Who's who in golf - Bob Rosburg


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Name: - Bob Rosburg
Country: - USA
Born : - Oct 21, 1926
Original Home/Club: -
Occupation: - Professional golfer
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Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : US PGA Championship (1959). Ryder Cup (1959).


Top tournaments won by Bob Rosburg

1981Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)Onion Creek257 (-23)$35,000
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (unofficial two-man better-ball team event; first time over 72 holes). Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) and Kel Nagle (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Gene Littler (USA) & Bob Rosburg (USA). [Onion Creek Club, Austin, Texas].
1972Men AmericaDesert ClassicIndian Wells CC344 (-16)$29,000
Played as the Bob Hope Desert Classic (Feb 9-13). Second-placed Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 1 shot behind Rosburg (USA), who recorded the last of his six PGA Tour wins. [Indian Wells CC, Coachella Valley, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; Eldorado CC; La Quinta CC].
1961Men AmericaPebble Beach Pro-AmPebble Beach282 (-6)$5,300
Played as the Bing Crosby National Pro-Am (Jan 19-22). Second-placed Dave Ragan (USA) and Roberto De Vicenzo (Arg) finished 1 shot behind Rosburg (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Pebble Beach Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Cypress Point Club and Monterey Peninsula CC].
1959Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipMinneapolis GC277 (-3)$8,250
The US PGA Championship (41st) (Jul 30-Aug 2). Second-placed Jerry Barber (USA) and Doug Sanders (USA) finished 1 shot behind Rosburg (USA), who recorded his first and only major championship win. [Minneapolis GC, Minneapolis, Minnesota].
1958Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am70.11n/a
Rosburg (USA) won the PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour.
1957Men AmericaMexican OpenChapultepec272
Played as the Mexican Open (Abierto Mexicano de Golf). George Bayer (USA) finished in second place behind Rosburg (USA). [GC Chapultepec, Naucalpan, Mexico City].
1956Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenSinging Hills270 (-18)$2,400
Played as the Convair San Diego Open (Oct 4-7). Second-placed Dick Mayer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Rosburg (USA), who shot a final round 7-under-par 65 to capture the title. [Oak Glen course, Singing Hills GC, El Cajon, nr San Diego, CA. Now known as Sycuan Resort].

 

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