Ronnie Black

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Ronnie Black
Personal information
Full name Ronald Jay Black
Born (1958-05-26) May 26, 1958 (age 58)
Lovington, New Mexico
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Tucson, Arizona
Career
College Lamar University
Turned professional 1981
Current tour(s) Champions Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 2
Other 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T6: 1984
U.S. Open T44: 1985
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T21: 1986

Ronald Jay Black (born May 26, 1958) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour and Champions Tour.

Black was born in Lovington, New Mexico. He attended Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, where he was a member of the golf team. He turned pro in 1981.

Black won two events on the PGA Tour during his career both in the mid-1980s. He has more than $3 million in career earnings.[1] His best finish in a major championship was T-6 at The Masters in 1984.[2]

Black began playing on the Champions Tour in 2008. His best finish in his first two seasons was T-2 at the 2009 Dick's Sporting Goods Open.

Black was inducted into the Cardinal Hall of Honor at Lamar University in 1993.[3] He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Professional wins (4)[edit]

PGA Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 Oct 9, 1983 Southern Open −9 (68-69-65-69=271) Playoff Scotland Sam Torrance
2 Jul 15, 1984 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic −17 (69-69-66-63=267) 1 stroke United States Willie Wood

PGA Tour playoff record (1–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1983 Southern Open Scotland Sam Torrance Won with birdie on fourth extra hole
2 1989 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic Australia Wayne Grady Lost to birdie on first extra hole

Other wins (2)[edit]

this list may be incomplete

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Masters Tournament DNP DNP T6 T41 DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP CUT T44 CUT DNP DNP T54
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP T34 CUT T21 T28 T25 69
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T29 DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 6
Totals 0 0 0 0 1 3 16 10
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 5 (1986 PGA – 1997 PGA)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biographical information from ESPN.com". Retrieved 20 September 2007. 
  2. ^ "Golf Major Championships". Retrieved 2008-01-22. 
  3. ^ "Cardinal Hall of Honor". Retrieved 20 September 2007. 

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