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Name: - Bobby Wadkins
Country: - USA
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Occupation: - Professional golfer
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Senior Majors (1) : Snr Players Ch'ship (2006). Multiple Tour and Champions Tour winner. (See Tournament listings).


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Current Champions Tour player and brother of Lanny Wadkins.


Top tournaments won by Bobby Wadkins

2007Snr AmericaChubb ClassicQuail West G&CC201 (-15)$240,000
Played as the ACE Group Classic (Feb 23-25). Second-placed Allen Doyle (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wadkins (USA), who posted the last of his four Champions Tour wins. [Quail West G&CC, Naples, FL].
2006Snr AmericaEmerald Coast ClassicSandestin Resort203 (-10)$240,000
Played as the Boeing Championship at Sandestin (May 12-14; formerly Blue Angels Classic). Second-placed Raymond Floyd (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wadkins (USA). [Raven GC, Sandestin Resort, Miramar Beach, FL].
2006Snr MajorsSenior Players Ch'shipTPC Michigan274 (-14)$375,000
Played as the Ford Senior Players Championship (July 13-16). Second-placed Jim Thorpe (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wadkins (USA), who claimed his first and only major championship title. [TPC Michigan, Dearborn, Detroit, Mich.].
2001Snr AmericaCommerce Bank Ch'shipMeadow Brook, NY202 (-14)$255,000
Played as the Lightpath Long Island Classic (Aug 3-5). Second-placed Allen Doyle (USA) and Larry Nelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time Snr PGA Tr winner Wadkins (USA). [Meadow Brook Club, Jericho, Long Island, NY].
1986Men JapanDunlop PhoenixPhoenix CC, Jpn277 (-11)¥23million
Played as the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament (Nov 20-23; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Graham Marsh (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Wadkins (USA), who recorded his second win in this event. [Phoenix CC, Miyazaki, Japan].
1979Men JapanDunlop PhoenixPhoenix CC, Jpn284 (-4)¥10million
Played as the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament (Nov 22-25; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Lu Liang-huan (Taiw) and Minao Takasu (Jpn) finished 3 shots Wadkins (USA). [Phoenix CC, Miyazaki, Japan].
1978Men EuropeEuropean OpenWalton Heath283 (-5)£18,000
The inaugural European Open Championship (Oct 19-22). Wadkins (USA, brother of Lanny Wadkins) beat Bernard Gallacher (Scot) and Gil Morgan (USA) at the first playoff hole, to record his first and only European Tour win. [Composite course (predominantly based on the Old course), Walton Heath GC, Walton on the Hill, Surrey].

 

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