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Mac O'Grady

  • Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Residence: Palm Springs, Calif.
  • Birthdate: 4/26/51
  • Age: 57 Ht.:6'-0"
  • Turned Pro: 1972
  • Eligibility Code: 21

Player Notes

Phillip McClelland O'Grady, a.ka. Mac O'Grady, played on the PGA Tour full-time between 1981 and '89. He played off and on in the 90s for a total of 239 events. It took him a reported 17 times to get through Q-School and when he finally made it to the PGA Tour he won twice, at the 1986 Greater Hartford Open and then the 1987 Tournament of Championships. He is the only player in the history of the T of C (Mercedes Championship) to win the title twice. In O'Grady's 239 starts he finished in the top-ten, 18 times. O'Grady considered himself a swing guru of sorts and helped many players including Seve Ballesteros and Gary McCord. . .Had often putted left-handed while playing right-handed, but now he says he's a full-time southpaw. . . .Once owned a successful Italian restaurant in Palm Springs.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
2 - 1986 Canon Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open, 1987 MONY Tournament of Champions

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