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Robert J. "Bob" Lunn (born April 24, 1945 in San Francisco, California) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1960s and 1970s. April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Flag Seal Nickname: The City by the Bay; The City That Knows How; Golden Mountain (historic Chinese name) Location Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates , Government City-County San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Geographical characteristics Area     City 600. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The outrageously crowded Woodstock festival epitomized the popular antiwar movement of the 60s. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ...


Since turning pro in 1965, Lunn has won six times on the PGA Tour. In 1968, he was named Most Improved Golfer of the Year by Golf Digest. He earned $102,711 and finished 11th on the money list that year after winning two tournaments in a row – the Memphis Open Invitational and the Atlanta Classic. Lunn's best years in professional golf were 1968-1972 when he appeared in the top 60 on the money list in each of those years. 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ...


Lunn never won a major, but won the par-3 contest at Augusta National's pitch & putt course during the week of the 1969 Masters. His best finish in a major was a T-3 at the 1970 U.S. Open. Lunn retired from the PGA Tour in 1980 and took club pro and teaching pro jobs at three different clubs in northern California. The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... Augusta National Golf Club, a private golf club in Augusta, Georgia, is one of the most famous and exclusive golf clubs in the world and is considered Bobby Joness masterpiece. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... The term U.S. Open is applied to open (as in anybody, amateur or professional, American or non-Americans can compete) United States national championships in a particular sport. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 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. ...


Lunn has played in just over four dozen events on the Senior Tour since turning 50 in 1995. His best finish has been a T-34 in the 1995 Kaanapali Classic. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Professional wins

PGA Tour

Other

  • 1963 U.S. Public Links Champion
  • 1969 Southern California Open, par-3 contest at the '69 Masters
  • 1984 Northern California PGA Matchplay Championship
  • 1986 Northern California PGA Strokeplay Championship

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's Official site

 
 

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