Lyn Lott

IntroProfessional golfer
Was Athlete 
Golfer 
From United States of America 
Type Sports 
Gendermale
Birth 9 April 1950 
, Douglas, USA
Death 22 March 2018 

(aged 67 years)
Star signAries

Clinton Lynwood Lott III (April 9, 1950 – March 22, 2018) was an American professional golfer.

Lott was born in Douglas, Georgia. He won several amateur golf tournaments in Georgia including the Georgia State Junior Amateur, Georgia State Amateur, and Georgia Open, as a 17-year-old amateur. He played college golf at the University of Georgia where he was a two-time All-American. During his time at UGA, the team won four consecutive Southeastern Conference titles and Lott won two individual events.

Lott played on the PGA Tour from 1974 to 1984. His best finishes were three third-place finishes: 3rd at the 1976 Canadian Open, T-3 at the 1977 Byron Nelson Golf Classic, and T-3 at the 1981 Greater Milwaukee Open. He twice finished in the top-10 in a major: T-7 at the 1977 U.S. Open and T-8 at the 1976 U.S. Open.

Lott was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1998 and the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame in 2005.

Lott died March 22, 2018, following complications from surgery to remove a brain tumor in October 2017.

Amateur wins

  • 1967 Georgia State Junior Amateur
  • 196? Southeastern Junior Amateur
  • 19?? Georgia State Jaycees Championship
  • 1972 Georgia State Amateur
  • 19?? Future Masters

Professional wins

  • 1967 Georgia Open (as an amateur)

Results in major championships

Tournament197519761977197819791980198119821983
Masters TournamentT4641CUT
U.S. OpenCUTT8T7CUTCUTT12CUT
PGA Championship64T25T54

Note: Lott never played in The Open Championship.

  Top 10
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
“T” = tied

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