Who's who: Bob Gilder

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Who's who: Bob Gilder

  • Name:

    Robert Bryan "Bob" Gilder
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Dec 31, 1950 in Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Corvallis H.S.
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1973

Roll of Honour

Multiple PGA Tour, Champions Tour and international tours winner. PGA Tour wins (6). Champions Tour wins (7).

Did you know?

Former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Bob Gilder

2011
America
Glen Oaks CC, IA
199 (-14)
$258,750
Principal

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Glen Oaks CC, IA

Score

199 (-14)

Prize money

$258,750

Title sponsor

Principal

Played as the Principal Charity Classic (June 3-5). Second-placed Mark Brooks (USA) finished 1 shot behind Bob Gilder (USA), who claimed the last of his ten Champions Tour victories. [Glen Oaks CC, West Des Moines, Iowa].

2006
America
Hayfields CC
202 (-14)
$255,000
Constellation Energy

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Hayfields CC

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$255,000

Title sponsor

Constellation Energy

Played as the Constellation Energy Classic (Sept 15-17). Second-placed Brad Bryant (USA), Don Pooley (USA) and Jay Haas (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Gilder (USA). [Hayfields CC, Cockeysville, nr Baltimore, MD].

2005
America
Hayfields CC
198 (-18)
$225,000
Constellation Energy

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Hayfields CC

Score

198 (-18)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Constellation Energy

Played as the Constellation Energy Classic (Sept 16-18). Second-placed Morris Hatalsky (USA) finished 4 shots behind Gilder (USA). [Hayfields CC, Cockeysville, nr Baltimore, MD].

2003
America
193 (-17)
$217,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Score

193 (-17)

Prize money

$217,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Emerald Coast Classic (April 18-20). Second-placed Larry Nelson (USA), Leonard Thompson (USA) and Vicente Fernandez (Arg) finished 4 shots behind Gilder (USA). [The Moors GC, Milton, Florida].

2002
America
Glen Oaks CC, IA
200 (-16)
$277,500
Allianz

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Glen Oaks CC, IA

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$277,500

Title sponsor

Allianz

Played as the Allianz Championship (Aug 30-Sep 1). Second-placed John Bland (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Bob Gilder (USA), who recorded his fifth Champions Tour win. [Glen Oaks CC, West Des Moines, Iowa].

2002
America
203 (-13)
$217,500
FleetBoston

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$217,500

Title sponsor

FleetBoston

Played as the FleetBoston Classic (July 26-28). Gilder (USA) beat John Mahaffey (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Nashawtuc CC, Concord, Massachusetts].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

$217,500

Title sponsor

SBC

Played as the (last) SBC Senior Open (July 19-21). Gilder (USA) beat Hale Irwin (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Port course, Harborside Intl, Chicago, IL].

2002
America
TPC River's Bend
200 (-16)
$225,000
Kroger

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

TPC River's Bend

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Kroger

Played as the Kroger Senior Classic (Sept 6-8). Gilder (USA) beat Tom Jenkins (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [TPC River's Bend, Maineville, nr Cincinnati, Ohio].

2001
Awards
$1,684,986
see Score
Snr PGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Score

$1,684,986

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Snr PGA Tr

Gilder (USA) won the Senior PGA Tour 2001 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. He finished eighth on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $1,684,986.

2001
America
Gaillardia G&CC
277 (-11)
$440,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Gaillardia G&CC

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$440,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior Tour Championship (Oct 25-28; Snr PGA Tour season-ending event). Second-placed Doug Tewell (USA) finished 1 shot behind Bob Gilder (USA), who recorded his second win on the Tour. [Gaillardia G&CC, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma].

2001
America
205 (-11)
$210,000
Verizon

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$210,000

Title sponsor

Verizon

Played as the Verizon Classic (Feb 16-18). Second-placed Bruce Fleisher (USA), Gil Morgan (USA), Bobby Walzel (USA) and Raymond Floyd (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time Snr PGA Tour winner Gilder (USA). [TPC Tampa Bay, Lutz, nr Tampa, FL].

1988
America
266 (-22)
$150,000
Isuzu

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Isuzu

Played as the Isuzu Kapalua International (Nov 16-19; PGA Tour post-season unofficial money event). Second-placed John Mahaffey (USA) finished 2 shots behind Gilder (USA). [Bay course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

1983
America
Phoenix CC, AZ
271 (-13)
$63,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Phoenix CC, AZ

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$63,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 27-30). Gilder (USA) beat Rex Caldwell (USA) with a birdie at the eighth playoff hole, to record the last of his six PGA Tour wins. Johnny Miller (USA) and Mark O'Meara (USA) were eliminated at the second playoff hole. [Phoenix CC, Phoenix, AZ].

1982
America
Pleasant Valley, Mass.
271 (-13)
$54,000
Bank of Boston

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Pleasant Valley, Mass.

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

Bank of Boston

Played as the Bank of Boston Classic (Sept 9-12). Second-placed Fuzzy Zoeller (USA) finished 2 shots behind Bob Gilder (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].

1982
America
261 (-19)
$72,000
Manufactures Hanover

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Score

261 (-19)

Prize money

$72,000

Title sponsor

Manufactures Hanover

Played as the Manufactures Hanover Westchester Classic (June 24-27). Second-placed Peter Jacobsen (USA) and Tom Kite (USA) finished shots behind Gilder (USA), who recorded an albatross-two (double-eagle) in the third round. Gilder holed-out with a 251-yard three-wood at the par-5 18th. [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

1982
Japan
Sobu CC
134 (-8)
US$15,000
Goldwin

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Sobu CC

Score

134 (-8)

Prize money

US$15,000

Title sponsor

Goldwin

Played as the Goldwin Cup Japan vs USA Match (Nov 4-7; Japan Tr event; individual low score winner). Craig Stadler (USA) finished in third place behind Calvin Peete (USA) and Bob Gilder (USA), who tied for first place. Gilder won his second Japan Tour event. [Sobu course, Sobu CC, Inzai, Chiba, Japan].

1982
America
Preston Trail
266 (-14)
$63,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Preston Trail

Score

266 (-14)

Prize money

$63,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Byron Nelson Golf Classic (Apr 29-May 2). Second-placed Curtis Strange (USA) finished 5 shots behind Gilder (USA). [Preston Trail GC, Dallas, TX].

1980
America
274 (-6)
$63,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Score

274 (-6)

Prize money

$63,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Canadian Open (June 19-22). Second-placed Jerry Pate (USA) and Leonard Thompson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Bob Gilder (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Blue course, Royal Montreal GC, Ile Bizard, Montreal].

1980
Japan
283 (-5)
US$28,500
Bridgestone

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

US$28,500

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the Bridgestone Tournament (Oct 23-26; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind first-time Japan Tour winner Gilder (USA). [Sodegaura course, Sodegaura CC, Chiba, Jpn].

1976
America
Phoenix CC, AZ
268 (-16)
$40,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Venue

Phoenix CC, AZ

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 15-18). Second-placed Roger Maltbie (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Gilder (USA). [Phoenix CC, Phoenix, AZ].

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Gilder, Bob

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the New Zealand Open (Nov 21-24). Bob Gilder (USA) beat Bob Charles (NZ) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. Jack Newton (Aus) was eliminated at the second playoff hole. Gilder became the first American to win this title. [Christchurch GC, Shirley Links, Christchurch, NZ].

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