Dr. E. Cary Middlecoff

Cary MiddlecoffBorn: January 6, 1921
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.