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Dr Cary “Doc” Middlecoff

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Dr Cary “Doc” Middlecoff

  • Original Name E.
  • Birth 6 Jan 1921 Halls, Benton County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 1 Sep 1998 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA
  • Plot Section 3
  • Memorial ID 10450527

Professional Golfer. Winner of the 1955 Masters and a two-time U.S. Open champion. A former dentist, Middlecoff won 40 professional golf tournaments and is tied for seventh on the PGA's career victory list. On the PGA Tour, he was the leading money winner for the decade of the 1950s. He won the Vardon Trophy in 1956 for the lowest average score on tour. In 1986 he was inducted into the PGA World Golf Hall of Fame. He was also a senior contributor for Golf Digest and the author of "The Golf Swing."
Dr Middlecoff passed away due to Heart Failure.

Bio by: Dustin Raymond


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Dustin Raymond
  • Added: 9 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10450527
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Cary “Doc” Middlecoff (6 Jan 1921–1 Sep 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10450527, citing Crittenden Memorial Park, Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .