Casper caddied during his youth at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, and spent one semester at the University of Notre Dame on a golf scholarship. He became a professional golfer in 1954 and went on to win 51 PGA Tour events and played on eight U.S. Ryder Cup teams.
After his professional career, Casper became a designer of golf courses, and his management company, Billy Casper Golf, is now the second-largest operator of golf courses in the United States.
Billy Casper, Golf Legend from Chula Vista, Dies at 83 was last modified: February 8th, 2015 by Chris Jennewein
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