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Rik Massengale (born February 6, 1947) is a former American professional golfer who played full-time on the PGA Tour from 19701982. February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 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. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Massengale was born and raised in Jacksboro, Texas. He developed an interest in golf as a result of his older brother, Don, being a professional golfer. He attended the University of Texas in Austin and was a member of the golf team. Massengale was known as a "wild man" at fraternity parties in college; however, he changed his ways and became a born-again Christian in 1975.[1] He turned pro in 1969 and joined the PGA Tour in 1970. Jacksboro is a city located in Jack County, Texas. ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... // Don Massengale Sr. ... The University of Texas System comprises fifteen educational institutions in Texas, of which nine are general academic universities, and six are health institutions. ... Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Area    - City 669. ... A Christian is a follower of Jesus of Nazareth, referred to as the Christ. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...


Massengale won three events on the PGA Tour during in the mid-1970s. His first win was at the 1975 Tallahassee Open. His second came a year later at the Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open. The biggest win of his career came in 1977 at the Bob Hope Desert Classic; he established a new tournament record (337) breaking Arnold Palmer's 17-year-old record by one stroke. Massengale shot a blistering 64 on the first day and led this event wire-to-wire. His career year was 1977 when he had seven top-10 finishes, $126,736 in earnings, and finished 13th on the money list.[2] His best finish in a major was a T-3 at the 1977 Masters. The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The Bob Hope Chrysler Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament played each January in Californias Coachella Valley. ... Arnold Palmer helped to popularize televised golf. ... 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). ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ...


A back injury led Massengale to retire from the PGA Tour in 1983. After turning 50 in 1997, he played in a limited number of tournaments on the Senior PGA Tour (now known as the Champions Tour). His best finish in this venue was a T-6 at the 1997 Cadillac NFL Golf Classic. 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... 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. ...


Today Massengale is in the business of selling commercial real estate in the Dallas metroplex with his wife, Cindy. They have four grown children named John, Jake, Jessica and Ashlee and several grandchildren. They live in the Dallas suburb of Frisco, Texas. Real estate is a legal term that encompasses land along with anything permanently affixed to the land, such as buildings. ... Nickname none Location Location within the state of Texas Government County Collin County Mayor Mike Simpson Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 181. ...


PGA Tour wins

The Bob Hope Chrysler Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament played each January in Californias Coachella Valley. ...

Other wins

  • 1964 Texas-Oklahoma Junior Golf Tournament
  • 1967 Cotton States Invitational
  • 1968 Western Amateur, Southwest Conference Championship (individual medalist)

References

  1. ^ Rik Massengale Leaving the Past Behind
  2. ^ Bio on the PGA Tour's official site

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

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