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Encyclopedia > Bob Hamilton

Bob Hamilton (born 1916) is a former American professional golfer. He is an Evansville, Illinois native. 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Golfer after swing. ... Evansville is a village located in Randolph County, Illinois. ...


Hamilton won the 1944 PGA Championship at Manito Golf and Country Club in Spokane, Washington defeating Byron Nelson 1 up in match play. He was a three-time winner of the Indiana Open, winning in 1938, 1942 and 1966. He won five times on the PGA Tour, including won the 1948 New Orleans Open, beating Roberto DeVicenzo by one stroke. Hamilton was also a member of the 1949 Ryder Cup team. Logo for the 2006 PGA The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major... Nickname: The Lilac City Location of Spokane in Spokane County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County Spokane Mayor Dennis P. Hession Area    - City 151. ... The cover of a book about Byron Nelsons record-breaking 1945 season John Byron Nelson, Jr. ... Match play is a scoring system for golf (compare to stroke play). ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The Zurich Classic of New Orleans is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... Roberto DeVicenzo (born April 14, 1923 in Chilavert, Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a professional golfer. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...


Hamilton also came in second in the 1967 Senior PGA Championship at PGA National Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida to Sam Snead. The Senior PGA Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... Palm Beach Gardens is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Samuel Jackson Sam Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ...

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PGA Tour wins

Major championship is shown in bold. The North and South Open was one of the most prestigious golf tournaments in the United States in the first half of the twentieth century. ... Logo for the 2006 PGA The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major... The Zurich Classic of New Orleans is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... Melvin R. Harbert (born February 20, 1915 in Dayton, Ohio; died September 1, 1992 in Ocala, Florida) was an American golfer. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ...

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Results in major championships

Tournament 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
The Masters DNP DNP NT NT NT 3 44 T18 T23
U.S. Open T45 NT NT NT NT DNP T29 DNP CUT
The Open Championship NT NT NT NT NT DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP NT 1 T17 T17 T33 T33 T17
Tournament 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
The Masters T32 DNP T40 4 DNP DNP DNP WD DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP T42 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship T33 T17 T3 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968
The Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP WD DNP T59

NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10 The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf and the first to take place each year, being played the weekend following the first Monday in April. ... 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. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... Logo for the 2006 PGA The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major... The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf and the first to take place each year, being played the weekend following the first Monday in April. ... 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. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... Logo for the 2006 PGA The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major... The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf and the first to take place each year, being played the weekend following the first Monday in April. ... 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. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... Logo for the 2006 PGA The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major...

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See also


  Results from FactBites:
 
Internet thrilled the radio star (1092 words)
Hamilton, who eschews the nickname of his younger days, is founder and president of one of the longest-running electronic newsletters in the country, New Radio Star.
Hamilton on the national radar screen was the "death" of Paul McCartney of The Beatles, a rumor that spread in the late '60s.
Hamilton says he heard about it from a friend who had been listening to an Ohio college radio station where the student disc jockey was talking about the rumor that would quickly make its way around the world.
Guardian Unlimited Books | Review | Unhappy hour (2205 words)
Bob, barman of the eponymous pub, is asleep in the afternoon and dreaming that he's leaving the coast of Spain aboard a ship embarking on a momentous voyage.
Bit by bit Bob's safety net falls in her lap and is squandered on drink, and what he doesn't give to her or lavish on her he invests in a blue suit with which to impress her.
Naturally the catalyst is drink, and Hamilton's dissection of her first experience of drunkenness is impeccable: "She felt the port trickling down inside, and it seemed that a kind of light fell upon her." He even allows us to feel some compassion towards her.
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