John McMullin (golfer)
|College||Modesto Junior College|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||CUT: 1959|
|U.S. Open||CUT: 1958, 1959|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||T35: 1959|
McMullin was born in Richmond, California. He was a pupil of noted black golf instructor Lucius Bateman whose other students included future PGA Tour winners Don Whitt, Dick Lotz and Tony Lema. McMullin attended Modesto Junior College, where he was a member of the golf team. He was the individual medalist at the Western Intercollegiate Golf Tournament in 1955.
McMullin had several top-10 finishes in his PGA Tour career including a win at the 1958 Hesperia Open Invitational, and a solo 2nd-place finish at the 1959 Tijuana Open Invitational. His best finish in a major championship was T35 at the 1959 PGA Championship.
After his touring days were over, McMullin became the golf course professional at Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course.
- 1953 Northern California Junior Championship
- 1955 Western Intercollegiate (individual)
- 1956 Western Open Golf Championship
- 1956 California State Fair Championship
PGA Tour wins
this list may be incomplete
- 1957 Montebello Open
- 1965 Northern California Open
- 1966 Northern California PGA Championship
- 1967 Northern California PGA Championship
- "Hungry Californian Wins Hesperia Open". The Deseret News. Salt Lake City. United Press International. September 22, 1958. p. 2B. Retrieved 2010-02-21.
- "San Jose State 2008-09 men's golf" (PDF).
- "McMullin Takes First Major Golf Tourney". The Modesto Bee. Modesto, California. Associated Press. September 22, 1958. p. A-11. Retrieved 2010-02-21.
- "Golf Major Championships".
- NCGA Junior Championship
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