Bob Lewis (golfer)

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Bob Lewis
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Robert Lewis, Jr.
Born (1944-07-12) July 12, 1944 (age 70)
Warren, Ohio
Nationality  United States
Career
College Rollins College
Status Amateur
Professional (c.1970-1978)
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament 54th: 1987
U.S. Open CUT: 1978, 1983, 1986
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP

Robert Lewis, Jr. (born July 12, 1944) is an American amateur golfer from Pepper Pike, Ohio.

Lewis was born in Warren, Ohio. He played college golf at Rollins College, graduating in 1967. He won the 1968 Ohio Amateur on his 24th birthday.

Lewis turned professional and played on the PGA Tour from 1971 to 1974 without much success. He then quit professional golf and had his amateur status reinstated.[1]

As an amateur, Lewis finished runner-up at the 1980 U.S. Amateur[2] and the 1981[3] and 1984[4] U.S. Mid-Amateurs. He played on four straight U.S. Walker Cup teams (1981, 1983, 1985, 1987) - all winners. He played on the winning 1982 Eisenhower Trophy team and the 1986 team that finished second.

Lewis captained the 2003 and 2005 Walker Cup teams.

Lewis was inducted into the Northern Ohio Amateur Golf Hall of Fame in 2003.[5]

Tournament wins[edit]

this list may be incomplete

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

Amateur

  • Walker Cup: 1981 (winners), 1983 (winners), 1985 (winners), 1987 (winners), 2003, (non-playing captain) 2005 (non-playing captain, winners)
  • Eisenhower Trophy: 1982 (winners), 1986

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