Billy Casper was born William Earl Casper Jr. in 1931 in San Diego California. His father introduced them to golf at the age of five. Casper became a professional golfer and 1955. In 1958, he had won the Bing Crosby tournament, the New Orleans Open, the Buick Open, and a Havana Invitational. The following Year 1959 he won the most sought after title by capturing the U.S. Open. In 1970, Billy Casper won the Masters Tournament at Agusta, Georgia. In the 1960's and '70's Billy Casper was one of golf's leading money-winners.