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Bob Boyd (golfer)

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Nationality  United States
Name  Bob Boyd
Turned professional  1977
U.S. Open  T50: 1983
Professional wins  19
Masters Tournament  DNP
European seniors tour  1
Spouse  Pamela Bennett Boyd
Role  Golfer

Bob Boyd (golfer) Bob Boyd (golfer)

Full name
  Robert McLean Boyd, Jr.
Born  July 29, 1955Mount Olive, North Carolina (1955-07-29)
Children  Robert McLean Boyd, III
Died  February 21, 2011, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Education  University of Maryland, College Park
Former tours  PGA TOUR, European Senior Tour

Robert McLean Boyd, Jr. (July 29, 1955 – February 21, 2011) was an American professional golfer.


Boyd was born in Mount Olive, North Carolina. He played his college golf at (and graduated from) the University of Maryland. He turned professional in 1977.

Boyd spent 1983 and 1984 on the PGA Tour. His best finish was a T-6 at the 1983 Houston Coca-Cola Open. He also played a handful of tournaments on the Nationwide Tour where his best finish was a T-4 at the 1996 NIKE Carolina Classic.

Boyd also played on the European Seniors Tour from 2005 to 2010. He had won the Castellon Costa Azahar Open de España in 2005.

Professional wins

this list may be incomplete

  • 1982 Carolinas Open
  • 1984 Carolinas PGA Championship
  • 1985 South Carolina Open
  • 1988 PGA Club Professional Championship
  • 1989 South Carolina Open, Carolinas Open, Carolinas PGA Championship
  • 1990 Maryland Open
  • 1992 South Carolina Open
  • 1993 South Carolina Open, Carolinas Open, Carolinas PGA Championship
  • 1994 South Carolina Open, Carolinas PGA Championship
  • 1995 North Carolina Open
  • 1999 Carolinas Open
  • 2000 North Carolina Open
  • 2004 North Carolina Open
  • Results in major championships

    Note: Boyd never played in the Masters Tournament nor The Open Championship.
    DNP = Did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" = tied

    Other achievements

  • 7-time Carolina PGA Player of the Year
  • 22-time Carolina PGA section major winner
  • 10-time PGA Championship qualifier
  • 5-time U.S. Open qualifier
  • U.S. national team appearances

  • PGA Cup: 1990 (winners), 2000 (winners)
  • References

    Bob Boyd (golfer) Wikipedia