Death of Billy Casper

February 7, 2015
San Diego, California

Prolific PGA Tour winner dies at 83
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By DOUG FERGUSON, The Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Billy Casper, one of the most prolific winners on the PGA Tour who was overshadowed at the height of his career by the "Big Three," died of a heart attack Saturday at his home in Utah. He was 83.

Bob Casper said his father died quickly and peacefully with wife Shirley at his bedside. They had been married 62 years.

Casper passed out in the clubhouse at the Masters last year, had work on his heart and recovered from a...

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