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Biography of Lee Buck Trevino


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  • Full Name: Lee Buck Trevino
  • Place Of Birth: Dallas, Texas
  • Date of birth: Friday, December 1, 1939
  • Zodiac: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: American
BIOGRAPHY
Lee Buck Trevino
Lee Buck Trevino was an American professional golfer. He is a symbol of the Mexico-United States commonly referred The Supermex Mex and Marry. He won six championships during his career. Trevino was born in Dallas, Texas, from a family of Mexico. He was raised and cared for by the mother, Juanita Trivino, and his grandfather, Joe Trivino. He never knew who his father because his father left him when Trivino was little. Once in a while he went to school but often he chose to work in order to earn money and help his family's economy. While still very young that is five years, he worked in the cotton fields.

Trevino was introduced to the world of golf by his uncle. His uncle then give him some golf balls. Since that time, he began to love the game of golf. He often spent his spare time to practice golf at a golf club near her home. He at first only as a caddy at the Dallas Athletic Club. Shortly after that, he became a caddy at almost every day. The advantage that it gained when it became a caddy and shoeshinner, in addition to the money he is able to learn to play golf.

When he was 17, he stepped on is listed in the United States Marine Corps. He was there for four years. Most of the time he spent to play golf with Marine officers. Trevino said that he received a promotion to become a corporal because of his expertise in playing golf. He successfully led his Corps played in the Asian event which then renders Trevino as a golfer in the PGA Tour in the 1960s.

After coming out of the force, Trevino entered the professional Club of El Paso, Texas. He started playing in the PGA Tour in 1967. In 1968, he returned to win the U.S. Open at Oak Hill Country Club, New York. During his career, Trevino won 29 times on the PGA Tour. In his best year was 1970 and he managed to beat its main enemy Jack Nicklaus. Two years later, he won the Canadian Open, British Open and get three consecutive titles in the same year. In 1971, he won the Hickok Belt as the top professional golfers. He also earned the title of Sports Illustrated as its Sportsman of The Year.

In 1975, the year of her ordeal. Because in this year, he suffered an injury on his back. a underwent surgery to remove a damaged spinal disk, but back problems continued to hamper his game. However, he could still play and managed two world ranking ranking in 1980. In 1984, he won the PGA Championship when he was stepped on the already 44 years. From 1968 to 1981, he at least won the PGA Tour for 14 years in a row.

Trevino won more than 20 international professional tournament official and not official. He was one of the charismatic stars who was instrumental in the formation of the Senior PGA Tour (now the Champions Tour). He said had obtained 29 victories including four senior Branch. From 1983 to 1989, Trevino works as a color analyst for the PGA Tour's brewing by NBC Televison.

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