Lindy Miller

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Lindy Miller
Personal information
Born (1956-07-06) July 6, 1956 (age 65)
Fort Worth, Texas
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Nationality United States
Career
CollegeOklahoma State University
Turned professional1978
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Ben Hogan Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins7
Number of wins by tour
Korn Ferry Tour1
Other6
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT16: 1978
PGA ChampionshipT57: 1991
U.S. OpenT54: 1977
The Open ChampionshipDNP
Achievements and awards
Haskins Award1978

Lindy Miller (born July 6, 1956) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour, Ben Hogan Tour, and Champions Tour.

Miller was born, raised and has lived most of his life in Fort Worth, Texas. During his teens, he won the 1973 Fort Worth Junior Golf Association Championship. Miller attended Oklahoma State University and was a distinguished member of the golf team — an All-American for all four years (1975–1978), a first-team All-American his last three years[1][2] and winner of the Haskins Award in 1978. Miller's college teammates included future PGA Tour Champions David Edwards and Bob Tway. Miller and Edwards led the Cowboys to victory at the 1976 and 1978 NCAA Championships. At the 1978 Masters, Miller posted a two-under-par 286 – the lowest total for an amateur since 1961. He turned professional in 1978.

Miller played on both the PGA and Ben Hogan Tours during his regular career years. He won the 1990 Ben Hogan Amarillo Open. His best finish on the PGA Tour was second at the 1979 Tallahassee Open and his best finish in a major was a T-16 at The Masters in 1978.[3] After retiring as a touring professional, he became director of golf at Fort Worth's Mira Vista Golf Club. In 1988, Miller played himself in the film, Dead Solid Perfect, which followed the life of a professional golfer on the PGA Tour.

At the 2007 North Texas PGA Senior Championship, Miller shot a competitive course record 63 in the final round on his way to winning the tournament.[4]

Amateur wins[edit]

this list is incomplete

Professional wins (7)[edit]

this list is probably incomplete

Ben Hogan Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 Sep 9, 1990 Ben Hogan Amarillo Open −10 (66-64-70=200) 2 strokes United States John Daly, United States Andy Dillard,
United States Kevin Leach, United States Brian Watts

Other wins (5)[edit]

Senior wins (1)[edit]

  • 2007 FINA North Texas PGA Seniors' Championship

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
Masters Tournament T16LA 45
U.S. Open CUT T54 CUT CUT
PGA Championship
Tournament 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open CUT CUT
PGA Championship 71 CUT T57

Note: Miller never played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

LA = low amateur
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

Amateur

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Americans by Year". Oklahoma State University Athletics Department. Retrieved 2007-11-19.[dead link]
  2. ^ "1970 All America Golf Teams". Golf Coaches Association of America. Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2007-11-19.
  3. ^ "Golf Major Championships". Retrieved 2008-01-03.
  4. ^ "Miller shoots course record in final round to claim FINA NTPGA Seniors' Championship" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-11-19.[dead link]

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