|Nationality United States|
Masters Tournament 34th: 1957
PGA tour wins 1
College University of Houston
Name Rex Baxter
Professional wins 4
Education University of Houston
Full name Rex Bernice Baxter, Jr.
Born February 28, 1936 (age 87) Amarillo, Texas (1936-02-28)
Former tours PGA TOUR, Champions Tour
Rex Bernice Baxter, Jr. (born February 28, 1936) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Senior PGA Tour.
A native of Amarillo, Texas, Baxter won the U.S. Junior Amateur at Tulsa's Southern Hills Country Club in 1953. He attended the University of Houston, where he was an All-American member of the golf team.
He won the Cajun Classic Open Invitational in 1963 and the PGA Professional National Championship in 1970. His best finish in a major is T-33 at the 1960 U.S. Open.
Baxter was inducted into the University of Houston Athletics Hall of Honor in 1971; he was the first member of the golf team to receive this honor. After his playing days on the PGA Tour were over, Baxter worked as a club pro at various clubs including Beechmont Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio, Glen Oaks Country Club on Long Island, High Ridge in Lantana, Florida, and as an instructor for Golf Digest Schools at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
Amateur wins (5)
Other wins (3)
U.S. national team appearances