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Golf – 1986 – PGA Golf Championship – ABCs Jack Whitaker Interviews Winner Bob Tway & Bunker Shot

Bob Tway is an American professional golfer….who has won numerous tournaments including eight PGA Tour victories…..as he spent 25 weeks in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking in 1986–87.  After turning pro in 1981, he joined the PGA Tour in 1985….then in 1986, he was named PGA Player of the Year after finishing the season with four victories including one major, the PGA Championship….as seen in this video herewith….plus, he was second on the final money list that year….while being just a few dollars behind Greg Norman.

The 1986 PGA Championship was held at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio…..where Tway finished with a score of 276….and a two-stroke margin of victory over Greg Norman….after Tway had holed a greenside bunker shot at the 18th hole on the final day….which is a very memorable shot in golf history. Tway has PGA Tour career earnings in excess of 14 million dollars….and upon reaching the age of 50 in May 2009…..Tway began play on the Champions Tour…..with his best finish being a T-2 at the 2009 Administaff Small Business Classic, two strokes behind tournament winner John Cook.

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