Babe Hiskey

Bryant "Babe" Hiskey (born November 21, 1938) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour.

Babe Hiskey
Personal information
Full nameBryant Hiskey
Born (1938-11-21) November 21, 1938 (age 82)
Burley, Idaho
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
Nationality United States
ResidenceGalveston, Texas
Career
CollegeUniversity of Houston
Turned professional1961
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins6
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour3
Other3
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT17: 1973
PGA ChampionshipT40: 1971
U.S. Open53rd: 1964
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 1989

Hiskey was born in Burley, Idaho. He won the Idaho Amateur three times.[1] He attended the University of Houston and was a member of the golf team. He turned professional in 1961.

In 1970, Hiskey won the Sahara Invitational by one stroke over Miller Barber, Terry Dill and Bob Goalby.[2]

After turning 50, Hiskey played on the Senior PGA Tour (now Champions Tour). His best finish was second place at the 1995 First of America Classic.

Hiskey's brother, Jim and his nephew, Paul are also professional golfers. After retiring as a touring professional, he worked as a golf course architect. His designs include Highland Golf Course in Pocatello, Idaho. He lives in Galveston, Texas.

Amateur winsEdit

  • 1956 Idaho Amateur
  • 1960 Idaho Amateur
  • 1961 Idaho Amateur
  • 1962 Utah State Amateur

Professional wins (6)Edit

PGA Tour wins (3)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Nov 28, 1965 Cajun Classic Open Invitational −13 (68-69-71-67=275) Playoff   Dudley Wysong
2 Nov 1, 1970 Sahara Invitational −12 (70-70-65-71=276) 1 stroke   Miller Barber,   Terry Dill,
  Bob Goalby
3 Jul 30, 1972 National Team Championship
(with   Kermit Zarley)
−22 (67-63-66-66=262) 3 strokes   Grier Jones and   Johnny Miller

PGA Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1965 Cajun Classic Open Invitational   Dudley Wysong Won with birdie on second extra hole

Other wins (3)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IGA Men's Amateur Past Champions" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2010-01-07.
  2. ^ "Today in Golf History: November 1". Golfonline. Archived from the original on 2007-10-11. Retrieved 2007-11-30.

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