Bob Burns (golfer)


Robert Donald Burns born April 5, 1968 is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour

Burns was born in Mission Hills, California Burns went to John F Kennedy High school located in the San Fernando Valley He attended college at Cal State Northridge and was a member of the golf team He won All-American honors his junior year, and was the individual medalist at the 1990 NCAA Division II Championship He turned pro in 1991 and joined the PGA Tour in 1994

During Burns' first month on the PGA Tour, his home in Northridge, California was rocked by the destructive 1994 Northridge earthquake He ended his rookie season 101st on the money list but failed to qualify for the PGA Tour for 1995 by a single stroke, and spent the next two years on the Nike Tour now Nationwide Tour His career hit a low-point in 1997 when he failed to qualify for either tour In 1998, his fortunes improved dramatically when he won two tournaments and finished first on the Nike Tour money list with $178,664 in earnings1

Burns regained his PGA Tour card for the following season and continued to improve his game In 2002, he won once and earned over a million dollars in a single season for the first time in his career His career took another downturn, however, and he was back on the Nationwide Tour in 2005 after failing to qualify by a single shot2

Contents

  • 1 Professional wins 3
    • 11 PGA Tour wins 1
    • 12 Nike Tour wins 2
  • 2 Results in major championships
  • 3 See also
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

Professional wins 3edit

PGA Tour wins 1edit

No Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 Oct 20, 2002 Disney Golf Classic −25 63-68-67-65=263 1 stroke Chris DiMarco

Nike Tour wins 2edit

No Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runners-up
1 May 17, 1998 Nike Dominion Open −14 71-66-65-72=274 2 strokes Pat Bates, Eric Johnson
Perry Moss, Mike Sullivan
2 Oct 25, 1998 Nike Tour Championship −5 73-69-67-74=283 3 strokes Jeff Gove

Results in major championshipsedit

Tournament 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
US Open CUT DNP DNP T51 DNP DNP DNP T66
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP
US Open DNP DNP DNP CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP 67

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

See alsoedit

  • 1993 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
  • 1998 Nike Tour graduates
  • 1999 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
  • 2001 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates

Referencesedit

  1. ^ "Bob Burns – Career" PGA Tour Retrieved November 4, 2016 
  2. ^ The Golf Blog: December 2004 Archived November 20, 2006, at the Wayback Machine

External linksedit

  • Bob Burns at the PGA Tour official site


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