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Rives McBee (pronounced "Reeves") (born October 31, 1938) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Senior PGA Tour.

Rives McBee
Personal information
Born (1938-10-31) October 31, 1938 (age 80)
Denton, Texas
Nationality United States
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins4
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour Champions3

McBee was born in Denton, Texas, and has called nearby Irving home for most of his life. He played on the PGA Tour from 1965 to 1971, before accepting a job as the head golf professional at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving.[1] His best finish in a major championship was T-13 at the 1966 U.S. Open.[2] He was a founding member of the Northern Texas Junior Golf Association, and a former Northern Texas PGA Teacher of the Year. McBee won the club pro's national title in 1973.[1]

McBee competed on the Senior PGA Tour from 1989 to 1997,[1] winning three times.


Regular career wins (Non-PGA Tour events)Edit

Senior PGA Tour wins (3)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Sep 3, 1989 RJR Bank One Classic –8 (68-65-69=202) 2 strokes   Harold Henning
2 Aug 19, 1990 Showdown Classic –14 (64-70-68=202) 1 stroke   Don Bies,   Lee Trevino
3 Sep 9, 1990 Vantage Bank One Classic –15 (66-67-68=201) 4 strokes   Mike Hill

U.S. national team appearancesEdit

  • Diamondhead Cup/PGA Cup: 1973 (winners), 1974 (winners), 1976 (winners), 1978


  1. ^ a b c "The 2006 PGA Professional National Championship". Retrieved 2010-08-27.
  2. ^ "Golf Major Championships". Retrieved 2008-02-12.

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