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Mike McCullough (golfer)

Michael McCullough (born March 21, 1945) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour, and currently plays on the Champions Tour.

Mike McCullough
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Personal information
Full nameMichael McCullough
Born (1945-03-21) March 21, 1945 (age 74)
Coshocton, Ohio
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Nationality United States
ResidenceScottsdale, Arizona
CollegeBowling Green State University
Turned professional1970
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins5
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour Champions2
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 1979
PGA ChampionshipT40: 1977
U.S. OpenT10: 1977
The Open ChampionshipT29: 1983

McCullough was born in Coshocton, Ohio. He was introduced to golf by his grandfather. He turned pro in 1970 and joined the PGA Tour in 1972.

In 401 starts on the PGA Tour and 33 starts on the Nationwide Tour, McCullough never tasted victory. He did finish 2nd at the 1977 Tournament Players Championship. After reaching the age of 50 in March 1995, he joined the Senior PGA Tour (now called the Champions Tour). His first win on the Champions Tour – at the Mexico Senior Classic in 2001 – came just before his 56th birthday. He won the Emerald Coast Classic about a month later, and the Georgia-Pacific Grand Champions Championship in 2005.

McCullough was inducted into the Toledo Golf Hall of Fame in 1999, and is also a member of the Bowling Green Athletic Hall of Fame. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. He has three children: Jason, graduate of Brown University with a degree in Economics and later graduated from George Washington University with his J.D.; Mark, and Michelle, graduates of Trinity University both with degrees in History.[1]

Amateur winsEdit

Professional winsEdit

Regular Non-PGA Tour winsEdit

Champions Tour winsEdit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Feb 25, 2001 Mexico Senior Classic −12 (68-68-68=204) 1 stroke   Jim Colbert,   Bob Eastwood
2 Mar 25, 2001 Emerald Coast Classic −10 (67-68-65=200) Playoff   Andy North

Champions Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2001 Emerald Coast Classic   Andy North Won with par on first extra hole

Other senior winsEdit

  • 2005 Georgia-Pacific Grand Champions Championship[2]

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
Masters Tournament WD CUT
U.S. Open T51 T10 T12 CUT CUT
The Open Championship T29
PGA Championship T40 T58 CUT
  Top 10
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = withdrew
"T" = tied

Results in The Players ChampionshipEdit

Tournament 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
The Players Championship T13 T45 T27 2 T12 T12 T24 CUT T47 T27 WD T69
  Top 10
  Did not play

CUT = missed the halfway cut
WD = withdrew
"T" indicates a tie for a place


  1. ^ "Mike McCullough profile". PGA Tour. Retrieved November 10, 2017.
  2. ^ "McCullough wins Georgia-Pacific Grand Champions". ESPN. Associated Press. September 23, 2005.

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