Trevino, Lee - Autographed Photo
Born: Dec. 1, 1939 in Dallas, TX.
In 1968, his second year on the circuit, Lee Trevino won the U.S. Open at the Oak Hill Country Club, in Rochester, NY. During his career, Trevino won 29 times on the PGA Tour, including six majors. He was at his best in the 1970s, when he was Jack Nicklaus's chief rival. He won the money list title in 1970, and had ten wins in 1971 and 1972. These included the 1971 U.S. Open, which he took in an 18-hole playoff over Jack Nicklaus. Two weeks later, he won the Canadian Open, and the following week The Open Championship, becoming the first player to win those titles in the same year.
Trevino was awarded the Hickok Belt as the top professional athlete of 1971. he also won Sports Illustrated magazine's "Sportsman of the Year" and was named ABC's Wide World of Sports Athlete of the Year.
Trevino was ranked second in McCormack's World Golf Rankings in 1980, behind Tom Watson, and won his sixth major, the PGA Championship at the age of 44. In the early 1980s, Trevino was second on the PGA Tour career money list, behind only Jack Nicklaus.Golf Links To The Past is proud to guarantee the authenticity of every autograph we sell. In addition, we provide appropriate documentation from official licensees who have commissioned private signings or we employ the services of the two leading independent autograph authenticating companies — James Spence Authentication (JSA) and/or PSA/DNA.
This autographed 8"x10" photo has been authenticated by JSA.