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Name: - Robert Gamez
Country: - USA
Born : -
Original Home/Club: - Las Vegas, Nevada
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1989

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Multiple winner on the US PGA Tour (see Tournament listing below). Walker Cup player (1989).


Top tournaments won by Robert Gamez

2005Men AmericaTexas OpenLa Cantera GC262 (-18)$630,000
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].
1994Men JapanCasio World OpenIbusuki GC271 (-17)¥27million
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].
1990Men AmericaArnold Palmer InvtlBay Hill Club274 (-14)$162,000
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].
1990Men AwardsRookie of Yr - PGA Tr$461,407see Score
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.
1990Men AmericaTucson OpenStarr Pass270 (-18)$162,000
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].

 

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