Dr. E. Cary Middlecoff


Born: January 6, 1924

Died: September 1, 1998

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Year of Induction: 1996

 

College Career

Ole Miss (1938-1941)

• First Ole Miss Golf All-American (’39)

 

Professional Career

• Won 40 tournaments on the PGA Tour (’47-’61)

• U.S. Open Champion (’49, ‘56)

• Masters Champion (’55)

• Ryder Cup Champion Team (’53, ‘55, ’59)

• Inducted in the PGA Hall of Fame (’74)

 

Other Accomplishments

• Earned his dental degree and served in the Army Dental Corps in WWII

 

Did You Know?

Cary Middlecoff spent 15 years as a network golf commentator following his retirement from the PGA tour.

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