Bobby Lincoln

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Bobby Lincoln
— Golfer —
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Personal information
Full name Robert James Lincoln
Born (1953-09-08) 8 September 1953 (age 61)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14.9 st)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Edenvale, Gauteng, South Africa
Career
Turned professional 1971
Current tour(s) European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s) Sunshine Tour
European Tour
Professional wins 19
Number of wins by tour
Sunshine Tour 15 (8th all time)
European Seniors Tour 1
Other 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 1981
PGA Championship DNP

Robert James "Bobby" Lincoln (born 8 September 1953) is a South African professional golfer who was a regular winner on the Southern African Tour from 1985 to 2000, and now plays on the European Seniors Tour.

Lincoln played on the European Tour in the late 1970s and early 1980s with little success. He was over thirty before he found success on his home tour by winning the 1985 Wild Coast Pro-Am. He went on to win three times in each of the following three years. He served on the Southern Africa Tour Players Committee from 1991 to 2006

Lincoln joined the European Seniors Tour in 2006, and claimed his first senior win in 2007 at the Jersey Seniors Classic.

Professional wins (19)[edit]

Southern African Tour / Sunshine Tour (15)[edit]

  • 1985 Wild Coast Pro-Am
  • 1986 Wild Coast Pro-Am, Bethlehem Classic
  • 1987 Protea Assurance Challenge, Wild Coast Pro-Am, Bethlehem Classic
  • 1988 AECI Charity Classic, Bethlehem Classic, Ronnie Bass Pro-Am
  • 1989 Zululand Classic
  • 1992 Amatola Sun Classic, Trustbank Tournament of Champions
  • 1998 Platinum Classic
  • 1999 Bearing Man Highveld Classic, Platinum Classic

Other (3)[edit]

European Seniors Tour (1)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1981
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT
PGA Championship DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

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