Bob Mann (golfer)

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Bob Mann
Personal information
Full name Robert Mann
Born (1951-11-22) November 22, 1951 (age 66)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Columbus, Ohio
College Indiana University
Turned professional 1974
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 1
Other 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 7 times
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T51: 1979

Robert Mann (born November 22, 1951) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour from 1977–1980.

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.[1]

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.

Amateur wins[edit]

  • 1969 Wisconsin Junior Amateur
  • 1970 Wisconsin Junior Amateur

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour wins[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Nov 5, 1978 Walt Disney World National Team Championship
(with United States Wayne Levi)
–34 (64-65-62-63=254) 3 strokes United States Bobby Wadkins &
United States Lanny Wadkins

Other wins[edit]

Senior wins[edit]

  • 2005 Senior Stroke Play Championship


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