Babe Hiskey

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Babe Hiskey
Personal information
Full name Bryant Hiskey
Born (1938-11-21) November 21, 1938 (age 78)
Burley, Idaho
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Galveston, Texas
College University of Houston
Turned professional 1961
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 6
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 3
Other 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T17: 1973
U.S. Open 53rd: 1964
The Open Championship CUT: 1989
PGA Championship T40: 1971

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

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 wins[edit]

  • 1956 Idaho Amateur
  • 1960 Idaho Amateur
  • 1961 Idaho Amateur

Professional wins[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 United States Dudley Wysong
2 Nov 1, 1970 Sahara Invitational −12 (70-70-65-71=276) 1 stroke United States Miller Barber, United States Terry Dill, United States Bob Goalby
3 Jul 30, 1972 National Team Championship
(with Kermit Zarley)[3][4]
−22 (67-63-66-66=262) 3 strokes United States Grier Jones & United States Johnny Miller

PGA Tour playoff record (1–0)

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

Other wins[edit]


  1. ^ IGA Men's Amateur Past Champions
  2. ^ "Today in Golf History: November 1". Golfonline. 
  3. ^ "Just in ...". Golf World. Vol. 66 no. 10. September 17, 2012. p. 15. The victory totals for four former PGA Tour players have been increased after the tour determined they were not credited with winning the 1968 and 1972 National Team Championship ... Hiskey and Zarley now have three wins, Archer 13 and Nichols 12. 
  4. ^ "Zarley-Hiskey Win Team Championship". Observer–Reporter. Washington, Pennsylvania. AP. July 31, 1972. p. B-5. Retrieved October 26, 2012. 

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