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Official World Golf Ranking: 1954
Born: Sun,Jun 9,1968 - Portsmouth, Ohio
Age: 56y 1m 5d, Nationality: USA
Home: Dublin, Ohio
College: Glenville State University (WV)
Turned Pro: 1991
Notes: PGA Classification: A-14 PGA Section: Southern Ohio PGA Membership: 1994 Facility: Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club, Powell, Ohio Notes: PGA Director of Instruction at Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club..Won the 2023 Senior PGA Professional Championship at PGA Golf Club...Shot a final-round 6-under 66 to finish at 15-under 272 and win by six strokes...Became the seventh PGA of America Golf Professional to win the Senior PPC twice...He previously won the event in 2018, also at PGA...

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Bob Sowards

PGA Classification: A-14
PGA Section: Southern Ohio
PGA Membership: 1994

Facility: Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club, Powell, Ohio

Notes: PGA Director of Instruction at Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club..Won the 2023 Senior PGA Professional Championship at PGA Golf Club...Shot a final-round 6-under 66 to finish at 15-under 272 and win by six strokes...Became the seventh PGA of America Golf Professional to win the Senior PPC twice...He previously won the event in 2018, also at PGA Golf Club...His victory earned him a place on the Corebridge Financial Team at the 2024 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship...Made the cut at the 2023 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship at PGA Frisco...Finished, T-5 at the 2021 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship at Southern Hills after leading for portions of the second round (earned the second-largest payday of his professional career with $106,000)...Also played in the 2022 and '19 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championships...Winner, 2023, '22, '21, '19, '18 Senior PGA Professional Player of the Year...Winner, 2014, '05, '04, '03 PGA Professional Player of the Year...His nine national PGA awards are the most in the history of the Association...Winner, 2004 PGA Professional Championship at Longaberger Golf Club in Nashport, Ohio...Has earned spots in 11 PGA Championships, tied for second all-time among PGA Professionals...Member of 2005, '13, '15, and '19 U.S. PGA Cup Teams; Ignited final-day comeback victory in the 2019 PGA Cup by holing out a blind, downhill pitch on the 18th hole for eagle to secure the first U.S. point of the day...Inducted into the Southern Ohio PGA Section Hall of Fame in 2019...Has won 20 Southern Ohio PGA Section Player of the Year awards (2022, 2011-20, 2002-07, 2000, 1997, 1995), the most in the section's history...Has won the Southern Ohio PGA Section Senior Player of the Year in all six years of his eligibility (2018-23)...10-time Southern Ohio PGA Section Champion...Winner, six consecutive Southern Ohio Senior PGA Professional Championships (2023, '22, '21, '20, '19, '18)...Has won the SOPGA Senior PPC in every year of his eligibility...Winner, 2023, '22, '21, '20, '19 Ohio Senior Open...Winner, 2020, '19, '18 Southern Ohio PGA Tour Championship; 2020, '19, '18, '17, '16 Southern Ohio PGA Match Play Championship; 2019 Southern Ohio PGA Senior Match Play Championship; 2010, '04, '02 Ohio Open...Five-time winner of PGA Stroke Play Championship (2016, '14, '13, '06, '05)...Three-time winner of PGA Match Play Championship (2013, '12, '06)...Winner, 2023 PGA Senior Stroke Play Championship and Quarter Century Championship...Competed full-time on the Korn Ferry Tour in 1998, 2004, and 2009, playing a total of 76 events and making 31 cuts (he had five top-25 finishes, best was T-12th at the 1998 Lakeland Classic)...Competed full-time on the PGA TOUR in 2008, with best finish T-9th in the 2008 Wyndham Championship...Has played a total of 41 events on the PGA TOUR...At Glenville State, he was a two-time All-American, three-time conference golfer of the year and four-time all-conference selection...Was inducted into the Glenville State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2004...Made a name for himself early in life, finishing as a co-champion of the 1986 OHSAA AA state championship.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 124, Cuts Made: 49 (40%), Top Tens: 2 (2%) , Rounds: 347, Scoring Avg: 72.27, Career Earnings: $527,096 - Best Finish: Senior PGA (T-5th)
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Career Totals for Bob Sowards per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
  
2
  
  
  
1
  
  
  
1
  
  
69.072.0
  
  
70.570.3
  
----$120,867
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
27%75
  
  
70.471.772.171.0
  
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14
  
  
  
  
  
00%4
  
8471.6
  
71.972.171.972.0
  
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0%0
  
  
  
63
  
  
71.472.171.371.771.4----
  
  
  
25%00%
  
  
  
  
00%21
  
  
74.0
  
72.973.8
  
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0
  
  
0%
  
  
3072.3
  
  
  
72.972.372.7----$11,385
300%
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
6
  
73.70073.0073.0----
  
31
  
0
  
00%0
  
00%8
  
  
  
  
72.872.572.8----
  
  
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
73.073.50073.30
  
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50%0
  
  
  
0
  
00%676.5
  
  
  
74.371.073.2----$2,250
2
  
100%
  
  
0
  
00%
  
  
  
71.0
  
78.5
  
72.575.874.1----$21,832
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals110460128313$484,839
Green cells highlight the best in each column/category, yellow the worst.
Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.