Dick Metz

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Dick Metz
Personal information
Full nameRichard C. Metz
Born(1908-05-29)May 29, 1908
Arkansas City, Kansas
DiedMay 5, 1993(1993-05-05) (aged 84)
Arkansas City, Kansas
Nationality United States
Career
Turned professional1927
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins14
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour10
Other4
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT8: 1938, 1947
U.S. Open2nd: 1938
The Open ChampionshipDNP
PGA ChampionshipT3: 1939

Richard C. Metz (May 29, 1908 – May 5, 1993) was an American professional golfer.

Metz won 10 times on the PGA Tour in the 1930s and 1940s. He had continued success as a senior golfer winning the Senior PGA Championship and World Seniors Championship in 1960.

Metz married actress Jean Chatburn on November 2, 1939. He was also a cattle rancher from the 1950s until his death. He was born and died in Arkansas City, Kansas.

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour wins (10)[edit]

Other wins[edit]

Senior wins (2)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
Masters Tournament NYF WD T31 27 T8 T31
U.S. Open CUT T10 T28 2 T7
PGA Championship R32 QF R32 R32 R16 SF
Tournament 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Masters Tournament T21 T19 NT NT NT T32 T8 T10 T30
U.S. Open 9 T10 NT NT NT NT T8 T13 CUT CUT
PGA Championship R16 R64 R32 NT R32 R16
Tournament 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
Masters Tournament T23 CUT
U.S. Open T20 6 T7 T29 T7 CUT
PGA Championship R32

Note: Metz never played in The Open Championship.

  Top 10
  Did not play

NYF = tournament not yet founded
NT = no tournament
WD = withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in PGA Championship match play
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 3 6 13 11
U.S. Open 0 1 0 1 9 11 17 13
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PGA Championship 0 0 1 2 5 11 12 12
Totals 0 1 1 3 17 28 42 36
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 27 (1934 PGA – 1948 Masters)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 3 (1938 Masters – 1938 PGA)

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