Bronson Burgoon

Texas A&M golfer Bronson Burgoon.

May 30, 2009: Texas A&M won its first national golf championship on an improbable shot by Bronson Burgoon on the 18th hole during match play.

After splitting the first four matches with No. 2 Arizona State in the championship, Burgoon was matched up with Andrew Landry to decide the title.

Burgoon led Landry by four strokes heading into the 14th hole, but bogeyed the next four holes to tie the match. The final hole didn't begin much better with Burgoon sending his tee shot into the rough, and Landry's approach landing just short of the green.

Burgoon sent a 125-yard shot onto the green, about 20 feet from the cup, which rolled down and into the hole for birdie. Landry missed his 35-foot birdie putt and the Aggies took the crown.

May 30, 1881: Ernest K. Langford, former head of A&M's architecture department, was born.

Langford, class of 1913, was department head from 1929 until 1956. He also stands as College Station's longest-tenured mayor, serving from 1942 through 1965. His involvement in helping the city get incorporated in 1938 helped him to earn the nickname "the father of College Station."

On campus, the Langford Architecture Center is named for him.

May 30, 1929: Jarvis Miller, A&M's 18th president, was born in Orange Grove.

Miller, class of 1950, served as president from Aug. 1, 1977, until July 10, 1980. He was the director of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service when he was elected.

May 30, 2013: Reveille VII died after undergoing emergency surgery and suffering a respiratory complication. She was 12 years old.

Reveille VII debuted as A&M's mascot in February 2001 and served through August 2008. Several times during her tenure as the First Lady of Aggieland, she had to attend obedience school because of excessive barking.

She also attended George W. Bush's second presidential inauguration.

After retiring, "Rev Sev" spent the rest of her days in College Station with Paul and Tina Gardner.

Her memorial service was held Sept. 6, 2013 at Reed Arena.

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