Billy Joe Maxwell (born July 23, 1929 in Abilene, Texas) is an American golfer. He won seven times on the PGA Tour after an impressive amateur career. He played college golf at North Texas State College and helped them win four consecutive NCAA Division I team championships (1949-1952). The also won the U.S. Amateur title in 1951. After college he served in the Army and turned pro in 1954. He also played on the 1963 Ryder Cup team and was elected to the Texas Golf Hall of Fame. He has a twin brother, Bobby, who was also a golfer. July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: The Friendly Frontier Official website: http://www. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport 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. ... The University of North Texas (informally UNT or North Texas), is a public university located in Denton, Texas. ... The NCAA Division I Mens Golf Championships, which is played in late May or early June, is the top annual competition in U.S. mens collegiate golf. ... The U.S. Amateur Championship is the leading annual golf tournament in the United States for male amateur golfers. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...
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