Bobby Cole (born May 11, 1948)
Bobby Cole is a lifetime member of the PGA Tour, having made more
than 150 cuts in PGA Tour tournament play. In 1966, Cole won the
British Amateur at Carnoustie, Scotland, and in 1974 claimed both
the team and the individual wins in the World Cup of Golf. Bobby
Cole is a two-time winner of The South African Open, 1980 and 1974.
In 1986, he won the South African PGA Championship, which is now
known as the Dunhill Championship. On the U.S. PGA Tour, Cole's
victories include the 1977 Buick Open and the Seattle Everett Open.
He has had 8 top ten finishes in the PGA Championship, the U.S.
Open, and the British Open, and he finished 3rd in the 1975 British
Open, one stroke back of Tom Watson and Jack Newton, who played
off for the win. During the 1975 British Open, Cole shot back-to-back
rounds of 66, setting and then matching the course record at Carnoustie.
Bobby Cole's records as the youngest player to make the cut and
play at the Masters, and the youngest winner of the British Amateur