Bob Mann (golfer)
|Full name||Robert Mann|
November 22, 1951 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||CUT: 7 times|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||T51: 1979|
Mann was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from Whitefish Bay High School in 1970. Mann was the 1969–1970 Wisconsin Junior Amateur Champion and earned a scholarship to Indiana University, where he was co-captain of the 1973 Big Ten Championship golf team. He majored in marketing and advertising and was graduated with a bachelor's degree. He turned pro in 1974.
As a PGA Tour player, Mann had a handful of top-10 finishes, including a win at the 1978 Walt Disney World National Team Championship with playing partner Wayne Levi. His best finish in a major was tied for 51st place at the 1979 PGA Championship.
After retiring from the PGA Tour, Mann became the head club pro at Valle Vista Country Club in Indianapolis, a position he held for 10 years. Since 1991, he has served as head golf pro at Little Turtle Country Club in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus.
He won the 1994–1995 Southern Ohio PGA Player of the Year award, and the 2004 Southern Ohio Senior PGA Player of the Year award. He lives in Columbus.
- 1969 Wisconsin Junior Amateur
- 1970 Wisconsin Junior Amateur
PGA Tour wins
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||Nov 5, 1978||Walt Disney World National Team Championship
(with Wayne Levi)
|–34 (64-65-62-63=254)||3 strokes|| Bobby Wadkins &
- 2005 Senior Stroke Play Championship