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VERWEY Bobby

Bobby VERWEY

RSA

Biography

ResidenceJohannesburg, South Africa
AttachmentBobby Verwey Golf Range
Date of Birth:21/01/1941
Place of Birth
Height & Weight6ft 15st 2lb (183cm 96kgs)
FamilyChildren: Frank (1966), Bradley (1968), Darren (1970)
InterestsHorse racing, bridge, movies, books, show jumping
Turned Pro1959
Qualifying School

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Like his brother-in-law Gary Player, he is one of that elite group of golfers to have won The Senior British Open Championship. His victory came in 1991 at Royal Lytham & St Annes and was the first of five triumphs on the European Seniors Tour, the last being the Credit Suisse Private Banking Seniors Open in 1998. Travelled to Japan at the end of 2000 and won the lucrative Nippon Jurin Senior Open. Prior to turning 50, he twice topped the South African Tour Order of Merit and represented his country in two World Cups. Son of double South African PGA Tour champion, Jock Verwey and his sister, Vivienne, who became Mrs Gary Player.

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Senior Tour Wins5
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR0
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 1,659 (1980)

Teams

World Cup 1978, 80 Seniors Praia D'el Rey European Cup 1998

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