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Bob Eastwood (born February 9, 1946) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous amateur and professional tournaments. February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ...


Eastwood was born in Providence, Rhode Island, but spent most of his youth in north-central California. He started playing golf at age 4 as a result of his father being in the golf business. He helped his family construct Dry Creek Ranch Golf Club near Sacramento in the 1960s. During the 1960s, Eastwood served in the Army and was stationed in Korea. During this same decade he also attended San Joaquin Delta Community College and San Jose State University in San Jose, California. He turned pro in 1969. Flag Seal Nickname: Beehive of Industry, The Renaissance City Location Location in Rhode Island Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Rhode Island Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 20. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Golfer after swing. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Trees Location Location of Sacramento in California Government County Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo Geographical characteristics Area     City 99. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Korea (Korean: (ì¡°ì„  or 한국, see below) is a geographic area, civilization, and former state situated on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. ... San Joaquin Delta College ( or SJDC) is a comunity college in Stockton, California. ... San Jose State University San José State University, commonly shortened to San Jose State and SJSU, is the oldest university in what became the California State University system. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Capital of Silicon Valley Location Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...


Eastwood has had a streaky career in amateur and professional golf. He won several amateur tournaments in the middle 1960s. His three wins on the PGA Tour came during a 15 month period in the mid-1980s. Likewise, his two wins on the Champions Tour both came in the same year, 1997. He has also had long dry spells with no victories and few top-10 finishes. His best finish in a major was a T-14 at the 1987 U.S. Open. The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive, informally sometimes including the years 1979, 1990 and 1991. ... 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. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June, scheduled such that the final round is always played on the 3rd Sunday of that month. ...


Eastwood lives in Ft. Worth, Texas. He enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time. Fort Worth is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, located about 30 miles (50 km) west of Dallas on the West Fork of the Trinity River. ...


PGA Tour wins

The FedEx St. ... The EDS Byron Nelson Championship is a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, located in or around Dallas, Texas. ...

Champions Tour wins

  • 1997 (2) Bell Atlantic Classic, Raley's Gold Rush Classic

Other wins

  • 1965 (2) Sacramento City Amateur Championship, Stockton City Championship
  • 1966 (2) California State Amateur, Stockton City Championship
  • 1968 (1) West Coast Athletic Conference Championship (individual)
  • 1973 (1) Mini-Kemper Open
  • 1976 (1) Little Bing Crosby
  • 1981 (1) Morocco Grand Prix

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

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