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Bob Shaw (golfer)

Robert J. Shaw (born 24 December 1944) is an Australian professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1970s.

Bob Shaw
Personal information
Full nameRobert J. Shaw
Born (1944-12-24) 24 December 1944 (age 74)
Sydney, Australia
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality Australia
Turned professional1965
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins5
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 1973
PGA ChampionshipT20: 1972
U.S. OpenCUT: 1969, 1970
The Open ChampionshipT27: 1968

Shaw was born in Sydney. He turned professional in 1965.

Shaw played in Europe in the 1960s, winning the Spanish Open in 1968. His best finishes in PGA Tour events were a T-2 at both the 1969 Tallahassee Open and the 1971 Greater Milwaukee Open plus a win at the 1972 Tallahassee Open with a 15-under-par 273 by two strokes over Leonard Thompson.[1] His best finish in a major was T20 at the 1972 PGA Championship.[2]

Professional wins (5)Edit

PGA Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 23 April 1972 Tallahassee Open −15 (70-67-68-68=273) 2 strokes   Leonard Thompson

Other wins (4)Edit

Team appearancesEdit


  1. ^ "Today in Golf History: April 23". Archived from the original on 11 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-19.
  2. ^ "Golf Major Championships".

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