Rives McBee

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Rives McBee
Personal information
Born (1938-10-31) October 31, 1938 (age 78)
Denton, Texas
Nationality  United States
Status Professional
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour Champions 3

Rives McBee (pronounced "Reeves") (born October 31, 1938) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Senior PGA Tour.

McBee was born in Denton, Texas, and has called nearby Irving home for most of his life. He played on the PGA Tour from 1965 to 1971, before accepting a job as the head golf professional at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving.[1] His best finish in a major championship was T-13 at the 1966 U.S. Open.[2] He was a founding member of the Northern Texas Junior Golf Association, and a former Northern Texas PGA Teacher of the Year. McBee won the club pro's national title in 1973.[1]

McBee competed on the Senior PGA Tour from 1989 to 1997,[1] winning three times.

Regular career wins (Non-PGA Tour events)[edit]

Senior PGA Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Sep 3, 1989 RJR Bank One Classic –8 (68-65-69=202) 2 strokes South Africa Harold Henning
2 Aug 19, 1990 Showdown Classic –14 (64-70-68=202) 1 stroke United States Don Bies, United States Lee Trevino
3 Sep 9, 1990 Vantage Bank One Classic –15 (66-67-68=201) 4 strokes United States Mike Hill

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

  • Diamondhead Cup/PGA Cup: 1973 (winners), 1974 (winners), 1976 (winners), 1978


  1. ^ a b c "The 2006 PGA Professional National Championship". Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  2. ^ "Golf Major Championships". Retrieved 2008-02-12. 

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