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Wesley Ellis, Jr. (January 27, 1932June 4, 1984) was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The 1950s were the decade that traditionally speaking, spanned the years 1950 through 1959. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ...


Ellis attended the University of Texas in Austin and was a member of the golf team from 19501952. He won the Massingill Trophy in 1950, and was the individual medalist at the Southwest Conference Championship in 1952.[1] The University of Texas System comprises fifteen educational institutions in Texas, of which nine are general academic universities, and six are health institutions. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: , Government County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Geographical characteristics Area     City 669. ... Golfer after swing. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Southwest Conference (SWC) was a college athletic conference in the United States, now defunct. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Ellis won three PGA Tour events. His first win came in 1958 at the Canadian Open. He won by one stroke over Jay Hebert at the Mayfair Golf and Country Club in Edmonton, Alberta. [2] His last win came in 1965 at the San Diego Open in a playoff against golf legend Billy Casper. Ellis had two top-10 finishes in major championships: a T-9 at the 1956 U.S. Open, and a T-8 at the 1966 U.S. Open. The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1904. ... Junius Joseph Jay Hebert (February 14, 1923 – May 25, 1997) was an American golfer. ... Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, situated in the north central region of the province, an area with some of the most fertile farm land on the prairies. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Billy Casper (b. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June, scheduled such that the final round is always played on the 3rd Sunday of that month. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June, scheduled such that the final round is always played on the 3rd Sunday of that month. ...


Ellis, like many pro golfers of his generation, earned his living primarily as a club pro. For many years he was the head pro at West Caldwell, New Jersey's Mountain Ridge Country Club, and lived in the neighboring town of Ridgewood. He died of kidney disease at the age of 52 at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, New Jersey. He left behind his wife, Marian, and their four children - three daughters and a son. Map of West Caldwell Township in Essex County West Caldwell is an upper-middle class township located in the West Essex area in northwestern Essex County, New Jersey. ... Map highlighting Ridgewoods location within Bergen County. ... Holy Name Hospital is a fully accredited, not-for-profit community hospital located in suburban Teaneck. ... Teaneck (pronounced ) is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey, and is a suburb of New York City. ...


PGA Tour wins

The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1904. ...

Other regular career wins

  • 1957 Metropolitan Open
  • 1961 New Jersey PGA Championship, Metropolitan Open
  • 1962 New Jersey PGA Championship
  • 1963 New Jersey Open, New Jersey PGA Championship, Metropolitan Open
  • 1964 New Jersey PGA Championship

References

  1. ^ texassports.com Longhorns in the Pros
  2. ^ Tournament history from Canadian Open's official site

External links

  • Obituary from New York Times archive

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