Miller Barber

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Birthday
31, 1931
Birthplace
Shreveport, LA
Death Date
Jun 11, 2013 (82)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
31, 1931
Birthplace
Shreveport, LA
Death Date
Jun 11, 2013 (82)

About

Winner of 11 PGA Tours who received a mysterious nickname, Mr.X, for equally mysterious reasons.

Before Fame

He turned pro four years after graduation from the University of Arkansas.

Trivia

His nickname had a few different explanations for its origin: the first was it came from his long drives that outdistanced just about everybody else, while the other claims it came from his reputation as a ladies' man.

Family Life

He was a noted bachelor and didn't settle down to marry until age 39. He had two sons: Richard and Larry.

Associated With

He was known for his unorthodox swing, but like Jim Furyk, he achieved a lot of success with it.