The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Bob Ralston

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Waterloo, N.Y.
  • Residence: Little Rock, Ark.
  • Birthdate: September 7, 1949
  • Age: 55
  • Turned Pro: 1970
Player Notes

PGA Life Member...Tied for eighth in the 2003 Callaway Golf PGA Senior Club Professional Championship and tied for 26th in 2004...Winner, 2003 PGA Senior Club Professional Player of the Year...Winner, PGA Tournament Series Senior Division events in 2001, '02, '03, '04...Winner, PGA Tournament Series Division events in 2004, '05...Named 1979, '80, '81, '83, '85, '89, '96, '98 South Central PGA Player of the Year, 1979, '80, '81, '83, '85, '86, '89 South Central PGA Match Play Championship, 1979, '81, '82, '86, '89, '96, '03 South Central PGA Championship, 1979, '80, '93, '97, '98 Section CPC Championship, 1980, '81 Arkansas Open. 2001, '02, '03, '04 Arkansas Senior Open...Won the first stage of the PGA Tour Qualifying School in 1979, but failed to advance through the finals...Finished runner-up, losing in a playoff to Mike San Filippo in the 2002 Callaway Golf PGA Senior Club Professional Championship...Competed on the PGA Tour from 1980-82...From 1985-99, competed on the former Ben Hogan Tour, Nike Tour and Buy.com Tour...In 2000, earned berth in 10 Champions Tour events through Monday qualifying...Ralston currently hold 12 course records and has 60, 13 times, including a last round of 60 in the PGA Winter Senior Stroke Play Tournament in 2004 on the South Course at PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, Fla...Ralston is the father-in-law of PGA Tour regular Glen Day, who married Ralston's daughter, Jennifer...Ralston's son Dustin, is director of golf at Greystone Country Club in Cabot, Ark. Heath, Bob's younger son, is affiliated with Alotian Club in Little Rock.

Career Summary

2004 Champions Tour Summary
Started in five Champions Tour events in 2004, best finish T25th, Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn.

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