The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Gibby Gilbert

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Residence: Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Birthdate: January 13, 1941
  • Age: 64
  • Turned Pro: 1964
Player Notes

Got started in golf at age 13 by his father...Lists Los Angeles CC as his favorite golf course...Former member of Champions Tour Division Board...Son Gibby III has played on the Nationwide Tour.... Runner-up in 1980 Masters.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
6 - 1992 Southwestern Bell Classic, Kroger Senior Classic, First of America Classic & 1993 Las Vegas Senior Classic, 1996 Boone Valley Classic, 1997 Royal Caribbean.

PGA Tour
3 - 1970 Houston Open, 1976 Memphis Classic & 1977 Walt Disney World Team Championship with Grier Jones.

Other
1988, '89 & '90 Tennessee Open

Career Summary

1991 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.91 (ranked 12th); money $392,351 (ranked 14th); best finish, second, First of America Classic and Vantage Championship... Only Jim Dent earned more money without a win in 1991.

1992 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average 70.65 (ranked 12th); money $603,630 (ranked 8th); won, Southwestern Bell Classic, Kroger Senior Classic and First of America Classic.

1993 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.72 (ranked 12th); money $661,378 (ranked 11th); winner Las Vegas Senior Classic.

1994 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 71.63 (ranked 32nd); money $352,342 (ranked 27th); best finish 4th, BellSouth Senior Classic.

1995 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.47 (ranked 26th); money $361,645 (ranked 34th); best finish T-3rd, Burnet Senior Classic.

1996 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 72.63 (ranked 59th); money $446,307 (ranked 30th); winner, Boone Valley Classic.

1997 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 71.77 (ranked 36th); money $440,533 (ranked 34th); winner at Royal Caribbean Classic.

1998 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 72.12 (ranked 50th); money $416,584 (ranked 43rd); best finish T-2nd, MasterCard Championship

1999 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 72.28 (ranked 64th); money $270,484 (ranked 57th); best finish 10th, BankBoston Classic.

2000 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.44 (ranked 71st); money $123,528 (ranked 80th); best finish T18th, Las Vegas Senior Classic. Missed almost three months in the summer when he was operated on for bone spurs at the end of his collarbone and right rotator cuff.

2001 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.47 (ranked 58th); money $134,828 (ranked 82nd); best finish T17th, Kroger Senior Classic.

2002 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 73.30 (ranked 82nd); money $134,125 (ranked 86th); best finish, T-8th SBC Senior Classic.

2003 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered -21; top 10 finishes -1; stroke average 73.34 (ranked 81st); money $100,290 (ranked 87th); Best finish, T-9th Long Island Classic.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 18; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 74.96 (ranked 81st); money $36,613 (ranked 105th); Best finish, T-42nd Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn.

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