Cary Middlecoff

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Birthday
6, 1921
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Sep 1, 1998 (77)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1921
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Sep 1, 1998 (77)

About

World Golf Hall of Fame member who won 40 PGA Tour events, including the 1955 Masters Tournament and the U.S. Open in 1949 and 1956.

Before Fame

He was a licensed dentist and gave up the practice to play golf.

Trivia

With his 6'2" height and dashing good looks, he was given a couple of parts on the big screen, appearing in the 1950 film Follow the Sun and the 1960 film The Bellboy.

Family Life

His father, also a dentist, taught him how to play golf, beginning at age seven.

Associated With

His career PGA Tour win total was equaled by Walter Hagen.