Bob Lewis (golfer)

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Bob Lewis
Personal information
Full nameRobert Lewis, Jr.
Born (1944-07-12) July 12, 1944 (age 74)
Warren, Ohio
Nationality United States
Career
CollegeRollins College
StatusAmateur
Professional (c.1970-1978)
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT40: 1981
U.S. OpenCUT: 1978, 1983, 1986
The Open ChampionshipDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP

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

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
Masters Tournament T40 CUT CUT T41 CUT 54LA CUT
U.S. Open CUT CUT CUT

Note: Lewis only played in the Masters Tournament and the U.S. Open.

  Did not play

LA = Low amateur
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

Amateur

References[edit]

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