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Ripley Vaughn today (lower right image) is a senior account executive who may take a stab at the Senior Tour. In high school, Rip Vaughn won four straight high school championships, something no one else in Arizona has done.

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Whatever Happened To... Rip Vaughn

Camp Verde phenom Rip Vaughn was the most dominant high school golfer in Arizona history

He shot an 82 the first day. Not bad for a high school freshman in the pressure of a state golf tournament. Good enough to help his team but not enough to have hopes of winning.A ringing 71 the second day, however, propelled him past the field at the Village of Oak Creek's golf course and into a tie for first place. After the afternoon playoff, Ripley Vaughn was the ABC state medalist and Camp Verde High School had thumped Willcox by 25 strokes to take the 1974 team title.