Billy Casper

1:40pm

Thu July 5, 2012
Sports

WEB EXCLUSIVE: An interview with Hall of Fame golfer Billy Casper

Billy Casper during his US Open win at San Francisco's Olympic Club - from his book "The Big Three and Me"

Golf hall-of-famer Billy Casper reflects upon his career, golfers over the generations, and what has shaped his game and life, in this conversation with KALW's Ben Trefny.

3:11pm

Tue June 12, 2012
SPORTS

Billy Casper and the game of golf

Billy Casper's new book “The Big Three and Me” is about golfing in the time of Gary Player, Arnold Palmer, and Jack Nicklaus. Casper won  51 PGA tournaments altogether, including the Masters and another US Open. He’s now in the World Golf Hall of Fame. Heady stuff for a kid who grew up poor and moved from place to place with parents who weren’t around much to take care of him. But Billy Casper found the game of golf, and in the process he found a gift.

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