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Richard Elliott Fehr (born August 28, 1962) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour.

Rick Fehr
Personal information
Full nameRichard Elliott Fehr
Born (1962-08-28) August 28, 1962 (age 57)
Seattle, Washington
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)
Nationality United States
Career
CollegeBrigham Young University
Turned professional1984
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins3
Highest ranking45 (January 15, 1995)[1]
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour2
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT25: 1984
PGA ChampionshipT18: 1992
U.S. OpenT9: 1985
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Fehr was born in Seattle, Washington and grew up in the state of Washington. As a teenager, Fehr won the Washington State Junior and PGA National Junior tournaments in 1979. He attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and was a member of the golf team. He was a two-time All-American while at BYU and won numerous amateur tournaments, including the 1982 Western Amateur. He was the low amateur at both The Masters and the U.S. Open in 1984. Fehr turned pro in 1984 after earning his degree in finance; he joined the PGA Tour in 1985.

Fehr won two PGA Tour events: the 1986 B.C. Open and the 1994 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic. He finished runner-up in a PGA Tour event (2nd or T-2) nine times and had 41 top-10 finishes. His best finish in a major championship was a T-9 at the 1985 U.S. Open.[2]

Fehr now earns his living as a sports agent for professional golfers with Fehr Sports Management.

Amateur winsEdit

Professional wins (3)Edit

PGA Tour wins (2)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning Score Margin of Victory Runner(s)-up
1 Sep 7, 1986 B.C. Open -17 (65-66-67-69=267) 2 strokes   Larry Mize
2 Oct 9, 1994 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic -19 (63-70-68-68=269) 2 strokes   Craig Stadler,   Fuzzy Zoeller

PGA Tour playoff record (0–4)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1991 Canon Greater Hartford Open   Billy Ray Brown,   Corey Pavin Brown won with birdie on first extra hole
2 1992 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic   John Cook,   Tom Kite
  Mark O'Meara,   Gene Sauers
Cook won with eagle on fourth extra hole
Fehr eliminated with birdie on second hole
Kite and O'Meara eliminated with birdie on first hole
3 1992 Memorial Tournament   David Edwards Lost to par on second extra hole
4 1994 Sprint International   Steve Lowery Lost to par on first extra hole

Other wins (1)Edit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Masters Tournament CUT T25 LA T36 CUT
U.S. Open T43 LA T9 T62
PGA Championship CUT
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
Masters Tournament CUT 47
U.S. Open T26 CUT T46 CUT CUT
PGA Championship CUT T27 T18 T56 CUT CUT

Note: Fehr never played in The Open Championship.

  Top 10
  Did not play

LA = low amateur
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

SummaryEdit

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 3
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 5
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 3
Totals 0 0 0 0 1 3 21 11
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 5 (1984 Masters – 1986 U.S. Open)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1

Team appearancesEdit

Amateur

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Week 02 1995 Ending 15 Jan 1995" (pdf). OWGR. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
  2. ^ "Golf Major Championships". Retrieved 2008-01-21.

External linksEdit