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Encyclopedia > William C. Campbell

William Cammack "Bill" Campbell, often known as William C. Campbell, is an American amateur golfer and two-time President of the United States Golf Association (USGA). He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1990. This list of golf players, known as golfers includes the most notable players of the sport, who are almost exclusively professionals in the sport. ... The logo of the USGA The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico. ... The World Golf Hall of Fame [1] is located in St. ...


Campbell was born on May 23, 1923 in Huntington, West Virginia. He served in the US Army during World War II, and graduated from Princeton University in 1947 with a degree in history. May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Huntington is a city located in the U.S. State of West Virginia along the Ohio River. ... Combatants Allies: Soviet Union United States United Kingdom and others Axis Powers: Germany Japan Italy and others Commanders Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Harry S. Truman Winston Churchill Adolf Hitler Hideki Tojo Benito Mussolini Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000,000 Total dead: 50,000,000 Military... Princeton University is a coeducational private university located in Princeton, New Jersey. ...


In his amateur golfing career, Campbell played in 37 U.S. Amateur Championships, including 33 consecutively from 1941-77, and won the event in 1964. He played on eight Walker Cup teams from 1951 to 1975, captaining the 1955 team, and finished with an overall record of 11-4-3 (7-0-1 in singles matches). He was runner-up in the 1954 British Amateur, and won three West Virginia Opens, four North and South Amateurs, and fifteen West Virginia Amateur titles. He won the U.S. Senior Amateur in 1979 and 1980 (medalist in 1979, 1980, and 1984), and finished 2nd overall in the 1980 U.S. Senior Open. The U.S. Amateur Championship is the leading annual golf tournament in the United States for male amateur golfers. ... The Walker Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in odd numbered years between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States and Great Britain and Ireland (in political terms the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland). ... The Amateur Championship is a golf tournament which is held in the United Kingdom. ... The U.S. Senior Open is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ...


Campbell served on the Executive Committee of the USGA from 1962-1965, and again from 1977-1984.  He was the treasurer in 1978-1979, vice-president in 1980-1981, then served as president in 1982 and 1983. In 1987, he was named Captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, just the third American to hold that post, becoming the first person to head both of golf's main governing bodies. The clubhouse of the R&A. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is the one of the oldest golf clubs in the world, the oldest being the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers at Muirfield. ...


In 1956, Campbell was awarded the Bob Jones Award, the USGA's highest honor. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1990. The Bob Jones Award is the highest honor given by the United States Golf Association in recognition of distinguished sportsmanship in golf. ... The World Golf Hall of Fame [1] is located in St. ...


Amateur wins

  • 1941 Eastern Interscholastic Champion
  • 1943 Eastern Intercollegiate Champion
  • 1946 Eastern Intercollegiate Champion
  • 1948 Tam O'Shanter World Amateur
  • 1949 Tam O'Shanter World Amateur
  • 1950 West Virginia Open
  • 1953 West Virginia Open
  • 1955 West Virginia Open
  • 1956 Mexican Amateur
  • 1964 U.S. Amateur
  • 1967 Ontario Amateur
  • 1979 U.S. Senior Amateur
  • 1980 U.S. Senior Amateur

The U.S. Amateur Championship is the leading annual golf tournament in the United States for male amateur golfers. ...

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