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Eddie Hamant First UD Golf Captain

From the pages of the Tommy Frolic UD 1931

Eddie Hamant played on the first Flyer golf team from 1931-1933. Hamant was the team captain. He remained the team’s best golfer for three straight seasons. In 1933 he won the Ohio Intercollegiate Individual Championship. He finished the year by advancing to match play in the National College Championship. Eddie passed away in 1995 at the age of 85. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2003. He is also honored in the Dayton Amateur Golf Hall of Fame, which is displayed at Kitty Hawk Golf Course. You can visit 

Eddie’s gravesite located in Section 29, lot 188.

Listen to the attached audio file to listen to a short clip on the life of Eddie Hamant. 09 Eddie Hamant

Information compiled from the Dayton Daily News Archives.

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