Buddy Gardner

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Buddy Gardner
Personal information
Full name Frank Webb Gardner, Jr.
Born (1955-08-24) August 24, 1955 (age 62)
Montgomery, Alabama
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Birmingham, Alabama
Career
College Auburn University
Turned professional 1977
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 1
Number of wins by tour
Web.com Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 1986
U.S. Open T37: 1991
The Open Championship WD: 1977
PGA Championship T6: 1985

Frank Webb "Buddy" Gardner, Jr. (born August 24, 1955)[1] is an American professional golfer.

Gardner was born in Montgomery, Alabama.[1] He played college golf at Auburn University, where he was an All-American in 1977.[2] He turned professional in 1977.[1]

Gardner played on the PGA Tour from 1978 to 1993. Four times he finished in second place: T-2 at the 1979 Joe Garagiola-Tucson Open, T-2 at the 1979 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic, 2nd at the 1984 Houston Coca-Cola Open, and 2nd at the 1987 Big "I" Houston Open (lost to Jay Haas in a playoff). His best finish in a major was a T-6 at the 1985 PGA Championship.

Gardner played the Nike Tour from 1994 to 1997, while still playing some PGA Tour events. He had first played the tour in 1990, when he won the only event he entered, the Ben Hogan Panama City Beach Classic, held at the club he represented, the Hombre Golf Club.[1]

Amateur wins[edit]

  • 1974 Alabama Amateur[1]
  • 1975 Alabama Amateur[1]
  • 1976 Dixie Amateur[1]

Professional wins[edit]

Nationwide Tour wins[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Official 1991 PGA TOUR Media Guide. PGA Tour. 1990. p. 80. 
  2. ^ Auburn Chamber Announces 2007 Tiger Trail Inductees Archived July 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.

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