|Full name||Bruce Patton Summerhays|
February 14, 1944 |
St. Louis, Missouri
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)|
|College||University of Utah|
|Current tour(s)||Champions Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|PGA Tour Champions||3|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||65th: 1974|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||77th: 1981|
Summerhays was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended the University of Utah and turned professional in 1966. Summerhays spent his regular (under 50) career competing in mainly local events, but as a senior he has competed successfully on the Champions Tour. He has won three Champions Tour events and over $9 million in prize money.
Summerhays is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and says his favorite books are the Book of Mormon and the Bible. He and his wife, Carolyn, are the parents of eight children and have 30 grandchildren.
Summerhays' daughter, Carrie Summerhays Roberts, an All-American golfer at Brigham Young University, played on the LPGA Tour and is now the women's golf coach for BYU. Two of his nephews are also professional golfers; Daniel plays on the PGA Tour, and Boyd plays on PGA Tour Canada.
Professional wins (7)
Champions Tour wins (3)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||Aug 24, 1997||Saint Luke's Classic||–11 (63-71-65=199)||Playoff||Hugh Baiocchi|
|2||Jul 5, 1998||State Farm Senior Classic||–10 (69-68-69=206)||1 stroke||Walter Hall, Hale Irwin|
|3||Sep 12, 2004||Kroger Classic||–8 (69-71-68=208)||1 stroke||Gil Morgan, Doug Tewell, Jim Thorpe|
Champions Tour playoff record (1–1)
|1||1997||Saint Luke's Classic||Hugh Baiocchi||Won with par on second extra hole|
|2||1998||Kroger Senior Classic||Hugh Baiocchi, Bob Charles, Frank Conner, Larry Nelson||Baiocchi won with birdie on second extra hole|
Other wins (4)
- 1974 Northern California Open
- 1979 Northern California PGA Championship
- 1991 Utah PGA Championship
- 2008 Utah Open
U.S. national team appearances
- PGA Cup: 1977 (tie), 1978
- Sorensen, Mike (May 17, 2010). "A grand adventure". Deseret News. Retrieved July 16, 2011.
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- "BYU golf: Carrie Summerhays Roberts named women's coach". Deseret News. July 10, 2010. Retrieved July 6, 2011.