skip navigation

Billy Joe Patton 1967

Outstanding amateur golfer. Almost won 1954 Masters, leading most of final round. Finished third, losing by one stroke. Member of five Walker Cup teams, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1963, 1965; captain of 1969 team. Winner of numerous amateur tournaments. Long but wild hitter. Famous for fast swing. Graduate of Wake Forest. Born in Morganton, 1922.

 

 

 

 

 


North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame's website is hosted by SportsEngine. All online payments or electronic forms on our website will be processed through SportsEngine's secure server. Click their logo below for more information on SportsEngine.