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Jerry McGee (born July 21, 1943) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 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 Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ...


McGee was born in New Lexington, Ohio. He attended Ohio State University and was a member of the golf team. He turned pro in 1966 and joined the PGA Tour in 1967. New Lexington is a city located in Perry County, Ohio. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...


McGee won four PGA Tour events in the latter half of the 1970s. In 1979, he won twice: a one shot win over Jerry Pate at the Kemper Open, and a couple months later a one stroke win over Jack Renner at the Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open. His best finish in a major was a T-6 at the 1977 PGA Championship. He was a member of the 1977 Ryder Cup team. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Jerry Pate (born September 16, 1953) is an American golfer. ... The Booz Allen Classic is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... // Jack Renner (born July 6, 1956) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour from 1977–1988, and currently plays on the Champions Tour. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Logo for the 2006 PGA The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...


McGee was known for his superb play around the greens. At five feet 10 inches tall and a slim 145 pounds, distance in the ball striking phase of the game was a constant problem for him. He was also plagued by injuries and illnesses during his career. McGee retired from the PGA Tour in 1981 largely due to health problems. He took a club pro job at Oak Tree Country Club in Pennsylvania just across the border from his East Palestine, Ohio home. 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... East Palestine is a city located in Columbiana County, Ohio, near the border with Pennsylvania. ...


McGee returned to competitive golf on the Senior PGA Tour in 1993 upon reaching the age of 50. His best finish in this venue is a T-2 at the 1997 BankBoston Classic. In 1999, he underwent treatment for oropharyngeal, squamous cell carcinoma. The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Biopsy of a highly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of the mouth. ...


McGee's son, Mike McGee, a golf agent/businessman, and one-time record-setting pitcher at Mt. Union College in Ohio began dating Annika Sörenstam in April 2006.[1] Mount Union College is a 4-year private, liberal arts college in Alliance, Ohio. ...   (born October 9, 1970) is a Swedish professional golfer. ...


PGA Tour wins

  • 1975 (1) Pensacola Open
  • 1977 (1) IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic
  • 1979 (2) Kemper Open, Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open

The Booz Allen Classic is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ...

References

  1. ^ Golfdigest.com - Tiger's Options

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

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