Ellis Taylor

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Ellis held a record eight Delaware Amateur golf
championships, the first in 1947 and the last in 1963. Recognized as one of the top players in the east in his time, he won titles in an International Four-Ball at Mamaroneck, N.Y., in the Shawnee,
Pa Invitational, and in the Eastern States Inaugural at Wildwood, N.J. He received the DSGA award in 1970 for “Outstanding Achievements in Golf”.



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