Who's who: Robert Gamez

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Who's who: Robert Gamez

  • Name:

    Robert Gamez
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    July 21, 1968 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1989

Roll of Honour

Multiple winner on the PGA Tour. Walker Cup player (1989).

Did you know?

PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Robert Gamez

2005
America
262 (-18)
$630,000
Valero

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gamez, Robert

Score

262 (-18)

Prize money

$630,000

Title sponsor

Valero

Played as the Valero Texas Open (75th) (Sept 22-25). Second-placed Olin Browne (USA) finished 3 shots behind Gamez (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win for over 15 years, a period during which he played 394 PGA Tour events. [Resort course, La Cantera GC, San Antonio, TX].

1994
Japan
Ibusuki GC
271 (-17)
¥27million
Casio

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Gamez, Robert

Venue

Ibusuki GC

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

¥27million

Title sponsor

Casio

Played as the Casio World Open (Nov 24-27; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Scott Hoch (USA) finished 4 shots behind Gamez (USA), who recorded his first and only Japan Tour win. [Kaimon course, Ibusuki GC, Ibusuki, Kagoshima, Japan].

1990
America
270 (-18)
$162,000
Northern Telecom

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gamez, Robert

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$162,000

Title sponsor

Northern Telecom

Played as the Northern Telecom Tucson Open (Jan 11-14). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA) and Jay Haas (USA) finished 4 shots behind Gamez (USA). Playing on his home course, Gamez became only the third ever golfer to win in his debut event on the PGA Tour, after Marty Fleckman (1967) and Ben Crenshaw (1973). [Starr Pass GC, Tucson, AZ. At the time known as TPC at Starr Pass].

1990
Awards
$461,407
see Score
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Gamez, Robert

Venue

Score

$461,407

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Gamez (USA) won the inaugural PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He finished 27th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $461,407.

1990
America
274 (-14)
$162,000
Nestle

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Gamez, Robert

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$162,000

Title sponsor

Nestle

Played as The Nestle Invitational (25th) (March 22-25). Second-placed Greg Norman (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Gamez (USA). [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].

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