The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Bob Leaver

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Nashville, Tenn.
  • Residence: Greensboro, N.C.
  • Birthdate: July 1, 1943
  • Age: 61
  • Turned Pro: 1970
Player Notes

PGA Life Member...Tied for 26th in the 2004 PGA Senior Club Professional Championship...Played on the PGA Tour between 1971 and '73...Winner, 1978 Carolinas PGA Championship, 1986 Carolinas Match Play Championship, 1992 National Match Play Championship, 1994 Senior Stoke Play Championship and the 1995 Carolinas Senior PGA Championship. Played on the PGA Tour between 1971 and '73. In 1993 after 28 years of service as the head professional at Pine Brook C.C. Leaver retired. Presently is a Monday qualifier on the Champions Tour traveling around America in a motor home with his two pet dogs

Career Summary

1995 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 8; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 74.75; money $19,249 (ranked 103rd); best finish T-27th, U.S. Senior Open.

1996 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 5; top 10 finishes - 0; money $12,645; best finish T-41st, du Maurier Champions.

1997 Champions Tour Summary
57th in American Express Invitational, missed cut in PGA Seniors'Championship, T-50th in Bruno's Memorial Classic & T-61st in Bank of Boston Classic.

1998 Champions Tour Summary
T-55th in GTE Classic and T-54th in PGA Seniors'Championship.

1999 Champions Tour Summary
T54th in Invitational, missed cut U.S. Senior Open.

2000 Champions Tour Summary
Missed cut in Senior PGA Championship, T69th in Enterprise Rent-A-Car Match Play championship and T38th in The Transamerica.

2001 Champions Tour Summary
Played just once in 2001, 67th in Instinet Classic.

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