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Bob Ackerman

  • Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Mich.
  • Residence: West Bloomfield, Mich.
  • Birth Date: 03/27/1953
  • Age: 58
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  • PGA Membership: 1981
  • PGA Section: Michigan
  • Eligibility Code: 5
  • Turned Pro: 1975

Player Notes

PGA Master Professional, golf clinician and owner of Bob Ackerman Golf in Bloomfield, Mich.…Tied for 11th in the 2004 Northern PGA Club Professional Championship. . .Four-time Illinois PGA Player of the Year (1985, ’87, ’88, ’89). . .Winner, 1989 Illinois Open, Illinois PGA Championship (1988, ’92), Illinois PGA Match Play Championship (1984, ’87, ’88, ’89, ’96), 1984 PGA Senior-Junior Championship (with Bill Kozak), two PGA Tournament Series events (1980, ’81), 1975 Michigan Open. . ..Enjoyed a distinguished career at Indiana University, earning medalist honors in the 1975 Big Ten Conference Championship during the Hoosiers’ team title season. . .Selected All-Big Ten (1973-75). . . Competed on the PGA Tour in 1982. . .Competed in 1985, ’86, ’94 PGA Championships, and the 1981 U.S. Open. . .Posted then-course record 65 at the Jack Nicklaus Resort Course in La Quinta, Calif., in the 1989 Wilson PGA Professional Classic.

Personal

Wife, Sandy; Children: Grace, twins Ray and Dan; Piper

Hobbies/Special Interests

Hunting and fishing

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