The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Scott Bess

Player Data
  • Birthplace: St. Louis, Mo.
  • Residence: Columbia, Mo.
  • Birthdate: June 22, 1950
  • Age: 54
  • Turned Pro: 1973
Player Notes

A PGA Life Member. . . Tied for 32nd in the 2004 Callaway Golf PGA Senior Club Professional Championship. . .Qualified for two NCAA tournaments, captain of the 1972 team, winner of several events. . .Qualified for the U.S. Amateur in 1968, Missouri State Amateur Champion in 1969 (the last amateur to defeat Tom Watson, coming in the Missouri Amateur. . .Qualified and finished tied for 16th in 1970 U.S. Amateur. . . .Competed in the 1979, '84, '85, '86, '88 PGA Championship, the 2000-02 U.S. Senior Open and tied for 64th in the 2002 Senior PGA Championship. . .Withdrew from the 1968 US Amateur due to an injury. . . .Winner, 1977-78 Gateway PGA Assistant Player of the Year. . .Section Player of the Year in 1985, '89...Section Senior Player of the Year in 2001, '03. . .Competed on the PGA Tour from 1979-80, and the former Ben Hogan Tour in 1990. . .Has recorded six holes in one, including one in the 1970 U.S. Amateur, the St. Clair Open, the Missouri Open and the PGA Club Professional Championship. . .Special interests include golf club design and alteration, tennis, target shooting and automobiles

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