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Full name  Robert A. Shearer
Masters Tournament  T35: 1977
Weight  84 kg
Nationality  Australia
Name  Bob Shearer
PGA tour wins  1

Turned professional  1970
Role  Golfer
European seniors tour  4
Professional wins  27
Height  1.83 m
European tour  2
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Born  May 25, 1948 (age 67) Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (1948-05-25)
Residence  Dingley Village, Victoria, Australia
Former tours  PGA Tour of Australasia, PGA European Tour, PGA TOUR, European Senior Tour

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Robert A. Shearer (born 25 May 1948) is an Australian professional golfer and golf course architect.


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Shearer was born in Melbourne, Victoria. He won the 1969 Australian Amateur and turned pro in 1970.

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Shearer won the PGA Tour of Australia Order of Merit four times: 1974, 1977, 1981, 1982. He spent five years on the European Tour and then nine on the PGA Tour. His career year was 1982 when he won the Australian Open and his sole PGA Tour event, the Tallahassee Open. He had 18 top-10 finishes in PGA Tour events. His best finish in a major championship was a T-7 at the 1978 Open Championship.

Today he splits his time between his golf course design work and the European Seniors Tour.

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Amateur wins (1)

  • 1969 Australian Amateur
  • PGA Tour wins (1)

    PGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

    European Tour wins (2)

    European Tour playoff record (0–1)

    Australasia wins (20)

  • 1974 Chrysler Classic, Tasmanian Open, Coca-Cola Lakes Open
  • 1975 West Lakes Classic
  • 1976 New Zealand Airlines Classic, Chrysler Classic
  • 1977 CBA West Lakes Classic, Colgate Champion of Champions
  • 1978 New Zealand Open
  • 1980 Coolangatta-Tweed Heads Classic
  • 1981 New Zealand Open, Air New Zealand Shell Open
  • 1982 Australian Open, New South Wales Open
  • 1983 Australian PGA Championship, New South Wales PGA Championship, Victorian Open
  • 1984 South Australian Open
  • 1985 South West Open
  • 1986 Rich River Classic
  • Results in major championships

    DNP = did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    WD = withdrew
    "T" indicates a tie for a place
    Yellow background for top-10.

    Team appearances

  • World Cup (representing Australia): 1975, 1976
  • References

    Bob Shearer Wikipedia

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