Rosburg, Bob - Autographed Golf Ball
Born: Oct. 21, 1926 in San Francisco CA.
Died: May 14, 2009
Bob Rosburg won the 1959 PGA Championship which was played at the Minneapolis Golf Club in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Rosburg won with a 72-hole score of 277 by one stroke over Jerry Barber and Doug Sanders. Rosburg claimed that he won the 1959 PGA Championship without ever hitting a practice shot during that week, except for a few chips and puts. He came close to winning a second major that year finishing 2nd at the U.S. Open to Billy Casper. He also finished in a three way tie for 2nd at the 1969 U.S. Open, one stroke behind Orville Moody.
During his career, Rosburg was one of the most consistent top 10 finishers on the PGA Tour. Rosburg won the Vardon Trophy in 1958 for the lowest average score (70.11) on the PGA Tour that year. Rosburg's career year was 1959, when he finished seventh on the money list and was named to the Ryder Cup team after winning the PGA Championship and finishing second in the U.S. Open. In 1969, he won the PGA Club Professional Championship.Golf Links To The Past is proud to guarantee the authenticity of every autograph we sell. In addition, we provide appropriate documentation from official licensees who have commissioned private signings or we employ the services of the two leading independent autograph authenticating companies — James Spence Authentication (JSA) and/or PSA/DNA.
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