Andrew Magee

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Andrew Magee
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Andrew Donald Magee
Born (1962-05-22) May 22, 1962 (age 52)
Paris, France
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Paradise Valley, Arizona
Spouse Susan
Children Lindsey, Campbell, Oliver
Career
College University of Oklahoma
Turned professional 1984
Current tour(s) Champions Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 4
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T7: 1991
U.S. Open T17: 1992
The Open Championship T5: 1992
PGA Championship T13: 1991

Andrew Donald Magee (born May 22, 1962) is an American professional golfer who played for more than 20 years on the PGA Tour.

Magee was born in Paris, France, where his father, a Texas oil man, was working at the time. He grew up in Dallas, Texas. Magee attended the University of Oklahoma from 1981–1984. While there he was a distinguished member of the golf team, winning All-American honors three times. He turned pro in 1984 and joined the PGA Tour in 1985.

Magee won four PGA Tour events. His first win came in 1988 at the Pensacola Open. In 1991, he won two Tour events and was awarded Golf Digest's Most Improved Golfer Award. His most recent win was at the 1994 Northern Telecom Open. His best finish in a major was T5 at the 1992 British Open.[1] He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

Magee is the only person in PGA Tour history to hit a hole-in-one on a par 4 hole during a PGA Tour event. He did this with a driver at the 332-yard 17th hole of the 2001 Phoenix Open. The ball caromed off Tom Byrum's putter on its way to the bottom of the cup. Byrum, in the group ahead, was squatting down looking over a putt.[2]

In 1999 Magee won the Southern Company Citizenship Award (which now sponsors the Payne Stewart Award) for his work with charities.[2]

In February 2006, Magee underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his left kidney at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. The operation was deemed successful and he was back playing on the Tour in April.

In January 2007, Magee signed on with The Golf Channel as an analyst for its new show The Approach with Callaway Golf and for the Sprint Pre-Game and Sprint Post-Game shows. Andrew Magee is also the new host of the Golf Channel's 2008 season of The Big Break, which is set in Hawaii.

During the summer of 2006 Magee's eldest son, Campbell, caddied for him in five tour events. Campbell is a graduate of Brophy College Preparatory, where he played competitive lacrosse; Campbell later attended the University of Arizona.

Magee resides in Paradise Valley, Arizona. His last PGA Tour cut was the 2006 Southern Farm Bureau Classic. Prior to age 50, the last cut he made on a professional tour was at the Nationwide Tour's 2009 BMW Charity Pro-Am. Since reaching age 50, Magee has played in a limited number of events on the Champions Tour.

Professional wins (4)[edit]

PGA Tour wins (4)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 Oct 23, 1988 Pensacola Open –17 (70-68-67-66=271) 1 stroke United States Tom Byrum, United States Ken Green, United States Bruce Lietzke
2 Mar 17, 1991 Nestle Invitational –13 (68-69-66=203) 2 strokes United States Tom Sieckmann
3 Oct 13, 1991 Las Vegas Invitational –31 (69-65-67-62-66=329) Playoff United States D. A. Weibring
4 Jan 23, 1994 Northern Telecom Open –18 (69-67-67-67=270) 2 strokes United States Jay Don Blake, United States Loren Roberts,
Fiji Vijay Singh, United States Steve Stricker

PGA Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1991 Las Vegas Invitational United States D. A. Weibring Won with par on second extra hole

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1986 1987 1988 1989
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP CUT
U.S. Open CUT DNP CUT DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP CUT DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP 69 CUT
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Masters Tournament DNP T7 T19 T31 T41 DNP DNP DNP T31 T36 DNP
U.S. Open CUT CUT T17 DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP CUT CUT CUT
The Open Championship DNP T57 T5 T39 CUT DNP DNP T36 CUT CUT DNP
PGA Championship T45 T13 T56 T51 T47 DNP DNP 75 T21 T54 CUT

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 6
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1
The Open Championship 0 0 0 1 1 1 8 4
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 9
Totals 0 0 0 1 2 6 35 20
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 10 (1991 Open Championship – 1994 Masters)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1 (twice)

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