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Mac McLendon
Professional golfer

Mac McLendon

Mac McLendon
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Intro Professional golfer
Is Athlete Golfer
From United States of America
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 10 August 1945, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, U.S.A.
Age 76 years
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Biography

Benson Rayfield "Mac" McLendon, Jr. (born August 10, 1945) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1960s and 1970s.

McLendon was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and was a member of the golf team.

McLendon turned pro in 1968 and won the first event he entered, the Magnolia State Classic. He won four PGA Tour events during his career. His best finish in a major championship was T22 at the 1968 U.S. Open. He retired from the PGA Tour in 1980.

McLendon resides in Birmingham, Alabama.

Amateur wins

  • 1965 SEC Championship (individual)
  • 1966 SEC Championship (individual)
  • 1967 SEC Championship (individual)

Professional wins

PGA Tour (4)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Nov 3, 1974 Walt Disney World National Team
Championship (with United States Hubert Green)
−33 (64-64-63-64=255) 1 stroke United States Sam Snead & United States J. C. Snead,
United States Ed Sneed & United States Bert Yancey
2 Oct 24, 1976 Southern Open −6 (68-69-69-68=274) 2 strokes United States Hubert Green
3 Mar 6, 1978 Florida Citrus Open −17 (69-65-69-68=271) 2 strokes Australia David Graham
4 Oct 29, 1978 Pensacola Open −16 (65-67-67-73=272) Playoff United States Mike Reid

PGA Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1978 Pensacola Open United States Mike Reid Won with par on first extra hole

Other (2)

  • 1968 Magnolia State Classic
  • 1975 Waterloo Open Golf Classic
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