J.R. Roth

J.R. Roth

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Residence: Flushing, Mich.
  • College: Arizona
  • Birthdate: September 8, 1957
  • Age: 46
  • Turned Professional: 1979
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PGA Head Professional at Knollwood Country Club in West Bloomfield, Mich....Tied for 17th in the 2004 PGA Club Professional Championship . . .Winner, 2003 Michigan CPC, 1993 PGA Club Professional Championship, runner-up in 1987 and third in 1996. . . Tied for 10th in the 2003 Northern PGA CPC and Tied for 12th in 2002...Member of 1988, '94, '96 U.S. PGA Cup Team. . Winner of 10 Michigan PGA "major" titles - 1987-88 Yamaha Classic, 1995, '96, '99 Tournament of Champions, 1998 Michigan Open, 1998, '99, 2001, '03 Michigan PGA Championship, surpassed only by Michigan PGA legends Al Watrous (13) and Chick Harbert (10), the 1954 PGA Champion. . .1987, '96, '98, '99 Michigan PGA Player of the Year. . Competed in four PGA Championships. . .Top PGA Tour finishes are: 31st in 2000 Buick Open, 33rd in 1999 Buick Open, 37th in 1994 World Series of Golf, 54th in 1994 Honda Classic and 55th in 1998 Buick Open. . . A member of 17 Fuller Cup Teams - composed of Michigan professionals vs. "All-Star" state amateurs . . .Memorable rounds included a bogey-free 54-hole total of 198 (67-65-66) to win by nine strokes in the 2001 Michigan PGA Championship; a 66 in a pro-am for the World Series of Golf at Firestone Country Club prior to the 1994 World Series of Golf; and a final-round 65 in the 1998 Michigan Open to rally from seven strokes for a playoff berth, then win the playoff with a first-hole birdie . . .Has recorded 12 holes in one, including six in competition.

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