Rick Fehr

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Rick Fehr
Personal information
Full nameRichard Elliott Fehr
Born (1962-08-28) August 28, 1962 (age 58)
Seattle, Washington
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)
NationalityFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Career
College Brigham Young University
Turned professional1984
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins3
Highest ranking 45 (January 15, 1995) [1]
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour2
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T25: 1984
PGA Championship T18: 1992
U.S. Open T9: 1985
The Open Championship DNP

Richard Elliott Fehr (born August 28, 1962) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour.

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Fehr was born in Seattle, Washington and grew up in the state of Washington. As a teenager, Fehr won the Washington State Junior and PGA National Junior tournaments in 1979. He attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and was a member of the golf team. He was a two-time All-American while at BYU and won numerous amateur tournaments, including the 1982 Western Amateur. He was the low amateur at both The Masters and the U.S. Open in 1984. Fehr turned pro in 1984 after earning his degree in finance; he joined the PGA Tour in 1985.

Fehr won two PGA Tour events: the 1986 B.C. Open and the 1994 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic. He finished runner-up in a PGA Tour event (2nd or T-2) nine times and had 41 top-10 finishes. His best finish in a major championship was a T-9 at the 1985 U.S. Open. [2]

Fehr now earns his living as a sports agent for professional golfers with Fehr Sports Management.

Amateur wins

Professional wins (3)

PGA Tour wins (2)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1Sep 7, 1986 B.C. Open −17 (65-66-67-69=267)2 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Larry Mize
2Oct 9, 1994 Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic −19 (63-70-68-68=269)2 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Craig Stadler, Flag of the United States.svg Fuzzy Zoeller

PGA Tour playoff record (0–4)

No.YearTournamentOpponent(s)Result
1 1991 Canon Greater Hartford Open Flag of the United States.svg Billy Ray Brown, Flag of the United States.svg Corey Pavin Brown won with birdie on first extra hole
2 1992 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic Flag of the United States.svg John Cook, Flag of the United States.svg Tom Kite
Flag of the United States.svg Mark O'Meara, Flag of the United States.svg Gene Sauers
Cook won with eagle on fourth extra hole
Fehr eliminated by birdie on second hole
Kite and O'Meara eliminated by birdie on first hole
31992 Memorial Tournament Flag of the United States.svg David Edwards Lost to par on second extra hole
4 1994 Sprint International Flag of the United States.svg Steve Lowery Lost to par on first extra hole

Other wins (1)

Results in major championships

Tournament1983198419851986198719881989
Masters Tournament CUTT25 LAT36CUT
U.S. Open T43 LAT9T62
PGA Championship CUT
Tournament19901991199219931994199519961997
Masters Tournament CUT47
U.S. Open T26CUTT46CUTCUT
PGA Championship CUTT27T18T56CUTCUT

Note: Fehr never played in The Open Championship.

  Top 10
  Did not play

LA = low amateur
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Summary

TournamentWins2nd3rdTop-5Top-10Top-25EventsCuts made
Masters Tournament 00000163
U.S. Open 00001185
The Open Championship 00000000
PGA Championship 00000173
Totals0000132111

Team appearances

Amateur

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References

  1. "Week 02 1995 Ending 15 Jan 1995" (pdf). OWGR . Retrieved October 6, 2019.
  2. "Golf Major Championships" . Retrieved 2008-01-21.