Casper in 2008
|Full name||William Earl Casper, Jr.|
|Born||June 24, 1931|
San Diego, California, U.S.
|Died||February 7, 2015 (aged 83)|
Springville, Utah, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13.9 st)|
|Spouse||Shirley Casper (m. 1952)|
|College||University of Notre Dame|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|PGA Tour||51 (7th all time)|
|Best results in Major Championships|
|The Masters Tournament||Won: 1970|
|U.S. Open||Won: 1959, 1966|
|The Open Championship||4th: 1968|
|PGA Championship||2nd/T2: 1958, 1965, 1971|
|Achievements and awards|
|World Golf Hall of Fame||1978 (member page)|
|PGA Player of the Year||1966, 1970|
leading money winner
|Vardon Trophy||1960, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968|
William Earl Casper, Jr. (June 24, 1931 – February 7, 2015) was an American professional golfer. He was one of the most prolific tournament winners on the PGA Tour from the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s.
References[change | change source]
- "Billy Casper passes away at age 83". PGA Tour. February 8, 2015.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Billy Casper at Wikimedia Commons