Former USGA Champion Passes Away


USGALongtime amateur great William Bill Hyndman III passed away on Thursday, Sept. 6, of Parkinsons disease.
Known as one of Philadelphias best amateur golfers from some 60 years, Hyndman was the USGA Senior Amateur champion in 1973 and 1983.
He was also a five-time Walker Cup member, playing in 57, 59, 61, 69 and 71.
Famous for his long, athletic swing, Hyndman spent his career in the insurance business, but became ill in the late months of 98. In his last years, he was under the care of home nursing.
Hyndman was 85 and is survived by his wife of 64 years, Virginia Keevill, three children, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
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