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RON PHILO JR

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 7
  • Birthplace: Tallahassee, Fla.
  • Residence: Amelia Island, Fla.
  • Birthdate: December 22, 1965
  • Age: 39
  • Turned Pro: 1989
  • College: Florida State
Player Notes

Splits his year as a PGA Teaching Professional at The Kittansett Club in Marion, Mass., in the summer and during the winter at Amelia Island Plantation in Amelia Island, Fla. . . Finished fifth in the 2005 PGA Club Professional Championship. . .Winner of two separate PGA Section Championships - the 1993 North Florida PGA Championship and the 2004 New England PGA Championship. . . .Selected 1994, '96 North Florida PGA Player of the Year and 2003, '04 New England PGA Player of the Year. . .Other victories include: 2003 Rhode Island Open, 1999, '00, '01 Vermont PGA Championship, 1999 Bacardi Trophy at Bermuda Goodwill, 1993, '95 NFPGA Section Championship, ...Runner-up, 2004 Eastern PGA Club Professional Championship, 2003 New England PGA Championship, 1994 Nike Pensacola Open ...Tied for third in the 2003 Eastern PGA CPC...Tied for fourth in the 2004 PGA CPC...Tied for seventh in the 2002 Eastern PGA CPC . . .Winner, 1994, '95 NFPGA Chapter Teacher of the Year, 1990 North Florida PGA Assistant Professional of the Year...Has competed in the 1999 U.S. Open, the 1994, '96, '97 PGA Championships ...Member of the former Nike Tour in 1994-95, collecting 10 top-10 finishes through 1998...Owns four course records: Country Club of Vermont (65), Killington Golf Club (64), Golden Eagle (66), The Moors (62) . . . Has recorded two holes-in-one, both in competition.

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