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Larry Beck

Born: Aug 12, 1939

Nationality: United States

Larry Beck

Date of Birth : Aug 12, 1939

Larry Beck is an American professional golfer from Kinston, North Carolina. At age 17, he won the 1957 U.S. Junior Amateur, beating Jack Nicklaus 4 and 3 in the third round of match play. As a professional, he competed in the 1964 U.S. Open and the 1966 PGA Championship. Beck is a PGA Life Member who has developed and renovated golf facilities as well as instructing, and managing facilities as a pro in several locations in the Carolinas. "Heads Up Golf" instruction principles are his creation which gives students a good understanding of how position, balance and energy maximize their performance. Beck was with Whispering Pines as teaching professional for 15 years where he created and conducted the first of its kind, Junior Golf Camp in the U.S. in 1966. He was head golf professional and instructor at a number of club operations. He received his education through golf scholarships at Wake Forest University and the University of Houston with a major in Elementary Education.

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