Who's who: Bob Tway

  • Photo of Bob Tway
  • usa.png
  • Photo of Bob Tway
  • usa.png

Who's who: Bob Tway

  • Name:

    Robert Raymond "Bob" Tway IV
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    May 4, 1959 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1981

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US PGA Championship (1986). Multiple PGA Tour winner.

Did you know?

Former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Bob Tway

2003
America
272 (-8)
$756,000
Bell

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tway, Bob

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

$756,000

Title sponsor

Bell

Played as the Bell Canadian Open (Sept 4-7). Bob Tway (USA) beat Brad Faxon (USA) with a bogey on the third playoff hole, to record the last of his eight PGA Tour wins. [Hamilton G&CC, Ancaster, Ontario].

1995
America
275 (-9)
$234,000
MCI

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tway, Bob

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

$234,000

Title sponsor

MCI

Played as the MCI Classic (April 13-16). Tway (USA) beat Nolan Henke (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. David Frost (RSA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Harbour Town Links, Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head, SC].

1990
America
334 (-26)
$234,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tway, Bob

Score

334 (-26)

Prize money

$234,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Las Vegas Invitational (Oct 10-14). Tway (USA) beat John Cook (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Las Vegas CC, Las Vegas, NV. Earlier rounds also at: Desert Inn CC (now Wynn G&CC) and Spanish Trail G&CC].

1989
America
277 (-11)
$160,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tway, Bob

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$160,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as The Memorial Tournament (May 11-14). Second-placed Fuzzy Zoeller (USA) finished 2 shots behind Tway (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, nr Columbus, OH].

1987
America
Palm Beach Polo G&CC
250 (-38)
$50,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tway, Bob

Venue

Palm Beach Polo G&CC

Score

250 (-38)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Chrysler Team Championship (Dec 10-13; PGA Tr post-season two-man better-ball unofficial money event). Second-placed Fred Couples & Mike Donald finished 1 shot behind winning team of Bob Tway & Mike Hulbert. [Palm Beach Polo G&CC, Wellington Club and Greenview Cove CC, Wellington, FL. The Wellington Club is now closed; Greenview is now called Polo West GC].

1986
America
Atlanta CC
269 (-19)
$90,000
Georgia-Pacific

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tway, Bob

Venue

Atlanta CC

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$90,000

Title sponsor

Georgia-Pacific

Played as the Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic (June 19-22). Second-placed Hal Sutton (USA) finished 2 shots behind Tway (USA). [Atlanta CC, Marietta, Georgia].

1986
Majors
276 (-8)
$140,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Tway, Bob

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

$140,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

The US PGA Championship (68th) (Aug 7-10). Second-placed Greg Norman (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Tway (USA), who recorded his first and only major championship win. [Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio].

1986
America
204 (-12)
$81,000
Shearson Lehman

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tway, Bob

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

$81,000

Title sponsor

Shearson Lehman

Played as the Shearson Lehman Brothers Andy Williams Open (Feb 6-9). First-time PGA Tour winner Tway (USA) beat Bernhard Langer (Ger) with a par at the second playoff hole. Event reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].

1986
Awards
x
n/a
PGA of America

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Tway, Bob

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Tway (USA) won the PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).

1986
America
272 (-12)
$108,000
Manufactures Hanover

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tway, Bob

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

$108,000

Title sponsor

Manufactures Hanover

Played as the Manufactures Hanover Westchester Classic (June 5-8). Second-placed Willie Wood (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tway (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

Find a course

Or

Tournaments

British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).

FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.

Rory McIlroy winner Fedex Cup 2022

Who's Who

Will Zalatoris: after recent runner-up finishes in major championship, Zalatoris lands his first PGA Tour win at the 2022 FedEx St Jude Championship.

Tom Weiskopf: 1973 Open Championship winner and top course designer Tom Weiskopf will be remembered for his many victories in the 70s, as well as his powerful hitting and occasional fiery moments on the course.

Tom Weiskopf

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Costa Cruise & Golf

Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...

Costa Cruise Travel

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Ryder Cup 2021 at Whistling Straits

What is the Golf World Top 100?

Woking Golf club