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Bob Duval (born October 9, 1946) is an American professional golfer and is best known for being the father of David Duval, formerly the top-ranked player in the world. October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... David Robert Duval (born November 9, 1971) is a professional golfer on the PGA Tour. ...


Duval was born in Schenectady, New York, the son of a professional golfer, and grew up in upstate New York. He attended Florida State University and turned pro in 1968. Union Colleges Nott Memorial, one of the most recognized buildings in Schenectady Schenectady (IPA ) is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat. ... Upstate New York is the region of New York State outside of the core of the New York metropolitan area. ... Florida State University, also commonly referred to as FSU or Florida State, is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ...


Duval played in a handful of PGA Tour events during his regular career years, but primarily earned his living for nearly thirty years as a teaching and club pro at various country clubs in northern Florida. In the 1970s, he was the head club and teaching pro at Timuquana Country Club in Jacksonville, and later held the same position at The Plantation in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... Location in the state of Florida Major cities Jacksonville Fernandina Beach St. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... Motto: Where Florida Begins Location in the state of Florida Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Duval Mayor John Peyton (R) Area    - City 2,264. ... Ponte Vedra Beach is a seaside village 20 miles south east of downtown Jacksonville, Florida, near St. ...


Duval joined the Senior PGA Tour (now known as the Champions Tour) in 1997. He has about two dozen top-10 finishes including a wire-to-wire win at the 1999 Emerald Coast Classic. His win came on the same day that his son David won the Players Championship on the PGA Tour and ascended to the #1 ranking in the world. The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Boeing Championship at Sandestin is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ... The Players Championship can refer to several things: For the Players Championship in snooker, see Players Championship (snooker). ...


Duval co-authored a book with Carl Vigeland, Letters to a Young Golfer. He lives in Ponte Vedra Beach.


Champions Tour wins

The Boeing Championship at Sandestin is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ...

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

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