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Bob Boyd

  • Birthplace: Mt. Olive, N.C.
  • Residence: Wilmington, N.C.
  • Birth Date: 07/29/1955
  • Age: 54
  • Height: 6-2
  • Eligibility Code: 15
  • Turned Pro: 1977

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Player Notes

PGA Life Member. . A member of the European Seniors Tour since 2004, during which time he has battled two bouts of acute myeloid leukemia. . .In 2009, lost twice in a playoff - at the Irish Seniors Open to Ian Woosnam and the Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open to John Bland. . .Nevertheless, achieved his best (18th) finish in the Order of Merit. . .Made an emotional return to the European Seniors Tour in 2007, following a recovery from a second bout of leukemia. . Winner, 2005 Open de Espana Senior Championship during his rookie season. . .Underwent a successful bone marrow transplant in June 2006, and started to play golf again that winter. In Dec., won the Carolinas PGA Crowfield Senior Open by seven strokes at Goose Creek, N.C., with rounds of 71 and 65. It was the same margin that he won the 2004 European Seniors Tour Qualifying School. . .Established himself as one of the all-time best performers in Carolinas PGA history, highlighted by his winning the 1988 PGA Professional National Championship in Pinehurst, N.C. . .Tied for 15th in the 2007 Callaway Golf Senior PGA Professional National Championship. . .Is making second appearance in the Senior PGA Championship . . Tied for 52nd in the 2004 Southern PGA Professional Championship. . .Best Regional PGA Championship finish was a runner-up spot in 2002… Tied for fifth in 2000 PGA Professional National Championship, tied for 23rd in 2004, tied for 27th in 2001 and tied for 30th in 2003 . . . Competed on 1990, 2000 U.S. PGA Cup Team . . 2003 Junior/ Senior Champion…. A seven-time Carolinas PGA Section Player of the Year 1988, '89, '92, '93, '98, '99, '02 . . . Winner of 27 individual and 20 team major championships in PGA Section competition: 1984, '89, '93, '94, '99 Carolinas PGA Section Championship, 1982, '89, '99 Carolinas Open Championship, 1988 Carolinas PGA Section Match Play Championship, 1985, '89, '92, '93, '94 South Carolina Open Championship, 1995. 2000, '04 North Carolina Open, 1993, '94, '97 Michael Thomas Tradition, 1989, '94 South Carolina PGA Championship, 1990 Maryland Open, 1990 Wilson PGA Club Professional Classic, Team titles: 1992, '94, '95, '98 Carolinas PGA Pro/Pro Championship; 1981, '85, '89, '93, '94 South Carolina Pro-Pro Championship; 2000 South Carolinas Pro/Assistant Championship; 1987, '88, '98, '03 Carolinas PGA Senior/Junior Championship, 1990 Middle Atlantic PGA Pro/Pro Championship; 1991 Middle Atlantic PGA Pro Assistant Championship 1991 Middle Atlantic PGA Pro/Amateur Championship . . Has competed in 15 major championships, including five U.S. Opens, 10 PGA Championships, making the cut in four PGA Championships and finishing low PGA Professional each time. . ..Member, 1983-84 PGA Tour, with best finish -T-6 in 1983 Houston Open. . .Recorded career-best round of 59 in 2001 at Pine Valley Country Club in Wilmington, N.C., and has recorded 60 four times . . .Has recorded 11 holes-in-one.

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