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Ronnie Black

  • Birthplace: Lovington, NM
  • Residence: Tucson, AZ
  • Birth Date: May 26, 1958
  • height: 6-1
  • Turned Pro: 1981

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PGA TOUR Victories

(2) 1983,Southern Open. 1984,Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic.

2009 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$31,150 (210)

PGA TOUR Best Round

68 at Round 2, Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- Southern Open, Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic.

Career Highlights

Two-time winner on PGA TOUR since joining in 1982...Finished 152nd on the 2001 money list with a solo-fifth effort in 2001 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Also had a T12 in the B.C. Open..First victory came in 1983 Southern Open, where he birdied the fourth playoff hole to defeat Sam Torrance...Won the following year at the Anheuser-Busch Classic, overcoming a seven-stroke deficit with a final-round 63 to defeat Willie Wood by one stroke...Winner of the 1976-77 New Mexico High School Championships...Won 1981 Southland Conference Championship while attending Lamar University...Winner of 1989 Pebble Beach Invitational.

Personal

First picked up a club at age nine, but it wasn't until he attended Lamar University that he saw a course with bunkers...father was high school basketball coach and brother a PGA professional.

PGA TOUR Playoff Record

1-1

Other Information

Made his Champions Tour debut at the 2008 Commerce Bank Championship after open qualifying to get into the event. Finished T49 on the Red Course at Eisenhower Park. Made seven more appearances along the way and finished the season with $191,484 in earnings. Posted first top-10 finish on the Champions Tour in just his second start when he posted three straight sub-par rounds at the En-Joie GC to finish T7 at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open in July. Posted five top-20 finishes in his eight starts, including a T16 at the Senior British Open. Made two starts on the PGA TOUR in 2008 prior to turning 50, with a T39 at the Puerto Rico Open (in his 550th career TOUR start) his best outing. Also played in three Nationwide Tour events, with a T16 at the South Georgia Classic his best finish. Two-time winner on PGA TOUR since joining in 1982. First victory came at the 1983 Southern Open, where he birdied the fourth playoff hole to defeat Sam Torrance. Won the following year at the Anheuser-Busch Classic, overcoming a seven-stroke deficit with a final-round 63 to defeat Willie Wood by one stroke. Winner of the 1976-77 New Mexico High School Championships. Won 1981 Southland Conference Championship while attending Lamar University. Winner of 1989 Pebble Beach Invitational. First picked up a club at age 9, but it wasn't until he attended Lamar that he saw a course with bunkers. Father was a high school basketball coach and brother a PGA professional.

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