Who's who: William Campbell

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Who's who: William Campbell

  • Name:

    William Cammack "Bill" Campbell
  • Also known as:

    William C. Campbell
  • Country:

  • Lived:

    [1923-2013]. Born on May 5, 1923 in Huntington, West Virginia. Died on Aug 30, 2013 in Lewisburg, West Virginia (aged 90).
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Amateur golfer; President of the USGA; Capt of the R&A.
  • Turned Pro:


Roll of Honour

US Amateur champion (1964). Walker Cups (8): (1951, '53, '55, '57, '65, '67, '71, '75); Walker Cup Captain (1955). US Senior Amateur Champion (1979, '80). President USGA (1982, '83). Inducted in the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1990.

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World War II veteran, Campbell became the only golfer to have won both the US Amateur (1964) and US Senior Amateur (1979, '80) titles.

Top tournaments won by William Campbell



Winner (holder)

Campbell, William


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The US Amateur Championship (64th). Campbell (USA) beat Edgar Tutwiler (USA) by 1 hole in the final. [Canterbury GC, Beachwood, Ohio].

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