Bobby Walzel

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Bobby Walzel
Personal information
Full name Robert Morris Walzel
Born (1949-09-26) September 26, 1949 (age 67)
Houston, Texas
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)
Nationality  United States
College University of Houston
Turned professional 1973
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 1981
U.S. Open T19: 1979
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T8: 1980

Robert Morris Walzel (born September 26, 1949) is an American professional golfer.

Walzel was born in Houston, Texas. He played college golf at the University of Houston where he was on the teams that won back-to-back NCAA Division I Championships in 1969 and 1970. He turned professional in 1973.

Walzel played on the PGA Tour from 1974 to 1981. His best finishes were two third places in 1977: at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic and at the Tallahassee Open. He did win the 1979 Magnolia State Classic, a PGA Tour-sponsored "satellite" event played opposite the Masters Tournament.[1] His best finish in a major was a T-8 at the 1980 PGA Championship.

Walzel played on the Champions Tour from 2001 to 2004. His best finish was a T-2 at 2001 Verizon Classic.

Professional wins[edit]


  1. ^ "Walzel Tops Gardner In Magnolia Playoff". Pittsburgh Press. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. UPI. April 16, 1979. p. C-6. Retrieved March 10, 2011. 

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