Mac McLendon was born in Atlanta in 1945. Moved to Alabama as an infant. Won the State Junior tournament in Alabama in 61 and 62. Won the Future Masters in 1961. Won the Dixie Junior in 62. Won the State Amateur in 62 and 66. In college he was the SEC champion in 65, 66 and 67 at LSU. Inducted into LSU Hall of Fame. Made first team All-America 67. Won PGA Tour Tournaments at the Magnolia State Classic in 68, the Southern Open in 76 and the Citrus Open in 78. Won the Walt Disney team championship with Hubert Green in 74.