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Name: - Bob Tway
Country: - USA
Born : - May 4, 1959
Original Home/Club: - Oklahoma City, OK
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1981

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


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Top tournaments won by Bob Tway

2003Men AmericaCanadian OpenHamilton G&CC, Ont.272 (-8)$756,000
Played as the Bell Canadian Open (Sept 4-7). Tway (USA) beat Brad Faxon (USA) with a bogey on the third playoff hole. [Hamilton G&CC, Ancaster, Ontario].
1995Men AmericaHeritage ClassicHarbour Town275 (-9)$234,000
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].
1990Men AmericaShriners Hosp. OpenLas Vegas CC334 (-26)$234,000
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].
1989Men AmericaMemorial TournamentMuirfield Village277 (-11)$160,000
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].
1987Men AmericaChrysler Team Ch'shipPalm Beach Polo G&CC250 (-38)$50,000
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].
1986Men AmericaAtlanta ClassicAtlanta CC269 (-19)$90,000
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].
1986Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines204 (-12)$81,000
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].
1986Men AmericaNorthern Trust, TheWestchester CC272 (-12)$108,000
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].
1986Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
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).
1986Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipInverness Club276 (-8)$140,000
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].

 

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