FACTOID # 16: In the 2000 Presidential Election, Texas gave Ralph Nader the 3rd highest popular vote count of any US state.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Bobby Mitchell (golfer)

Contents

Bobby Mitchell (born February 23, 1943) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... 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 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. ...


Mitchell was born in Chatham, Virginia and was raised in nearby Danville, Virginia. He dropped out of high school and turned pro at 15. He won the Virginia State Golf Association Open, the Virginia State PGA Open and the Carolinas PGA before joining the PGA Tour.[1] Chatham is a town in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, United States. ... Danville is an independent city in Virginia, bounded by Pittsylvania County, Virginia and Caswell County, North Carolina. ...


Mitchell won two PGA Tour events during his career: the 1971 Cleveland Open and the 1972 Tournament of Champions. He had more than two dozen top-10 finishes in PGA Tour events including more than a half-dozen 2nd or 3rd place finishes. His best finish in a major was a T-2 at The Masters in 1977. 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... The Mercedes Championships (the pluralisation is official) is the opening event of golfs PGA Tour season. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...


Since 1991, Mitchell has traveled to Finland in the summer to teach golf to young people in association with Averett University. Mitchell joined the Champions Tour in 1995; his best finish in a Champions Tour event is a T-12 at The Transamerica in 1995.[2] 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is in need of improvement. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


PGA Tour wins

The Mercedes Championships (the pluralisation is official) is the opening event of golfs PGA Tour season. ...

Other regular career wins

  • Virginia State Open
  • Virginia State PGA
  • Carolinas PGA

Notes and References

  1. ^ Article from Triad Golf Today Magazine, Winter 2001 (URL last accessed October 18, 2006)
  2. ^ Ibid.

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m