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Sad News - HOF Bill Hensley Passes Away

By John Dell, Winston-Salem Journal, 03/13/22, 10:15AM EDT

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Bill Hensley, one of the best promoters of golf in the state of North Carolina, has died at the age of 96

Bill Hensley never pretended to be a very good golfer, but nobody promoted the game in North Carolina better than he did.

Hensley, 96, died on Friday in Charlotte after a brief illness, according to his son, Bruce.

He was a 1950 graduate of Wake Forest and is in the school’s hall of fame thanks to the time early in his career when he was the school’s first sports information director. He was the sports information director during Wake Forest’s run to the College World Series title in 1955.

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