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Legendary West Virginia golfer dies

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The West Virginia Golf Association is reporting that legendary golfer William C. Campbell has died at the age of 90. Campbell was born in Huntington, West Virginia. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and graduated Princeton University in 1947 with a degree in History. In his amateur golfing career, Campbell played in 37 U.S. Amateurs,including 33 consecutively from 1941–77, and won the event in 1964. He won three West Virginia Opens, four North and South Amateurs, and fifteen West Virginia Amateur titles. He won the U.S. Senior Amateur in 1979 and 1980 (medalist in 1979, 1980, and 1984), and finished 2nd overall in the 1980 U.S. Senior Open