The 2004 Senior PGA Championship
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Bob Ford

Bob Ford

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Residence: Oakmont, Pa.
College: U Of Tampa
Birthdate: January 15, 1954
Age: 50
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 200
Turned Pro: 1975

Player Notes

A PGA Master Professional, who splits his golf season serving two of America's finest clubs. He is director of golf at Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pa., and head professional at Seminole Golf Club in North Palm Beach, Fla.... Making his first appearance in the Senior PGA Championship on a special invitation, having turned 50 on Jan. 16. . . Tied for 21st in the 2003 Northern PGA Club Professional Championship Open ... Tri-State PGA Champion in 1980, '82, '84, '94, '95, '99, 2002... Winner, 1979 West Penn Open, seven Tri-State Opens, 1975, '79, '81, '84, '88, '97, 2002... Winner, 1988, '93 national PGA Stroke Play Championship. . .Member of the PGA Cup Team in 1982, '84, '90, '96... Four-time Pittsburgh Open Champion, 1985, '88, '90, '99... Three-time Pennsylvania Open Champion, 1977, 1981, 1993... PGA National Stroke-Play Champion in 1988, 1993... Has competed in nine PGA Championships: 1981, '84, '89, '90 (Tied-70th), '93 (Tied-68th), '96, '97, '98, '99... Competed in the U.S. Open in 1980, '83 (Tied 26th), '96 (Tied-40th) . . .1983, '85 Pennsylvania PGA Champion... Nine-time winner of the Tri-State PGA Player of the Year and nine-time season low scoring average in the Tri-State PGA Section... In 1998, was inducted into the Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame... Winner, 1985, '97 national PGA Merchandiser of the Year (private facilities)... 1996 inductee, into the Allegheny Kiski-Valley Sports Hall of Fame...Served as Tri-State PGA president from 1994-98. . .Recipient, 1987 PGA Golf Professional of the Year, 1988 National PGA Club Professional Player of the Year, 1987 Tri-State PGA Teacher of the Year, 1986 Tri-State PGA Horton Smith Award... Has recorded 14 career holes in one, five of which were in competition... Co-Author of Golf: The Body, The Mind, The Game.

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