New Orleans, Louisiana 2022-07-06 17:32:00 –
Former LSU golfer BR “Mac” McLendon won the Southeastern Conference three times and died Monday in Birmingham, Alabama.
McLendon, 76, won the PGA Tour four times after serving as an individual SEC medalist in 1965, 1966 and 1967.
With McLendon at the forefront, LSU finished eighth in the 1966 NCAA Championship and third when it was named First Team All-American in 1967.
Inducted into the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame in 1970, he won the prestigious LSU National Invitational in 1966 and 1967.
The titles of McLendon’s PGA Tour were announced at the 1974 Walt Disney World Team Championship, the 1976 Southern Open, the 1978 Florida Citrus, and the 1978 Pensacola Open.
He retired in 1981 after playing in 15 majors from 1968 to 1979, earning a career of $ 541,908 in 43 Top 10 finishes.
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