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Butch  Sheehan

Butch Sheehan

Rancho Mirage, Calif.

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Updated: Friday, 25 May 2012 09:51 PM
  • Birthplace: Rancho Mirage, Calif.
  • Residence: Rancho Mirage, Calif.
  • Age: 62
  • Turned Pro: 1979

PGA teaching professional at Indian Wells Country Club in Indian Wells, Calif… Finished tied for 24th in the 2011 Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship; and added finishes of T-6 in 2010, an 11th in the 2008 Championship … Has competed in four Senior PGA Championships with his best finish coming in 2002, where he finished in a tie for 36th … Has competed in two PGA Professional National Championships, with his best finish coming in 2007, where he finished tied for fourth…Member of the victorious 2007 U.S. PGA Cup Team. . . .Earned his first major championship berth in 2007 at the 89th PGA Championship … Competed on the Champions Tour full-time in 2002, posting career-best T-7 performances in the BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland and the AT&T Canada Senior Open Championship. In 2003, competed in 13 Champions Tour events, with a best finish of T-13 at the Music City Championship at Gaylord Opryland … Winner of the 1973-74 Nevada State Amateur Championship. . .Adopted a “side-saddle” putting stroke 23 years ago. . .Has had both hips replaced, with the right hip in November 1996 and the second hip in November 1998 . . .Has recorded six holes-in-one, two coming on the same hole and with one ace in competition. . . Is the brother of LPGA star Patty Sheehan, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.