Bob Rosburg


Birthday October 21, 1926

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace California

DEATH DATE May 14, 2009 (82)

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Late golfer who won the PGA Championship in 1959 and was twice the runner-up at the U.S. Open. He later became a respected broadcaster for more than 30 years, becoming the longest serving television golf announcer ever.

Before Fame

He was a great baseball player at the University of Stanford and nearly pursued a professional baseball career.


He played against and defeated Hall of Fame baseball player Ty Cobb in the Olympic Club Championship at age 12.

Family Life

He has children named Robert, Deborah and Bruce.

Associated With

He defeated Doug Sanders, who finished as runner-up, at the 1959 PGA Championship.