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Miller Barber

Miller Barber Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1931
Place of Birth Shreveport, Louisiana
Death day June 11, 2013 (82 years old)
Zodiac Sign Aries
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Miller Westford Barber, Jr is an American professional golfer who achieved considerable success on the PGA Tour in the 1960s and 1970s, and the degree of success was greatest on the Senior PGA Tour in the 1980s

Full name Miller Westford Barber, Jr.
Nickname Mr. X
Born March 31, 1931, Shreveport, Louisiana
Died June 11, 2013, Scottsdale, Arizona
College University of Arkansas
Turned professional 1958
Former tour(s) PGA Tour, Champions Tour
Professional wins 43
PGA Tour 11
PGA Tour Champions 24 (6th all time)
Other 1 (regular), 7 (senior)
Masters Tournament 7th: 1969
U.S. Open 6th/T6: 1969, 1970
The Open Championship 10th: 1969
PGA Championship T4: 1971

About Miller Barber

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

Miller Barber before fame

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

Achievement of Miller Barber

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.

Miller Barber family life

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

Associations of Miller Barber

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

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Miller Barber

  • Men's Arkansas Razorbacks
  • Louisiana golfer
  • Winner of major premium golf championships
  • Sports athletes in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Rivals for the Ryder Cup for the United States

Latest information about Miller Barber updated on June 14 2021.

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