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Bobby Mitchell (golfer)

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Nationality  United States
Height  1.83 m
Professional wins  5
U.S. Open  T12: 1970
Role  Golfer
Turned professional  1959

Masters Tournament  T2: 1972
Name  Bobby Mitchell
PGA tour wins  2
Other  3
PGA Championship  T34: 1971
Weight  84 kg
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Born  February 23, 1943 (age 72) Chatham, Virginia (1943-02-23)

The Open Championship  CUT: 1981, 1985
Former tours  PGA TOUR, Champions Tour

Bobby Mitchell (born February 23, 1943) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour.


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Mitchell was born in Chatham, Virginia and was raised in nearby Danville, Virginia. He dropped out of high school and turned pro at 15. He won the Virginia State Golf Association Open, the Virginia State PGA Open and the Carolinas PGA Championship before joining the PGA Tour.

Mitchell won two PGA Tour events during his career: the 1971 Cleveland Open and the 1972 Tournament of Champions. He had more than two dozen top-10 finishes in PGA Tour events including more than a half-dozen 2nd or 3rd-place finishes. His best finish in a major was T2 at the 1972 Masters Tournament.

Since 1991, Mitchell has traveled to Finland in the summer to teach golf to young people in association with Averett University. Mitchell joined the Champions Tour in 1995; his best finish in a Champions Tour event is a T-12 at The Transamerica in 1995.

PGA Tour wins

PGA Tour playoff record (1–0)

Other wins

  • 1965 Virginia Open, Virginia PGA Open
  • 1967 Carolinas PGA Championship
  • References

    Bobby Mitchell (golfer) Wikipedia

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