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Bob Tway (born May 4, 1959 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments including 8 PGA Tour victories. May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Capital of the New Century Official website: http://www. ... 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. ...


Tway was introduced to golf at the age of 5 by his father and grandfather. He participated in his first tournament at age 7. Tway attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma and turned pro in 1981. He joined the PGA Tour in 1985. Oklahoma State University Logo The Oklahoma State University System comprises of five educational instututes across Oklahoma. ... Stillwater is a city located in Payne County, Oklahoma. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...


Tway's best year in professional golf was in 1986. He was named PGA player of the year that year and finished the season with four victories including one major, the PGA Championship. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) 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. ... // 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, being played in August. ...


The 1986 PGA championship was held at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. Tway finished with a score of 276 - a two-stroke margin of victory over Greg Norman. Some golfers are remembered for a single historic shot. Tway will be forever remembered for holing a greenside bunker shot at the 18th hole on the final day. [1] Inverness Club is a famous golf club and course located in Toledo, Ohio. ... Nickname: The Glass City, T-Town Official website: http://www. ... The cover of Shark (1998), a biography of Greg Norman. ...


Tway has PGA Tour career earnings in excess of 14 million dollars. He currently lives in Edmond, Oklahoma and enjoys snow skiing, fishing and a variety of other sports. Tway's son, Kevin, celebrated his 17th birthday by winning the U.S. Junior Amateur Title in 2005. [2] Edmond is a rapidly growing suburban city located in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma in the central part of the state. ... The U.S. Junior Amateur is one of the thirteen U.S national golf championships organised by the United States Golf Association. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


PGA Tour wins

Major championships shown in bold The Westchester Classic has been a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, located at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York. ... // 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, being played in August. ... The Memorial Tournament is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is closely associated with Jack Nicklaus. ... The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1919. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ...


Other tournament wins

  • 1996 Mexican Open

References

  1. pgatour.com profile
  2. pgatour.com profile

External links

  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site
  • Golf Stars Online - links to profiles and articles

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Bob Tway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (250 words)
Bob Tway (born May 4, 1959) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments including 8 PGA Tour victories.
Tway attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma and turned pro in 1981.
Tway had holed a greenside bunker shot at the 18th hole on the final day, which is a memorable shot in golf history.
Masters 2004 presented by Augusta.com - Tway has always followed the Masters every since he was in high school. (667 words)
Bob Tway carefully replaces his ball at the mark in preparation for his putt on No. 16 Thursday.
Tway has always followed the Masters every since he was in high school.
Tway, who once had a symbolic ``can't miss'' label attached to him when he joined the PGA Tour, said he's been looking forward to playing in the Masters ever since he won the MCI Classic in Hilton Head, S.C., last year.
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