Edward “Porky” Oliver

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Ed came up through the caddy ranks in Delaware and twice won the “Caddy” title of the Philadelphia District. His victories included the Phoenix Open, Tacoma Open, Houston Classic, Jamaica Open,
Western Open, Crosby Invitational and the St. Paul Open. He was runner-up at the 1952 Masters and was Ryder Cup member 1947-51-53 and captain 1961. Ed equaled the Masters tournament record that stood
for 19 years.  In the 1941 Western Open he won with a 275 as Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson tied for 2nd with a 278.



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