Who's who: Bob Tway

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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].

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