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Blaine McCallister (born October 17, 1958) is an American professional golfer who has played on both the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the PGA Tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that levels Qualifying School (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as Q-School) or who have done so but then failed to...


McCallister was born in Fort Stockton, Texas. He attended the University of Houston and was a member of the golf team. His college roommates were future fellow professional golfer Fred Couples and future CBS Sports golf host Jim Nantz. McCallister turned pro in 1981. Fort Stockton is a city in Pecos County, Texas. ... The University of Houston, formerly University of Houston–University Park, is a comprehensive doctoral degree-granting university[2] located in Houston, Texas. ... Golfer after swing. ... // Fred Couples on the cover of a 2000 biography by Kathlene Bissell. ... CBS Sports is a division of CBS which airs many of the sports telecasts in the United States. ... Jim Nantz (born May 17, 1959 in Charlotte, North Carolina) is an American sportscaster. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


McCallister had 5 wins on the PGA Tour all of which came in the late 1980s and early 1990s. As he entered his forties, he began to split his playing time between the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. McCallister established the tournament record of 265 at the Northeast Pennsylvania Classic, which is so far his sole win on the Nationwide Tour. The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive, informally sometimes including the years 1979, 1990 and 1991. ... See also 1990s, the band The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, sometimes informally including popular culture from 2000 and 2001. ...


McCallister is naturally ambidextrous; he writes left-handed, strikes the ball right-handed and putts left-handed. He lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Ambidexterity is the ability of being equally adept with each hand (or, to a limited degree, feet). ... Ponte Vedra Beach is a seaside village 20 miles south east of downtown Jacksonville, Florida, near St. ...


Professional wins

PGA Tour

The Honda Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is played each March in Florida. ... The B.C. Open logo created by Johnny Hart. ...

Nationwide Tour

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

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Compaq Classic of New Orleans 2000 (674 words)
The 18th hole was the undoing for Blaine McCallister in both regulation and the playoff.
McCallister was on in two and had about a 30-footer for birdie, but he left that short and then missed 4-footer for par.
McCallister birdied the first hole to take a one-stroke lead, picked up a second birdie on the par-5 6th, then did not get another one until No. 14 where he went on a three-birdie streak to go to 19 under, one stroke ahead of Franco.
Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Blaine McCallister (194 words)
Blaine McCallister (born October 17, 1958) is an American professional golfer who has played on both the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour.
McCallister had 5 wins on the PGA Tour all of which came in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
McCallister established the tournament record of 265 at the Northeast Pennsylvania Classic, which is so far his sole win on the Nationwide Tour.
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