Bob Boyd (golfer)

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Bob Boyd
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Personal information
Full name Robert McLean Boyd, Jr.
Born (1955-07-29)July 29, 1955
Mount Olive, North Carolina
Died February 21, 2011(2011-02-21) (aged 55)
Nationality  United States
Spouse Pamela Bennett Boyd
Children Robert McLean Boyd, III
Career
College University of Maryland
Turned professional 1977
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
European Seniors Tour
Professional wins 19
Number of wins by tour
European Senior Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T50: 1983
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T19: 1990

Robert McLean Boyd, Jr. (July 29, 1955 – February 21, 2011) was an American professional golfer.[1][2]

Boyd was born in Mount Olive, North Carolina. He played his college golf at (and graduated from) the University of Maryland.[1] He turned professional in 1977.[1]

Boyd spent 1983 and 1984 on the PGA Tour.[3] His best finish was a T-6 at the 1983 Houston Coca-Cola Open. He also played a handful of tournaments on the Nationwide Tour where his best finish was a T-4 at the 1996 NIKE Carolina Classic.

Boyd also played on the European Seniors Tour from 2005 to 2010.[4] He had won the Castellon Costa Azahar Open de España in 2005.

Professional wins[edit]

this list may be incomplete

European Seniors Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 Oct 2, 2005 Castellon Costa Azahar Open de España −11 (68-66-71=205) 1 stroke England Jim Rhodes, Spain José Rivero

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
U.S. Open T50 DNP DNP DNP CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship T30 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T19 DNP DNP CUT CUT DNP T52 CUT CUT CUT

Note: Boyd never played in the Masters Tournament nor The Open Championship.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Other achievements[edit]

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

  • PGA Cup: 1990 (winners), 2000 (winners)

References[edit]

External links[edit]