|— Golfer —|
|Nickname||Wallace William Ulrich|
March 12, 1921|
|Died||April 7, 1995
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in Major Championships
|U.S. Open||CUT: 1946, 1950-51, 1953-55|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||T9: 1953, 1955|
Ulrich was born in Iowa and raised in Austin, Minnesota. He attended Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota where he was a member of the golf team. He won the 1943 NCAA championship; however, his college career was interrupted by service in the Marine Corps during World War II. Ulrich returned to Carleton after the war.
Ulrich won the Mexican Amateur in 1945. In 1946 and 1947, he won the Minnesota State Open as an amateur. He turned pro and joined the PGA Tour in 1948. His only tour win was the 1954 Kansas City Open. That same year, he became the fourth player in PGA Tour history to shoot a 60 when he had nines of 29-31 during the second round of the Virginia Beach Open. He went on to finish ninth at the event at Cavalier Yacht and Country Club.
- 1939 Minnesota State Junior Championship
- 1942 Albert Lea Shortstop
- 1943 NCAA Championship
- 1945 Mexican Amateur
- 1947 Midwest Conference Individual Champion
PGA Tour wins
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runner(s)-up|
|1||Aug 1, 1954||Kansas City Open||–24 (69-66-67-66=268)||2 strokes||Gene Littler, Lloyd Mangrum|
- 1946 Minnesota State Open (as an amateur)
- 1947 Minnesota State Open (as an amateur)
- 1950 Waterloo Open
- 1951 Minnesota State Open
- 1955 Minnesota State Open
- 1957 Iowa Open, Minnesota PGA
- 1959 Soldier's Field Pro-Am
- "Wally W. Ulrich obituary". Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio). April 9, 1995. p. B11.
- Gregg Wong (May 21, 1995). "Ulrich Was No Fair-Weather Golfer". St. Paul Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minnesota). p. 14C.
- "Bio on Carleton College Hall of Fame". Retrieved May 30, 2009.
- The Development of Mexican Golf - Mexican Amateur Champions