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Encyclopedia > Bill Mehlhorn

William Earl Mehlhorn (December 2, 1898 - April 5, 1989) was an American golfer who played on the PGA Tour in its early days, and was at his best in the 1920s. He was from Texas. He often wore cowboy hats on the course and was nicknamed "Wild Bill". He won 20 times on the PGA Tour, but did not win a major championship. Only a handful of golfers have won more often on the PGA Tour without claiming a major. His game was undermined by problems with putting: the yips. December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... Official language(s) See: Languages of Texas Capital Largest city Austin Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... People who inhabit a mesa in the far southwest corner of the Winkie Country located in the Land of Oz. ...

PGA Tour wins

  • 1923 (2) Texas Open, Oklahoma Open Championship
  • 1924 (1) Western Open
  • 1926 (5) Long Beach Open, South Central Open, South Florida Open Championship, Santa Clara Valley Open, San Jose Open
  • 1927 (1) San Jose Open
  • 1928 (6) Long Beach Open (tie with Leo Diegel), Texas Open, Richmond Open, Montauk Open, Westchester Open, Hawaiian Open
  • 1929 (4) El Paso Open, Texas Open, South Central Open, Metropolitan Open
  • 1930 (1) La Gorce Open

The Western Open is the second oldest professional golf tournament in the United States after the U.S. Open. ... Leo Diegel (April 27, 1899-May 5, 1951) is a prominent golfer of the 1920s and early 1930s who won 29 PGA circuit events, and was a four-time winner of the Canadian Open (1924-25, 1928-29). ... The Valero Texas Open is an official tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Valero Texas Open is an official tournament on the PGA Tour. ...

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