Bobby Lincoln

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Bobby Lincoln
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Personal information
Full nameRobert James Lincoln
Born (1953-09-08) 8 September 1953 (age 65)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight209 lb (95 kg; 14.9 st)
Nationality South Africa
ResidenceEdenvale, Gauteng, South Africa
Turned professional1971
Current tour(s)European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s)Sunshine Tour
European Tour
Professional wins19
Number of wins by tour
Sunshine Tour15 (9th all time)
European Senior Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
U.S. OpenDNP
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 1981
PGA ChampionshipDNP

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 wins (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 wins (3)[edit]

European Seniors Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 10 Jun 2007 Jersey Seniors Classic −11 (71-67-67=205) 2 strokes Scotland Bill Longmuir

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1981
The Open Championship CUT

Note: Lincoln only played in The Open Championship.
CUT = missed the half-way cut

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