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Roy  Vucinich

Roy Vucinich

Moon Township, Pa.

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Updated: Friday, 25 May 2012 09:51 PM
  • Birthplace: Moon Township, Pa.
  • Residence: Moon Township, Pa.
  • Age: 65
  • Turned Pro: 1966

PGA Life Member... Finished tied for seventh in the 2011 Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship; T-15 in the 2008 Championship. . .Perhaps premier senior playing moment was in 2002, when he tied for fourth in the Senior PGA Championship at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Had shared second place through 54 holes…Served as head professional for 27 years at Allegheny Country Club in Sewickley, Pa., before retiring in 1999 and earning a berth on the Champions Tour. . . Winner, 1997-98 PGA Senior Professional Player of the Year. . . Winner of the 1999 Reebok Golf PGA Senior Stroke Play Championship. . . Winner, Tri-State Open (1973, '80, '91, ’04, 06), Tri-State Senior Open (1998, ‘01, ‘05, ‘07, ’08) Chapter PGA Championship (1977-'78) Championship, Western PGA Golf Association Championship (1977, '78, '85, '93, '94, ‘05), winner, 2009 TaylorMade/Adidas Golf Quarter Century Championship, ’10 PGA Senior Winter Program…1984 Pennsylvania Open, 1981 Tri-State PGA Match Play Championship, 1988 Pennsylvania State Open, 2005 Falling Rock Classic, 2007 Tri-State PGA Tour Championship … Winner, 2010 Tri-State PGA Senior Sectional… Finished 13th in the 1997 Senior British Open at Royal Port Rush… Finished 6th in 1999 Senior PGA Tour Qualifying School…Tied for 22nd in 1998 U.S. Senior Open after charging into contention and was in 2nd place through 36 holes at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. … Tied for 42nd in 1999 U.S. Senior Open. . . Selected Tri-State PGA Player of the Year (1977, '81, '85, '88) and Tri-State PGA Senior Player of the Year (1998, ’99, ’05, ’08, ’09, ’10, ’11), 1989 Tri-State PGA Teacher of the Year … Inducted into Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 2001 and the Tri-State PGA Hall of Fame in 2008.