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Bob Casper said his father died quickly and peacefully with wife Shirley at his bedside. They had been married 62 years. Casper passed out in the clubhouse at the Masters last year, had work on his heart and recovered from a bout of pneumonia over Thanksgiving that kept him hospitalized for a month.
His son said Casper was going to cardio rehab for the last four months and was doing well until he started to feel badly in the last week.
In any other era, Casper might have commanded more attention than he did. His three major championships include the U. He rallied from a seven-shot deficit on the back nine at Olympic Club to tie Palmer, and beat him in an hole playoff.
Casper also won the U. Open at Winged Foot and the Masters. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in He was overshadowed by the "Big Three" — Palmer, Nicklaus and Gary Player, whose rivalry sparked a revival in golf in that era.
Casper was a genius with the short game, considered one of the best putters in golf. When he won the U. Open at Winged Foot, he purposely laid up on the par-3 third hole all four rounds and got up-and-down for par each day.
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Billy had tremendous confidence. He just believed in himself. More than golf, Casper was devoted to family.
He had 11 children, six of them adopted, and he is survived by 71 grandchildren and great grandchildren. He became a Mormon just as his career was taking off. And he never asked for anything in return. I never beat him as a teenager," Casper told Golf Digest in a interview.
I had such a tie with my eyes and my hands. I could look at a telephone pole 40 yards away, take out a 7-iron and hit it 10 times in a row.
I had something special. And somehow, I really understood the game, all without having a lot of guidance. He won the Vardon Trophy for the lowest scoring average five times and still holds the American record in the Ryder Cup for most points.
He played on eight teams and was the winning captain in This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. View All 78 Entries Guest Book Highlights "What a great honor and privelege it was to have known this great man, as well as his entire beautiful family.
Growing up in Bonita, attending many memorable firesides, hanging out with Billy Jr in Sunday School, and just knowing what a great Casper at Augusta last year and he talked with us like he knew us.
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