualifying round played at Randolph on Tuesday.
The Wednesday pro-am was cancelled due to high winds. There were gusts to 46 mph.
Film star Clark Gable attended as a spectator.
Roberto De Vicenzo, the Hall of Fame golfer from Argentina, played but failed to make the cut.