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Full name  Billy Joe Maxwell
Name  Billy Maxwell
Nationality  United States
Role  Golfer
PGA tour wins  7
Professional wins  10
Height  1.71 m
Turned professional  1954
Masters Tournament  T5: 1962
Weight  75 kg

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Born  July 23, 1929 (age 86) Abilene, Texas (1929-07-23)
College  North Texas State College
Former tour(s)  PGA Tour Champions Tour
Residence  Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Education  University of North Texas

Billy maxwell


Billy Joe Maxwell (born July 23, 1929) is an American professional golfer.

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Billy Maxwell 1958 Golfer Billy Maxwell at The Masters in Augusta Press Photo eBay

Maxwell was born in Abilene, Texas. He played college golf at North Texas State College and helped them win four consecutive NCAA Division I team championships (1949–1952). Maxwell also won the U.S. Amateur title in 1951. After an impressive amateur career, he served in the Army and turned pro in 1954.

Billy Maxwell 1962 Golfer Billy Maxwell With Wife Katherine Wins Trophy Press

Maxwell won seven times on the PGA Tour. 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. He resides in Jacksonville, Florida where, along with former PGA touring pro, Chris Blocker, he owns and operates Hyde Park Golf Club, a Donald Ross designed course.

Amateur wins

this list is probably incomplete
  • 1951 U.S. Amateur
  • 1953 Mexican Amateur
  • PGA Tour wins (7)

    PGA Tour playoff record (1–2)

    Other wins

    this list is probably incomplete

  • 1956 Mexican Open
  • 1961 Puerto Rico Open
  • 1973 Florida Open
  • Results timeline

    Amateur

    Professional

    Note: Maxwell never played in The Open Championship.
    DNP = Did not play
    WD = Withdrew
    "T" indicates a tie for a place
    R256, R128, R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in match play
    Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10

    Sources: Masters, U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur, PGA Championship, 1952 British Amateur

    Summary

  • Most consecutive cuts made – 14 (1963 Masters – 1971 PGA)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 2 (three times)
  • References

    Billy Maxwell Wikipedia


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