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News & Tours

This is the letter Augusta National used to send to people they didn't want playing in the Masters

Dave Shedloski recounts an interesting story in this week's Golf World about Billy Casper, and a letter he once received from Augusta National asking him to -- politely -- stop playing in the Masters.Casper hadn't...
Monday, 4/6/2015 at 8:43AM
My Usual Game

Golf in Morocco: The King and Billy Casper

The Hassan II Trophy, held last month in Morocco, was named for the man who ruled that country from 1961 until his death, in 1999 -- as I wrote in my previous post. Shortly after...
Monday, 4/6/2015 at 1:46AM
Throwback Thursday

How Billy Casper earned his good-guy reputation

The wide shadow of Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player not only covered the great playing career of the Hall of Famer Billy Casper, who died Feb. 7 at age 83, it did little...
Thursday, 2/12/2015 at 1:12PM
The Grind

The Grind: Tiger limps off, the Shark turns 60, golfers invade the modeling world, and 'Woz' wows in a swimsuit

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we're less pleased with how last week went than Kanye West was with the end of the Grammys. In five days, the golf world lost two legends...
Tuesday, 2/10/2015 at 11:16AM
Stats

7 numbers that tell just how great Billy Casper was

Billy Casper died on Saturday, rightfully setting off a series of tributes to a great champion and person. Stringing all those stories together was the sentiment that Casper was underrated as a golfer. At some...
Monday, 2/9/2015 at 11:59AM
News & Tours

Billy Casper inspired one of the best letters ever to appear in Golf Digest

Since his passing on Saturday night, you may have heard about Billy Casper's remarkable playing record -- 51 PGA Tour wins, two U.S. Opens, and a Masters title. You may also know that Casper was...
Sunday, 2/8/2015 at 4:54PM

Billy Casper: Pictures Of A Winner

Looking back at a champion
February 2015
News & Tours

If his career was underappreciated, Billy Casper didn't seem to hold any grudges

Statistics are the simplest way to measure the legacy of Billy Casper, who died Saturday evening at age 83 in Utah. During his impressive playing career, the San Diego native amassed 51 PGA Tour...
Saturday, 2/7/2015 at 10:18PM
Golf & Business

You probably don't know who the most powerful person in golf is (sorry Donald, it's not you)

Golf Inc. magazine has come out with its annual ranking of "The Most Powerful People In Golf", which, it should be noted, will not be confused with a ranking of the most famous people in...
Monday, 10/13/2014 at 1:00PM
News & Tours

Billy Casper out of hospital after fainting at Augusta National

By Dave Shedloski AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Former Masters champion Billy Casper was hospitalized Wednesday night after fainting at Augusta National Golf Club. Casper, 82, who won the 1970 Masters by beating Gene Littler in...
Thursday, 4/10/2014 at 7:45PM
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