About

Bobby Greenwood, PGA

Former PGA Tour Player | Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame | PGA of America Life Member 

Official Website: http://www.greenwoodpga.net/
Official Blog: https://greenwoodpga.wordpress.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/greenwoodpga

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​​​       Bobby Greenwood of Tennessee was a 3-time NCAA All-American at the University of North Texas where he led his team to 3 consecutive Missouri Valley Conference Championships.

       In his freshman year at Tennessee Tech University, Bobby Greenwood led his team to the T.I.A.C. title and he was runner-up in the OVC Championship.

       After transferring to North Texas State University in the Missouri Valley Conference his sophomore year, Bobby won the South-West Recreation in Ft. Worth and defeated Jack Nicklaus in the Colonial Invitational in Memphis, only nine months before Jack won the 1962 U.S. Open.

       His senior year, Greenwood won the Southern Intercollegiate and was selected as First Team NCAA All-American. That year, Bobby was selected to play on the Texas Cup Team, four years later, he co-founded the Tennessee Cup Team.

       Bobby Greenwood was Co-Medalist in the USGA Amateur in 1964 and was a dominant force in Tennessee golf in the ‘60s, he was thrice ranked in the Top 10 amateur golfer in the U.S. by Golf Magazine & Golf Digest.

       He won both the Tennessee Open and the Tennessee Amateur Championships as well as four other Tennessee State Championship tournaments.

       After a stellar amateur career which included winning over 150 amateur and pro tournaments, Bobby Greenwood turned pro in 1969 and won his card for the PGA Tour, tying Johnny Miller for 3rd place in the qualifying tournament. He played the PGA Tour for 7 years winning the 1970 Rhode Island Open.

       Bobby was inducted into the University North Texas Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002, the Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame in 2007, and he was inducted as a charter member of the Riverside Military Academy Centennial Sports Hall of Fame in 2007 where he set a school record, hitting 10 home runs in baseball and also was the leading scorer on RMA’s basketball team.

       In 2010, Bobby was awarded the Distinguished Career Award by the Tennessee PGA retroactively. Greenwood is now a golf course architect out of his hometown, Cookeville, Tennessee.

BOBBY GREENWOOD’S CAREER PROFILE 

HALL OF FAME & AWARDS

• Tennessee PGA Distinguished Career Award
   Golf House of Tennessee, Franklin, TN, 2007.

• Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame
   Holston Hills Country Club, Knoxville, TN, September 5, 2007.

• Riverside Military Academy Centennial Sports Hall of Fame
   Charter Member, Gainesville, GA, October 13, 2007.

• University of North Texas Athletic Hall of Fame
   Denton, Texas, Nov. 2, 2002.
                 
• PGA President’s Council Award
   PGA Merchandise Show, Orlando, Florida, 2005.

• Dick Smith Memorial Award for Outstanding College Golfer
   North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, 1962.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

• North Texas State University (now University of North Texas-UNT)
   Denton, Texas, B.A. Business Admin., 1964.
     • Three-time NCAA All-American

• Tennessee Polytechnic Institute-TPI (now Tennessee Technological University)
   Cookeville, Tennessee, Freshman, 1958-1959
     • Member, TPI Athletic “T” Club.
     • Team Winner, Tennessee Interscholastic Athletic Conference (TIAC)  Championship, Old Hickory Country Club, TN, 1958.
     • ROTC Best-Drilled Cadet, TPI, 1958.

     • Member, TPI Rebel Rifles Drill Team
     • Walk on TPI Freshman Basketball Team under Coach Johnny Oldham, 1958.
     • Runner-up Finish at Ohio Valley Conference Golf League Championship, 1958. (individual)

• Riverside Military Academy, Gainesville, Georgia, 1957. (Postgraduate)
     • Received Horton Society (Honor) Award at graduation.
     • Leading scorer, RMA Basketball Team
     • Ten Home Runs, RMA Baseball Team
     • Played #1 on RMA Golf Team

• Cookeville Central High School, Cookeville, Tennessee, 1956. (Graduate)

CAREER EXPERIENCE/HISTORY

• President, Bobby Greenwood & Associates Golf Course Design/Land Planning, Cookeville, TN, 1992-Present

• President, Greenwood-Clifton Golf Design Group, Deland, Florida, 1998-2008

• Design Coordinator ~ Golden Bear International (Nicklaus Design)
   North Palm Beach, Florida & New Augusta Golf Club, Ena Japan. 1996-1997
   ($22 million project)

• Designed & Supervised Construction, The Fairways on Spencer Creek/Cheekwood Golf Club, Franklin, TN, 1992-1996

• Director of Golf, Sawgrass Country Club, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 1977 and 1978
  (Home of Tournament Players Championship, currently THE PLAYERS),

• Host Professional for the first and second Tournament Players Championship (TPC) held at Sawgrass. This included many diverse activities including PGA Tour Media responsibilities and public relations duties.
   Additional activities at Sawgrass:
    • TV golf clinics for Channel 17, Jacksonville, Florida
    • Gator Bowl Executive Committee
    • Hillier Cup Team – Honored Guest
    • Instructional Panel, Florida PGA and Jr. Golf Academy

• Director of Golf Operations, Suntree Country Club, Melbourne, FL, 1989-1991
   (36-hole resort with 1,650 members; and Home of the Space Coast Classic, Senior PGA Tour event).

• Golf Director ~ Supervised the golf program for Meadow Greens Country Club, Eden, North Carolina, through busy season and hired the new pro for the club.

• President, Greenwood, Frazee & Associates, Brentwood, TN. (Golf Course Design & Planning Services), 1986-1989

• Editor-In-Chief & Founder of Tennessee’s First Golf Publication, “The Nifty Knicker”, Church Street, Nashville, TN (1/3 ownership), 1986-1987

• Golf Director, Benchcraft Golf Co., 1921 Church Street, Nashville, TN 1980-1984   
   (Golf schools, clinics and exhibitions).

• Golf School Coordinator, “Master’s School of Golf”, 1984-1986
  (Partnership with Dave Ragan, PGA Ryder Cup Team member, and  Jack Wall).

• Golf Course Architect, Greenwood, Tucker & Associates, 1978-1980
   Designed and supervised construction of Dorchester Golf Course, Fairfield Glade, TN – Permanent Home of Tennessee Open Championship for 8 years.
 
• Contract Consultant, Planned Recreation Consultants, Inc., Jacksonville, FL, 1974-1978

• PGA Tour Player, Professional Golfers Association, 1969-1975

 GOLF CREDITS

•  Life Member, PGA of America

• Tennessee PGA Distinguished Career Award

• Ambassador of Golf, Inaugural Tennessee Senior State Open, 2010-2016

• University of North Texas Athletic Hall of Fame, 2002
    • NCAA All-America ~ First Team, 1963.
    • NCAA All-America ~ Second Team, 1962.
    • NCAA All-America ~ Honorable Mention, 1961.
      North Texas State University, Denton, Texas (now University of North Texas).

 • 3-Time Runner-up Finishes at Missouri Valley Conference Golf League  Championship, North Texas State University, Denton, TX, 1961, 1962, 1963.

 • Southern Intercollegiate Conference (S.I.C.) Champion & Southeastern  Conference Championship (SEC), Athens, Georgia, 1963.

• All-American Intercollegiate, hosted by University of Houston, Pine Forest  Country Club, Houston, Texas. (Runner-up to Kermit Zarley), 1963. (senior year).

 • Border Olympics Golf Tournament, Laredo, Texas. (Team won, I finished 4th place), 1962.

• Southwest Recreational Intercollegiate Champion, Fort Worth, Texas, 1961.  (sophomore year)

• Colonial Invitational, Colonial Country Club, Memphis, Tennessee. (defeated  Jack Nicklaus, 1 up in 19 holes, sudden death playoff, 9 months before Jack won the U.S. Open), 1961. (sophomore year)

• Runner-up Finish at Ohio Valley Conference Golf League Championship, Tennessee Technological University, 1958. (first of four)

• Co-Medalist USGA Amateur, 1964.
  Canterbury Country Club, Cleveland, Ohio.

• Qualified & played in Four USGA Amateurs.

• Qualified and played in Two U.S. Opens. (made the cut in both)

• Texas Cup Team (Ten-member team), 1964.
   Defeated Byron Nelson in singles match. (score: 67 to 68)

• Porter Cup Amateur Championships, 1965 & 1966.
   Finished 5th and 7th respectively. Niagara Falls CC, New York.

• Tennessee Cup Team, 1968, 1976, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000.
   Co-Founder, 1968

• Top 10 Amateurs in U.S. by Golf Magazine, Thrice.
   Ranked 6th, 8th, and 10th respectively.

• Top 10 Amateurs in U.S. by Golf Digest, 1968.
   Ranked 7th. His ranked is based on a victory in the Sunnehanna as well as the  Tennessee State Open and his finished third in the Southern Amateur.

• Sunnehanna Amateur ~ “Tournament of Champions”, 1965 and 1968.
   Johnstown, Pennsylvania (Tournament record of 269 set in 1965 and course record of 63 set in 1965).

• Rhode Island Open Champion, 1970 (while on the PGA Tour).
   Agawam Hunt and Golf Club, Rumford, Rhode Island.

• Tennessee Open Champion, 1968.
   Old Hickory Country, Club, Hermitage, Tennessee.

• Tennessee Amateur Champion, 1966.
   Chickasaw Country Club, Memphis, Tennessee.

• Irvin Cobb Open Championship, Paxton Park Country Club, Paducah, Kentucky
   (Two-time winner).

• “Champions’ Choice” ~ PGA Tour, 1969.
   Rookie voted by past champions invited to play in the Colonial Invitational (NIT), Colonial Country Club, Fort Worth, Texas.

• Qualified to play the PGA Tour at “Q School”.
   Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, 1969.  (Tied Johnny Miller for 3rd).

• PGA Tour Player for 7 years, 1969-1975.
   Retired after playing for seven years because of physical injuries.

• Tournament Players Division – PGA Tour, 1972-1975. (Voting member)

• Winner of over 150 Amateur and Pro Tournaments in playing career!

• PGA Member – Class A since 1971.

• Music City Pro-Celebrity Invitational, Runner-Up, Nashville Golf and Athletic  Club, 1970. (while on PGA Tour)

• Tennessee Senior PGA Champion, 1991, 1992, 1994.

• Course Record: Southern Amateur Championship, 1968.
   Score: 64 (-8 par), Lost Tree Golf Club, North Palm Beach, Florida (Jack Nicklaus Home Course… later tied by Calvin Peete).

 • Played on the Senior PGA Tour (now Champions Tour), 1988-1991.

• Made seventy-two cuts, six Top 10 finishes, and fifteen Top 25s on the PGA Tour. Plus unofficial cuts, finishes and money won; winner of 1970 Rhode Island Open.

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

• International Coordinator, Balangiga Without Borders (BWB) – Disaster Relief Volunteers Worldwide (USA, Philippines, Worldwide), 2013-Present
    • Assisted in raising funds for Relief Efforts in the Philippines during the deadly and devastating Hurricane Haiyan (locally known as Super Typhoon Haiyan), 2013-2019. 
    • Overseen, coordinated, secured and monitored relief operations
    • Collaborated, coordinated and formed partnerships with International Non-Government Organizations (INGOs)

• Legionnaire, American Legion Post 46, 2016-Present.
   Post Historian, 2018-Present

• Sons of the Confederate Veterans (SCV), 2019-Present.

• Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), 2017-Present.

• First Families of White County, Tennessee
   Ancestors were pioneers and the early settlers of the county.

• First Families of Putnam County, Tennessee
  Ancestors were pioneers and the early settlers of the county.

• Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab Alumni, Inc., Board of Directors, Crossville, TN 2010-2011.

• Lion’s Club, Member, Cookeville, TN, 2007-2008.

• Christian Partners, Inc., Board of Directors, Clarksville, TN, 1980-2010.

• Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) – Upper Cumberland Advisory Board Member, 2006-2015.

• Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Camps:
     • Head Golf Clinician, FCA Camp, St. Augustine, Florida, 2006.
     • Head Golf Clinician, FCA Camp, Sawgrass CC, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, 2005.
     • Head Golf Clinician, FCA Camp, Powell, Wyoming, 2005-2006.
     • Assistant Golf Director, FCA Camp, Crow Valley Golf Club, Davenport, Iowa.

 • International Golf Professional Association ~ Vice-President (1991-1992).

• Boy Scouts of America:
    • Eagle Scout-1954
    • God & Country Award
    • Silver Award
    • Arrow Head Award
    • Commissioner Award
    • Order of the Arrow Award
    •  National Eagle Scout Association (NESA), Executive Committee Member, Nashville, Tennessee.
    • Boy Scouts of America ~ Unit Commissioner,  Middle Tennessee Council (1999-2009)

• Cookeville Rescue Mission, Board of Directors (1980s-2014)

• Lettermen Association, UNT – Member, Denton, Texas.

• Fellowship of Christian Golfers (Co-Founder & Director).

• Optimists Club, VP & Board of Directors. (Coached Junior Pro Basketball, 1980-1986).

• Gideons International ~Vice-President, Cookeville, TN, 2002-2004.

• First United Methodist Church, Staff Parish ~ Member, 2007-2009.

• First United Methodist Church, Men’s Brotherhood ~ President, 2005-2008.
  Vice-President (2004-2005).

• First United Methodist Church, Backslider Class ~ President, 2006-2007.
  Vice- President (2005-2006).

• First United Methodist Church, Church Council ~ Member (2005-Present).

• Mason, Grand Lodge Free & Accepted Masons of Tennessee.

• Shriner, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine in Al Menah Temple of Nashville, TN.

• United States Army, Honorable Discharged

• United States Air Force, Honorable Discharged

• Vietnam Veteran

SCHOOLS AND EXPERIENCE

• PGA Tour Player – seven years.

• PGA Business Schools I & II, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

• Co-Founder of Tennessee Cup Matches
   (Selected the entire amateur team – 1968).

• Golf Course Architect Consultant ~ Fairfield Glade, Inc. (1969-1972)

• Principal-In-Charge, designed and supervised construction of second 18-hole golf course for Fairfield Glade, Inc., Dorchester Country Club (Home of Tennessee Open Championship).

• Coached Little League Baseball and Babe Ruth Baseball (1979-1984)

• Coached Junior – Pro Basketball (1980-1986)
Winner ~ Boys’ State Championship, 1983
Winner ~ Girls’ State Championship & National Championship, 1986

• Golf Architect ~ Designed and supervised construction of Fairways on Spencer Creek/Cheekwood Golf Club, Franklin, Tennessee, 1994-1996.

• Design Coordinator ~ for Jack Nicklaus in Japan, 1996-1997
  Golden Bear International, North Palm Beach, Florida & New Augusta Golf Club, Ena, Japan. ($22 million project)

• PGA Hole in One archive at http://www.pga.com (8 holes in one)
  Port St. Lucie, Florida

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

• Board of Directors of Fellowship of Christian Athletes for nine years and has taught at several FCA Sports Camps in the capacity of Head Golf Clinician in charge of golf instruction at camps in South Dakota, Florida, Wyoming and Iowa.

• Taught several PGA golf professionals golf lessons as well as several PGA Tour Players. Several amateur students have received college golf scholarships.

• Coached Little League Baseball and Junior Pro Basketball for eight years.
• won Boy’s State Championship (1983)
• won Girl’s State Championship & NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP (1986)
• won 4 league titles (baseball)

• Co-Founder Tennessee Cup Matches 1968

• After graduating from UNT, I was selected to play on the Prestigious 10-man Texas Cup Team in 1964.
    • Four years later, I brought the Tennessee Challenge Cup matches to Tennessee in 1968 and was asked to select the entire Amateur Team that inaugural year.

• Technical Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Musser International Turfgrass Foundation.
    • Appointed by the late Fred V. Grau who was instrumental in founding the Musser Foundation in 1969 (my rookie year to play the PGA Tour).  
    • Served with Arnold Palmer for seven years as Technical Advisor to the Board.
     • Dr. Fred Grau played a major role in the development and release of several grasses including zoysia, U-3 Bermuda grass as well as Merion bluegrass which are used extensively on golf courses. Dr. Grau served as Executive Director of the USGA Green Section. Today, the Foundation has assets of about $700,000.00 and is dedicated to continue supporting the next generation of leaders.

 • 1987 – Co-founded Tennessee’s first golf publication “The Nifty Knicker” and served as Editor-in-Chief, one-third owner of this newspaper.

• Benchcraft Golf Company, established in 1980, Church Street, Nashville, TN.
    •  Enjoyed much success with golf instruction, golf clinics, and exhibitions which were held at Opryland Hotel.
    • Affiliated with South Ocean Beach, Nassau, Bahamas, where I based my International Golf Tours.
    • “Master’s School of Golf”, partnered with former PGA Ryder Cup Team member Dave Ragan.
    • The Tennessee schools were based at Sewanee Inn and Golf Course and also used several State Parks for various golf schools in Tennessee and Kentucky.

• Recipient of the Tennessee PGA Distinguished Career Award
     • Quote on plaque: “recognizes current or former Tennessee PGA Section members who have had outstanding careers as PGA Professionals based on service to his or her club, course or employer, service and leadership to the Association, community service, professional playing record and teaching ability”.

FOR MORE DETAILS, visit:

• Official Website: www.GreenwoodPGA.net
• Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Greenwood_(golfer)
• Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/greenwoodpga/
• Archive: http://www.Newspaper.com
            Note: on “Search” engine, type:
             • Robert S. Greenwood, Jr.  golf
             • Bob Greenwood golf
             • Bobby Greenwood golf

OTHER SOURCES – “Bobby Greenwood in BOOKS”:

Nicklaus, Jack. My 55 Ways to Lower Your Golf Score. Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 1964, page 104.

Nicklaus, Jack, and Ken Bowden. My Story. Simon & Schuster, 1997, page 53.

Pearce, Gene. The History of Tennessee Golf: 1894-2001. Hillsboro Press, 2002, pages 10, 21-22, 28, 77, 174, 199, 257-258, 270-273, 284-285, 308-309, 330, 347-348, 352, 375, 381, 399-401.

Pearce, Gene. Southern Golf Association: The First Hundred Years. Southern Golf Association, 2004, pages 140, 142.

Pearce, Gene. 2017 Tennessee Golf Almanac and Record Book. Tennessee Golf Foundation, 2017, pages 5, 194, 246.

Pearce, Gene. Colonial: Home of Champions. SPS Publications, Inc., 2013.

Yerger, John, et al. The History of Sunnehanna Country Club and the

Sunnehanna Amateur. John Yerger, 2004, pages 95-96, 99.

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Hello & Welcome to my website. Thank you so much for your interests in what I have done through the years. I hope you enjoy reading about old times… perhaps some of these stories and photos will jog your memory. ~ Sincerely, Bobby Greenwood, PGA. (August 7, 2004)

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Entries on this page were from the Guestbook Log dated from 2004-2018.

Other testimonies and/or comments can also be found at Greenwood’s Facebook page at: 

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ARCHIVED ENTRIES: 

​Thursday, May 31, 2018 21:12:20 CDT
Name:  Jack Olmsted
Location: Birmingham Alabama
Comments:
I was great meeting you at The Open at Shoal Creek…Wonderful Golf background.
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Sunday, October 9, 2016 09:53:35 CDT
Name:   Celeste Wagner 
Location: Pine Lakes Golf Course Knoxville TN
Comments:
Bobby, Was so great to have you at Pine Lakes today! Your Daughter is such a delight, y’all come back anytime. Birdies and Pars, God’s Peace, Celeste
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 22:25:22 CDT
Name:   Howard Baggett 
Location: Ball Ground, Ga
Comments:

Bobby, just returned from a golf trip at Fairfield Glades. One of the courses we played was the Dorchester which I noticed you designed. I thought it was a great layout. Just wondered if you remembered playing golf with me at Tennessee Tech? I did not know you went on to have such a great golf career. My greatest memories are shooting a 69 against UT, my lowest score ever, beating Gibby Gilbert and birdying the last two holes to beat Western Kentucky and Bull Brown putting his arms around me and saying “Baggett, I didn’t know you had it in you.” Seeing your name brought up some nice memories and it is nice you have done so well. Howard Baggett
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 13:15:26 CDT
Name:  Pat Quillen
Location:  Cookeville, TN
Comments:
Bobby, My Friend, Thank you for sharing your experience with Dr. Morrison with me. I consider your insight very valuable. How can so many years have ticked off since we met upon my move to Cookeville with my family in 1954? But we are still connected. You have a topflite website and I am enjoying its exploration.

Thanks for including your personal testimony. You are a true Christian gentleman,
Pat Quillen
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Monday, May 16, 2016 19:21:32 CDT
Name:  Bobby Carpenter
Location:  Goodlettsville TN
Comments:
Thanks for the golf tips, I hope we can play again sometime. I prayed for your hip operation to go good. Viola will do well in life and golf as you are an inspiration to her and us hackers.

thanks for your time and help
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Saturday, April 30, 2016 17:08:18 CDT
Name:   Bettie Tadlock Chaney 
Location: Denton, TX
Comments:
I’ve been reading about you online. You have really had a wonderful career. I knew you through going to the Nazarene church and your friendship with John Cooper in Denton. Your daughter is beautiful.
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Sunday, January 17, 2016 20:12:53 CDT
Name:  Tom McKenzie
Location:  Sacramento California
Comments:
Bobby Greenwood is more than a former PGA Touring Professional, He is a Gentleman with the respect for others similar to the Late Lord Byron Nelson. If You have ever had the opportunity to spend time with him personally you would experience a Man who had a special ability to show his “Genuineness” and love of Jesus Christ along with golf skills which in his prime were among the best ever. I Had the pleasure of being his caddie at The US Open at Pebble Beach in 1972. It was a week that has molded my life and continues to be my fondest memory of my years around the West Coast PGA Tour events.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 18:44:44 CDT
Name:  Fran Porreca
Location: Lima, Ohio
Comments:
Bobby:
Linda and I, along with my sister Laurie and brother-in-law, Ray really enjoyed meeting you and Viola on Monday. It was a both a pleasure and an honor meeting you both and watching a talented young lady work on her game. We wish you both the best of luck and look forward to keeping up with Viola’s progress.

Thank you for making our day so enjoyable.

Sincerely,
Fran Porreca

PS. Played on Tuesday and remembered the finger snaps the whole round !!!
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 22:29:48 CDT
Name:  Peggy Dilldine Gunter
Location:  Birmingham AL
Comments:
Thank you for inviting me. I am researching the DILDINE family and related families.
Peggy

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 09:36:10 CDT
Name:  Golf Grip Mate
Location: Naples, Florida
Comments:
Great website Bobby,
Good luck with your game.

http://www.golfgripmate.co
http://www.spinefinder.co
http://www.groovesharpener.org
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 09:54:16 CDT
Name:  Bill Harper
Location:  Memphis, Tn
Comments:
Congrats on Viola winning again, hope she wins the TGA championships too. Stay in touch. See Ya in Memphis next year
Bill H
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Saturday, June 21, 2014 22:28:40 CDT
Name:  Linda Olive King
Location:  Lookout Mountain, Ga.
Comments:
Bobby, I know you will remember me from the early sixties and of course my Father that you played golf with. Ed Olive from Summertown, Tn… We traveled to all those tourneys at Lawrenceburg, Pulaski, Columbia and many more… every summer… That is where I met you and had a terrible crush on

you and my father adored you! We had some fun times… I am so happy you are doing so well and have a beautiful family… I have a beautiful daughter in NYC a musician Mollie King, Cannon lives in BNA w/ three precious grands and Walter here… I am still divorced after 36 years… Can you believe that?

Have been thinking about you and wondering what happened to you all these years…now I know… I have gone through all of your sites… So fascinating…You have indeed had an awesome interesting very successful life… I am so proud of you!!
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Sunday, March 23, 2014 12:21:30 CDT
Name:   Todd Epping
Location: Deland
Comments:
Hi Bobby, Again, trying to catch up. This is your old caddy from the QC Open for 3 straight years, Todd Epping. Although you didn’t quite recollect, when I came down to Melbourne to eat lunch it jogged your memory. We also hit balls somewhere down there at some railroad caboose parked in the middle of the range! funny. Hope you are doing well…love to hear from you. Take care! Todd ps… just found out that you have worked with the Cliftons right here in Deland where I live…
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Saturday, October 12, 2013 15:54:34 CDT
Name:  Ralph Foley
Location:  37076
Comments:
Met Bobby today while working as a volunteer for the LPGA Legends HANDA Cup. Also met his beautiful daughter Viola, who was a score standard bearer for the Beth Daniel/Rosie Jones vs Jane Crafter/Mieko Nomura. Great meeting you Bobby, brings back some old memories.
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Monday, September 30, 2013 12:39:01 CDT
Name:  Ralph Waller
Location: Lakeland, Fl. 33810
Comments:
I enjoyed reading about your accomplishments in golf. I knew you were GOOD I didn’t know you were as good as you were. I always enjoy seeing you and your family at the class of 1956 gatherings. May God bless you and your family. Ralph Waller.
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Tuesday, April 9, 2013 19:05:31 CDT
Name:   Aaron Dale
Location: Nashville, TN
Comments:
Hi Bob, It was an eye opening experience to have you reach out to me during the round at McCabe on Friday. Ever since I began playing regularly in high school, I have felt a sense of great potential, and held it inside, not sure how to approach it or what to do with it. It was an honor that filled my heart to have you speak to me and express belief in my talent. I have thought a lot over the last few days about my frustration in playing under my potential. This is the first year I have committed to getting back into golf since 2007, and I am ready for serious help and guidance in improving my game. I have been successful in the past learning on my own through intense focus and practice, but have still not played to my own expectations. I am ready for mentoring and coaching help in order to provide a structured/monitored approach to improving my skills and maximizing my focus and practice time. I would really appreciate the opportunity to stay in touch with you, and help in reaching out to Art…
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Sunday, September 2, 2012, 15:23:31 CDT

Posted From: United States
Name: Wes Keith – Volskeith @yahoo.com
Location: Holly Springs NC
Comments: Bobby has been a great mentor and friend to me over the years!


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Thursday, May 24, 2012, 10:54:57 CDT
Name: Blaine Lenhart
Location: Chase City, VA
Comments:
Bobby, as you probably already know, Mike is leaving Cookeville at the end of June and moving to Abingdon,VA. In view of this I probably will not be coming to Cookeville in the future and will miss seeing you. If you are ever in this neck of the woods give me a call or drop by. I really enjoyed playing a few holes with you and thank you for the help with my swing. Best wishes for the future. Blaine
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Saturday, January 14, 2012 16:05:37 CDT
Name: Casey Smith Shuff
Location: Lake Forest, IL 60045
Comments:
Bobby, I am Dick Smith’s sister- you were on the golf team together @ North Texas State. In all these years of missing him, it is always a comfort to see his life and his golf still show up through the ones he had shared so much with, and with whom he had so much in common. He would be very proud of your career in golf. – Our brother Tom (74) is the only one who plays, and does so, as often as he can! Take Care and God Bless, Casey Smith Shuff

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Email: 10/11/2011
Name: Mike Reehl
Comments:
Hello Mr. Greenwood. Hope all is well for you!!! You made a huge impression on me back in 1969… I was a 18 year old kid…I caddied for you at Mission Viejo CC in the So. Calif. Open…Although we struggled due to a very difficult course and heavy winds you remained a true gentleman thru out the day.. although you decided to withdraw after one round you paid me for both T and F. I still remember what you wore that day…you looked so sharp!!! Gray slacks.. white shirt…burgundy V Neck sweater. In fact I wore the exact same outfit months later when I won the California State Junior College Individual Championship in 1970. By the way I defeated Phil McGleno…Mac O’Grady in a playoff. I went on to play collegiate golf at Long Beach State…went to 3 NCAA the next 3 years in which Crenshaw won all 3 individual titles 71-72-73..co champ in 72 with Kite.. I was named to the All-American Team in 1972 probably because I won my conference’s individual title…beat Lon Hinkle in a playoff. I stayed in the golf business.. became the Director of Golf at one of the more prestigious clubs in So. Cal. Retired a year ago…I remember you were from Tennessee…Still play pretty well …plus one handicap.. shot 65 a while back playing with Frank Beard…sure the heck hope you are in good health.. best to you……..Mike Reehl

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Sunday, September 4, 2011 08:54:35 CDT
Name: Viola
Location: Franklin, TN
Comments:
Hi Daddy! Thanks for teaching me golf this year! It’s becoming a great journey. Lots of fun(: You’re a wonderful teacher. Love you!
-Viola

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Monday, August 15, 2011 15:46:57 CDT
Name: Tommy Piazza – puttee @verizon.net
Location: Sarasota Florida
Comments:
Hey Bobby,
I guess it’s about 35 years since we last spoke on the phone and about 50 years since u and I last saw eachother. We would trudge the fairways at NTSU together, with Rives, Billy Garrett and Elgie and me. Back then we’d play 50 cent Nassau’s if you remember? I even had a couple of lucky days against you, few and far between I might add. I remember Rives and his temper on the 18th green one afternoon, after missing a chip shot and Billy G. with his long drawn out southern Texas drawl, calling me “Yank” when he used to take my money and then kid me about my play that day. But what I remember most is you and I having those fun rides (in your Vett) running around the campus and TWU, as well, looking for the Ladies. They were some Fun times Bobby. Remember the Coke double dates we used to have and getting our dates back to the dorm by 11:10 PM when the lights would flash? Some of my most fondest memories are of NTSU, you, me and the guys on golf team back in 1961 (My Freshman year).

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011 21:22:42 CDT
Name: Britt Jared
Location: Cookeville, TN
Comments:
Bobby, This is a great website! I am proud to have learned the swing from you and equally proud that you have given me something to pass down to my sons. Viola is a lovely girl. Your choice to name her after your grandmother was perfect and inspirational. That you have professed your faith is the most awesome part of this page. Britt Jared

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011 17:33:34 CDT
Name: Jeanne Culver Thorpe
Location: Knoxville, TN
Comments:
Great Site! You have been a very busy man since I last saw you. Good for you!!! Jeanne

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Monday, March 14, 2011 08:34:17 CDT
Name: mike leblanc
Location: luling, texas
Comments:
Dear Bobby Greenwood. I played in a college tournament in 1962 at Fort Worth on TCU Campus.or it could have been in the spring of 1963 I was a freshman. It was a 2 day tournament. I shot 78 74. I played for Stephen F austin Lumberjacks. The Only memory other than making double bogie and triple bogie on the last 2 holes to shoot 74 was watching You tee off with your hogan cap. Even to this day I still tell folks the smoothest golf swing i have ever seen was made that day. You won the tournament for North Texas. Didn’t know about all your exploits until i researched just recently. You have a really nice site with lots of good info. I’m still golfing at age 66 and try to swing like Paul Runyan and Putt like Jack Nicklaus. Could do worse. I can still see that smooth golf swing that you swung on the first hole at TCU . sincerely Mike

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Friday, February 25, 2011 08:51:40 CDT
Name: Bob Garland
Location: Gulf Shores, Al
Comments:
Bobby, We just met Jimmy Wright at a Golfweek Tournament and he said to tell you hello. He is now at The Concession Club in Bradenton-Sarasota, Fl. If you are ever in the area he asked that you contact him. A real gentleman and a pleasure to talk to. Hope all is well. Bob & Barbara Garland

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Email from: Bob Price
Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 7:02 PM
Subject: A bunch of old North Texas guys

Bobby,
Each year during the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show a group of old football and basketball players meet and lie about how good we used to be. This year your name came up and I don’t remember, but someone gave a good report on you and your golf business. I wanted you to know that Troy Gilbert, Charlie Welch, Noe Flores, Artie Dixon, Bud Forman, Mack Cope, Johnny Simmons, and me Bob (Bobby) Price were thinking about you. Your website is great congratulations.
Bob Price

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011 20:04:57 CDT
Name: John Angus
Location: GAinesville, Texas
Comments:
Mr. Greenwood:
It was a pleasure meeting you at the PGA “demo day” today and sharing some conversation. You were correct, I enjoyed your website.

John Angus

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Monday, January 17, 2011 20:07:08 CDT
Name: jackie holman
Location: cookeville, tn
Comments:
i really enjoyed visiting your website.

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Friday, December 17, 2010 13:44:59 CDT
Name: melanie f witmer
Location: nashville, tn
Comments:
Dad was telling me about an article about him with you and im trying to find it- clue? hope you and the family are doing fine- steve, my brother, just came for a visit-and i just finished my second semester@ vol state with an A and B. doing great but my car just drop out the transmission so im looking fir a cheap car-but i know the Lord even knows the lil things because it could have been much worse- i was getting onto ellington pkwy during rush hour and he protected me from an accident- hope to talk to ya soon- love ya much- Melanie.

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Monday, November 22, 2010 08:49:06 CDT
Name: Jo Anne Freeman
Location: Tucker, GA
Comments:
Bobby, It was really good to meet you and your daughter today. She is a gem. And you do take well to “cooking” lessons. We are old retired professors of engineering, and so are very interested in young people and helping them to realize their potential. Best to you. Have a safe trip home. Jo Anne and Jim

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010 17:50:44 CDT
Name: John Byrd
Location: Melbourne,FL
Comments:
Bobby,I am so honored to know you from your time spendt at suntree country club.

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Thursday, November 4, 2010 15:48:13 CDT
Name: donny bob wilson
Location: p.o. box 286 chandler, texas 75758
Comments:
we just talked about donald wayne wilson, i told my mother about you and the way GOD answered my prayer about dad and his passing to HEAVEN. she saw your info on the web, so looked it up. Great career, I see why dad admired you so much to name me after you donny bob wilson. job well done, not only in golf. God bless you, thanks again for my peace with dad, calling at the right time!!!! love donny bob wilson

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Friday, October 1, 2010 14:16:56 CDT
Name: Karl Andrews
Location: Loxley, AL
Comments:
Hi Bobby. You will not remember me; but, I knew you at Riverside Military Academy in 1955/56. I was a Junior at the time. I believe you were on the RMA’s Basketball Team with me (I may be wrong on this). I receive RMA News from the Errol Bisso and this is how I found your name on the list of RSVP’s for RMA’s Homecoming Event. It is good to hear that your success in the PGA has been outstanding as well as your contributions to golf. I am retired myself from TVA, and the University of Georgia and currently residing in Lower Alabama (LA) active in the Coast Guard Auxiliary, and dabbling in real estate. We (Lou (my wife) and I) are doing great here and enjoying this area. Take care and God bless you and your family. Kind regards, Karl Andrews

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Friday, September 24, 2010 23:14:35 CDT
Name: Larry Adamson
Location: Franklin, TN
Comments:
Hey my friend…just thinking of you…
Keep on

Larry Adamson

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Thursday, May 20, 2010 12:49:00 CDT
Name: Nick Shelton
Location: Franklin, TN
Comments:
Bobby: A great website for an even better guy. I thoroughly enjoyed reading about your life and I hope you are doing well these days.

Sincerely, Nick Shelton (originally from Tullahoma, TN)

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010 09:24:31 CDT
Name: Pauline Sherrer
Location: Crossville, Tn
Comments:
I guess all those 100 degree golf lessons were really the changing point in my golf game!!

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Friday, April 16, 2010 10:10:38 CDT
Name: Kelvin Burgin
Location: Crossville, TN
Comments:
Bobby, Great talking with you the other day. It’s always nice to spend a little time with such a great champion and true professional

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Friday, April 16, 2010 08:03:12 CDT
Name: Peter Bollant
Location: Bryan College, Dayton, TN
Comments:
I enjoyed meeting you yesterday. Tell you wife hello from us. Ask her if she understands…. maayong buntag, komosta niining buntaga? Ask her… misamot ba daw ang iyang kagwapa matag adlawa? buligan ka unta sa Dios. ~ Peter Bollant

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Thursday, April 8, 2010 06:45:54 CDT
Name: Lorna
Location: Dubai, UAE
Comments:
HI!! wow! Its another Accomplishment again.. You deserved on that PGA Tour.. Well Congrats and God Bless you and your Family . Have a Great Weekend. Lorna

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Sunday, April 4, 2010 20:16:09 CDT
Name: Buzz Gillespie
Location: Dover, Delaware
Comments:
Bobby, I caddied for you 40 years ago (age 16) at the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic at Whitemarsh Country Club. You qualified on Monday and made the cut. I remember you hit the ball right to left but made an amazing shot on 18 left to right with a 2 iron around a tree to make it into the tournament. The funny thing I remember is how low you were hitting the driver at that time. You almost decapitated a caddie at the practice field. If you get the time, email me and let me know if you remember, I will tell you more. Take Care. BUZZ

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Sunday, March 28, 2010 19:04:56 CDT
Name: Mike Yother
Location: Cookeville
Comments:
Hey Bobby, enjoy being a Dad with you at the soccer fields. Mike

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Monday, March 22, 2010 23:43:39 CDT
Name: Gary and Rose Neely
Location: Belmont, CA
Comments:
Congrats on your latest PGA award. Was so fun meeting the family last Oct in SF. All our best to you, Elma, and Viola.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2010 18:06:37 CDT
Name: Bob Garland
Location: Gulf Shores, Al
Comments:
Bobby, congratulations on your Tn PGA award, glad to see you getting the recognition you deserve. Bob

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Sunday, February 28, 2010 22:53:38 CDT
Name: Lisa Wall
Location: NC
Comments:
Hey Bobby, Any thoughts to adding a link or section for people to put stories about my dad?

To Lisa: Yes, we’ll add a link/page for your Dad as soon as we can. Thanks for your patience. Sincerely, GreenwoodPGA.net Team.

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Thursday, February 11, 2010 16:22:14 CDT
Name: Tom Niketopoulos
Location: Chicago/ Nippon Shaft
Comments:
Bobby, Loved talking to you at the PGA show. You are right, I enjoyed looking at your website. Best regards, Tom – Nippon Shaft

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Sunday, January 31, 2010 02:01:06 CDT
Name: John Donnelly
Location: Cookeville, TN
Comments:
Bobby–though a longtime resident of Cookeville Tennessee my uncle was a member of Sunnyhanna in Johnstown Pa–where you had great victories and held the course record until a few years ago–we talked briefly at a DART meeting at the sherrifs meeting a few months ago–John Donnelly

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Monday, January 18, 2010 11:40:36 CDT
Name: John Wilhite
Location: Texas
Comments:
Great website! Was directed here from Ancestry.com. Interested in Genealogy.

Thank you,
John C. Wilhite, Jr
Grand Prairie, Texas

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Friday, November 27, 2009 12:16:33 CDT
Name: Viola
Location: Tennessee
Comments:
Hi Daddy I love u.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009 13:21:14 CDT
Name: Lucy Sadler Keely
Location: Atlanta GA
Comments:
Your newest award on 2/28/2010 will take place on my birthday. Saw the wonderful article about your grandmother on line. She was a fantastic lady. I was at Riverside Military Academy for a meeting last week and saw your name and picture on the Alumni Hall of Fame. Good job cousin. Love to all.

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Friday, August 28, 2009 17:09:09 CDT
Name: Ken Haney
Location: Cookeville TN
Comments:
Bobby, It was an honor to meet you at Dyer Funeral Home today. I will be following your sight on a regular basis.

Ken Haney

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Friday, August 21, 2009 21:01:34 CDT
Name: Larry Leiben
Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Bobby, congrats on all of your success. A lot of hard work, but I know you enjoyed every second of it!

Larry

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Thursday, July 16, 2009 15:13:05 CDT
Name: Lorna M. Ynson
Location: Dubai, UAE
Comments:
Hi.. Bobby How are you? Did you still remember that was 1994 I’m from Philippines. I’m Lorna M. Mirasol. I hope you still remember me? Anyway i just google your name and then i saw you.. and im so surprise that i found you.. So you are married already?? Nice to see you still active on what you do best… Best Regards, Lorna

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Sunday, June 14, 2009 02:55:11 CDT
Name: Jerry Holmes
Location: Wichita Falls, TX
Comments:
Bobby great site. You should be proud of all your accomplishments, golf and family. Brought back old memories. I was a freshman at North TX when you came. Roomed with Wilson. Thanks again for the memories and God Bless You and your family.

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Thursday, May 21, 2009 12:41:44 CDT
Name: Lucy Sadler Keely
Location: Ft Myers FL
Comments:
Bobby, Can you or your wife do an entry for me as a child under my Dads name? I am listed as Living Sadler. As you know I was named for Mamma Sadler and her middle name was Ann… not Anne. The grave marker Daddy purchased for her was tooled incorrectly but he told me he took it as he did not want her to be there unnamed. Thanks…. I have additional family info I can send you if you would like it. Just give me an address.

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Sunday, March 29, 2009 21:12:38 CDT
Name: Rick Roberts
Location: Cookeville
Comments:
I love you man!

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Wednesday, March 4, 2009 21:38:18 CDT
Name: Bo Greenwood
Location: Saratoga, Wyoming
Comments:
Dad, great website. I’m proud of your accomplishments. I’m also proud of the way you
have always treated and inspired those around you. Your Grandkids are proud of you as well. We love you.

Love, Bo

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Friday, February 13, 2009 09:14:54 CDT
Name: Johnny Loftis
Location: Nashville
Comments:
What a great honor to have a great friend and golf coach of your caliber!

Thank You, Johnny Loftis

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009 19:18:06 CDT
Name: Gary Bauch.
Location: Hamlin, New York
Comments:
Bobby, I enjoyed meeting you and your daughter today at the Key West Golf Club. Thanks for the kind comments about my golf swing. I do hope to start shooting in the low 80s this year and maybe even break 80 on occasion. Ministry keeps me busy, but golf is a great way to relax and enjoy the beauty of God’s creation. I will keep praying for this nation of ours. Being faithful to God is all the more important in these days. I liken it to the days of the early church in the book of Acts! If you ever get up to the Rochester area, look me up! God’s peace and rich blessing upon you and yours. Rev. Gary Bauch

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 10:10:32 CDT
Name: Steve Keck
Location: Dayton, TN
Comments:
Mr. Greenwood,
Looking forward to our meeting.
Steve

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Thursday, January 1, 2009 13:05:03 CDT
Name: Lucy Sadler Keely
Location: Ft Myers FL
Comments:
Congratulations Cousin. You have so many nice honors. I know my Dad would be pleased with your accomplishments and honors. Well Done. My love to you and your family. Stay in touch, first cousins are hard to find in the Sadler family.

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Sunday, November 16, 2008 13:24:50 CDT
Name: Blaine Lenhart
Location: Chase City, Virginia
Comments:
Bobby, I have enjoyed reading about all of your outstanding accomplishments, which are many. I enjoy my trips to Cookeville to see Mike and family and have equally looked forward to my golf with you. Becky and I wish you and yours a blessed Thanksgiving.

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Sunday, October 26, 2008 21:42:44 CDT
Name: Hugh Primrose
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Comments:
I remember your fine career. I was looking up Jim Ferriell, who I caddied for in the 65 Azalea Open.

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Thursday, August 21, 2008 17:04:19 CDT
Name: Gene Pearce
Location: The Villages, Florida
Comments:
Bobby,

To say your wife is a computer whiz is a gross understatement. This is a most impressive website.

Congratulations on the Sunnehanna Hall of Fame.

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Monday, August 18, 2008 18:43:48 CDT
Name: Kermit Zarley
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Comments:
Bobby Greenwood, one of my dear friends in my life.

Kermit Zarley

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Tommy Hudgens [tom.hudgens @gmail.com]

Great to see this site and bring back memories of golf, Cookeville, and the times I watched you hit a golf ball! I graduated from Tech in 1970 (from Sparta) and worked at Cookeville Country Club for a year or so as a student. I just remember thinking that I had never seen a smoother golfswing or anyone who hit the ball as pure as you did.

Enjoyed your site.

Tom Hudgens………….Conyers, GA
1.56 – Jul 30th 2008

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Don Van Pelt [djvanpelt @vpsportswear.com]

Bobby,

Didn’t realize you won so many events. Growing up with a little chubby kid. Jackie Nicklaus, Many of us were over shadowed, but certainly not you. We did have some fun and hopefully, we aren’t finished having fun. I would like to look thru all of your memorabilia some time as growing up in our era I can relate to much of your successes.

Your Friend, Don Van Pelt
23.28 – Jul 29th 2008

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Jimmy Price [jprice7131 @gmail.com]

Bobby as my brother said in his thread you were a great coach and mentor to all 3 of the price boys picking us up for practice when we did not have a ride. Picking us up on days off and taking us to hidden hollow and other places letting us spend time with your family like we were part of your family. Even just a few years ago when we went out and played a round and you gave me pointers not just about my golf game but about life and how I should relax more on the course and off. You even gave me a set of Irons that I really wanted and letting me pay you as you put (when it will not take away from your families needs and wants). God knows how thankful to you and how much I love you as a dear friend and mentor.

22.00 – Jul 29th 2008

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Rusty Price [johnrprice38 @yahoo.com]

It’s about time the rest of the world gets a chance to see how great a person you are Bobby! I never knew as a kid how big of an influence you were making in my life: as my friend, my coach and a father figure but as I have gotten older I have realized it. You showed me that all the kids had to have someone.No matter how many kids or challenges you had to take under your wing . For that my ball teams and my own children should be thankful for you.I dont know that you remeber me that well or maybe you do Bobby but i will never be able to forget you or what you taught me about how to treat people, on and off the field.If I ever get a chance I would love to introduce you to my 3 girls(two of which are State Champion Fastpitch softball pitchers) and my wife,they all already know who you are from my stories.Again thank you Bobby for being a great coach and such a great mentor.It made all the difference in my life.

2.55 – Jul 29th 2008

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Robert Powell [gracedin1 @gmail.com]

Bobby,
Great site and well deserved. I really enjoyed playing with you last fall when Steve Goins and I paid you a visit. I wish you all the best and keep up the good work.

God Bless,

Bob Powell
15.13 – Jul 28th 2008

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Name: Chuck Courtney
Email: cc4058@yahoo.com
HomePage: http://
Date: February 06, 2008
Time: 11:13:48 AM

Bobby,

Congratulations on a nice site and super career.

Chuck Courtney
PGA Class A
Golf Professional Emeritus
Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club
P. O. Box A
Rancho Santa Fe, California, 92037
Club 858-756-3094 858-756-3094 Ext. 152
Mobil 619-246-5311 619-246-5311
cc4058@yahoo.com

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Name: Robert C. Oury
Email: timeflies55@charter.net
HomePage: http://
Date: January 03, 2008
Time: 02:28:50 AM

Comment:

Great Website, I worked with another Great Golfer, and fellow Hall of Famer, Harry Cotton Berrier. Cotton was a good boss and still a good friend. I retired in 2004 after 23 years as a Greenskeeper at Gatlinburg Golf Course.

Best of luck,

Semper Fi,

Robert C. Oury

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Name: sterling greenwood
Email: greenwood@aspenfreepress.com
HomePage: http://www.aspenfreepress.com
Date: December 01, 2007
Time: 02:06:27 PM

Comment:

i just received an email to the effect that i may have family roots in overton county, tennessee. i found it interesting that bobby greenwood also has a connection with the area. as a student at rhodes college — then known as southwestern at memphis — i remember reading about bobby greenwood in the sports pages. i believe he was a student at north texas when i was at rhodes. i enjoyed touring the website.

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Name: martin lee
Email: mlee3402@frontiernet.net
HomePage: http://
Date: November 23, 2007
Time: 08:22:49 PM
Comment:
bobby, really enjoy your website, love you buddy, talk to you soon, martin.

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Name: Dena Watts
Email: DENAISME@YAHOO.COM
HomePage: http://
Date: 09 Oct 2007 15:01:14 -0700
Comment:
Bobby this is great. I really like your website. Dena….Hello to Elma and Viola too.

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Name: Hayes Greenwood
Email: hayes.greenwood@twcable.com
HomePage: http://
Date: 15 Sep 2007 06:51:49 -0700
Comment:
wonderful! So very nice to see and be able to share Bobby’s memories. I would love for you to add a video section showing his swing. It would be a great addition of seeing his beautiful golf swing

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Name: Tim B
Email: timb@earthlink.net
HomePage:
Date: 14 Sep 2007 19:26:22 -0700
Comment:
awesome site!

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Name: Peggy Dilldine Gunter
Email: pagunter@bellsouth.net
HomePage: http://
Date: 19 August 2007
Time: 10:32 AM -0700
Comment

Hi Please email me at pagunter@bellsouth.net. I would like to talk to you about Thomas James Dildine and Sally Childress. Thank you Peggy

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Name: Peggy Dilldine Gunter
Email: pagunter@bellsouth.net
HomePage: http://
Date: 19 August 2007
Time: 10:26 AM -0700
Comment

Hi First time I have seen this site. NICE! Peggy

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Name: Bobby Greenwood, PGA
HomePage: http://www.greenwoodpga.net
Date: 14 August 2007
Time: 01:48 PM -0700
Comment

PERSONAL NOTE FROM BOBBY GREENWOOD, PGA:

“Hello & Welcome to my website. Thank you so much for your interests in what I have done through the years. I hope you enjoy reading about old times… perhaps some of these stories and photos will jog your memory. Sincerely, BG”

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EntryNo: 53
Date: Saturday, 15:36 08.04.2007
admin

We have moved to a new location… please check the OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF BOBBY GREENWOOD, PGA at: http://www.GREENWOODPGA.net

Thank you!
greenwoodpga.net

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EntryNo: 52
Date: Monday 16:25 07.23.2007
GreenwoodPGA.com Team

FLASH REPORT:

Bobby Greenwood has just been notified by the Riverside Military Academy located in Gainesville, Georgia that he will be inducted into the All-Sports Hall of Fame in 2007. This will be his 3rd HALL OF FAME Induction!!! Congratulations Bobby

God has been good to you… God bless!

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EntryNo: 51
Date: Monday 12:02 07.23.2007
Andrew Keen

Nice Looking web-site! Keep up the good work.

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EntryNo: 50
Date: Sunday 19:30 07.15.2007
Name: Bobby Greenwood

congratulations on all of your accomplishments. Maybe some day you could show me a few lessons and I’ll coach you up on some football and we’ll call it an Even bobby greenwood Sport Switcheroo, Roll Tide

http://www.rolltide.com/ViewArticle.dbml
rlgreenwood @ @bama.ua.edu

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EntryNo: 49
Date: Saturday 08:06 05.05.2007
Name: Blaine Lenhart

Bobby,

I have been viewing someof your acomplishments. GREAT career.
Hope you are well and look forward to seeing you next time out visiting Mike.

bgll @ @kerrlake.com

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EntryNo: 48
Date: Friday 19:41 04.27.2007
Name: GreenwoodPGA.com Team

New PHOTOS uploaded at the PHOTO ARCHIVE… or you can click this link below:http://greenwoodpga.blogspot .com/

Have a great day!
GreenwoodPGA.com
admin @ @greenwoodpga.com

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EntryNo: 47
Date: Monday 11:54 02.26.2007
GreenwoodPGA.com Team

Flash Report!!!

Bobby Greenwood is a new inductee to the Tennessee Golf Hall Of Fame!!! For more info. please check his Official Blog at http://greenwoodpga.wordpres s.com/

CONGRATULATIONS BOBBY!!!!

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EntryNo: 46
Date: Monday 11:29 12.11.2006
Name: Debra Cloud

Bobby,
I am not sure what relation we are, but I am the g-grandaughter of Thomas J. Templeton and Amaranda S. Farris. Their son Frank Virgil Templeton, was my mother’s father. My grandparents lived and died in Carlisle Co., Ky. My mother Elizabeth is 92 years old and still lives in Milburn, Ky. Came across your genealogy page and wanted to say hello.

Debra Cloud
Kerrville, TX
cloudy @ @ktc.com

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EntryNo: 45
Date: Monday 22:02 10.16.2006
admin

Thanks for signing the GreenwoodPGA.com Guestbook. We appreciate your interest… Please come again.

Have a blessed day!:

Sincerely,
The GreenwoodPGA.com Team
http://www.greenwoodpga.com
admin @ @greenwoodpga.com

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EntryNo: 44
Date: Monday 03:15 10.16.2006
Name: Bob Watson

Hi Bobby,

We only met once, at the L.A. Open in ’70 or ’71. You allowed a friend and I to come out on the range and watch you practice after a round. You were very gracious.
My great aunt was Georgia Bly, formerly Georgia Alcorn, also from Cookeville. Her sister, Mamie, was my grandmother. Their father was county sheriff there in the early 1900′s. Georgia was staying with my family at the time of the Open, and I asked her if she’d heard of you. She said something like: ” Oh my, yes! I helped raise him!” I don’t know how true that was, but she remembered it that way. Georgia died in 1977. She was a fine person.
For some reason, you came to mind the other day, and I decided to look you up on the Internet. Congratulations on all of your professional accomplishments. You’ve had a great career in so many areas of golf.
All the best to you and yours. I’m glad I had the chance to meet you and watch that sweet swing on the range for awhile.

Sincerely,

Bob Watson
Upland, Cal.
bar77g @ @aol.com

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EntryNo: 43
Date: Thursday 14:44 10.05.2006
Name: Frank McKay

Great to visit with you over the weekend, Bobby! Congrats on your latest hole-in-one!

See you soon!
Frank
squanklin @ @yahoo.com

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EntryNo: 42
Date: Sunday 20:35 09.10.2006
Name: Bob Garland

I am proud to say Bobby is my all time best friend.
Bob Garland

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EntryNo: 41
Date: Thursday 14:55 08.31.2006
Name: Amy Booth

Your site is wonderful! I look forward to seeing you and your family in Gainesville next month.
Amy
abooth @ @cadet.com

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EntryNo: 40
Date: Thursday 13:13 08.31.2006
Name: Hollie and Elgie

Hey, Bobby—Since I am the one who has become Elgie’s secretary, I will just let you know that he passed your web address to me, so here we are just saying hello. Hope all is well with you and your family. Sincerely, Hollie
hollieida @ @aol.com

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EntryNo: 39
Date: Monday 00:49 07.31.2006
Name: Nicole (Sadler) Caudill

Hi Bobby,

We are 3rd cousins (maybe 4th?), best as my Dad can tell me. TN roots and we Sadlers are everywhere! I thought I would say hello, since family reunions don’t happen in Red Boiling Springs anymore, since most are gone now. [:)] Take care, and God bless.

Nicole
nicole1125c @ @yahoo.com

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EntryNo: 38
Date: Sunday 09:45 07.30.2006
Name: CHARLES PAUL

well there has been a lot of water under the bridge. knowing you has been a good experence. i hope you enjoy many good years and stay healthy. charles paul.
the perry como of country music.

clpaul @ @adelphia.net

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EntryNo: 37
Date: Wednesday 07:38 07.19.2006
Name: Ron Peplowski

Thank you for a fun day of golf and instruction. I couldn’t put the things you advised, into play at the time, but I will try and make it happen as I continue my Golfing journey.
Hope you like the Photos.

rcpep @ @frontiernet.net

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EntryNo: 36
Date: Saturday 18:33 07.08.2006
Reza Zadeh

Hey Friend, it was great hanging out with you for a week. thank you for your prayers and your thougths towards me durring camp last week. you are a man of God and i am glad that we met.

rsz @ @timberlinechurch.org

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EntryNo: 35
Date: Monday 12:02 06.12.2006
Name: Matt

I will be at an FCA golf camp that you will be a clinician at.

I thought i’d drop in and see what you are like. I like what I see.

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EntryNo: 34

Date: Wednesday 11:05 05.17.2006
Name: Bob Brown

Date: 5-2-06

A great teacher and friend.

63falcon @ @cookeville.com

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EntryNo: 33

Date: Tuesday 13:25 04.25.2006
Name: Alfred

Hi !
My friend told me to visit your site because she said it’s beautiful. She really was telling that truth. Indeed, your site is amazing.I’ll surely go visit here again.Keep up the good work! [:D]

ritmluck @ @yahoo.com

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EntryNo: 32
Date: Tuesday 11:38 02.14.2006
Name: Ernie Mecca

Bobby,

Thank you for your prayer for healing. It is a blessing to have you as a brother in Christ.

Great website. I went through all of it. I did expect to see a personal page for Bobby Greenwood that gives his testimony.

Blessings,
Ernie
emecca @ @fca.org

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EntryNo: 31
Date: Thursday 08:37 01.19.2006
Name: George Clifton

I really liked going thru your web site. Clifton, Ezell & Clifton Golf Design certainly has enjoyed a great working relationship with you Bobby. I can’t wait for the next project to see what our team can create. God Bless.

cecgolfdesign.com
gclifton @ @cecgolfdesign.com

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EntryNo: 30
Date: Friday 13:46 01.13.2006
James Van Hattum Sr.

Date : 01-11-06

It is a really nice page. Nice Going Bobby.

jamesrvh @ @charter.net

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EntryNo: 29
Date: Thursday 15:09 01.12.2006
Admin.

We have been updating this website and, we have a new GUESTBOOK. Check it out, please sign in because it means a lot to us… Enjoy!
Add comment
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Entry: 28
Name: Buddy Pearson
Text: Date : January 5, 2006

Loved the articles from the Herald-Citizen!

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Entry: 27
Name: Ed Metcalf
Date : 12/23/05

Bobby, Elma has done a fantastic job with your website. It is enjoyable to read and view the pictures.

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Entry: 26
Name: John Sims
Date : 12/14/05

Looks good, Bobby. John

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Entry: 25
Name: Jim Bass
Date : 12/14/05

At age 57 I am still caddying, now at The Ocean Course – Kiawah Island, SC. My first job as a tour caddie was 1970, Magnolia Classic for Bobby. He was there a week early and we went out several days before the tourney started. He was a super guy to learn

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Entry: 24
Name: Bob Harlow
Date : 12/14/2005

Nice guy Love him good Christian man.

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Entry: 23
Name: Art Quick
Date : 12/14/05

Hey! Your website looks great.

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Entry: 22
Name: ate
Date : 12/14/2005

Great design! Thanks to the webmaster-:)

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Entry: 21
Name: jim starnes
Date : 5-12-2005

one good golfer, one great person and friend.

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Entry: 20
Name: Jack Sedwick
Date : 10-19-05

I just want to say thank you again and what an honor it was to be able to play with you at the RMA Alumni Tournament. I hope we get a chance to play again. Hope all is well and God Bless!

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Entry: 19
Name: Stephany Madsen
Date : 9-15-2005

Hello, Bobby, golf must run in the family (except for me). Im the gr-gr-granddaughter of James Valentine Sadler (son of John Wesley Sadler and Sarah T. Gregory). My Dad, John Burton Sadler, Jr. was an avid and accomplished golfer. Used to drive me nuts as

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Entry: 18

Name: James Van Hattum Sr.
Text: Date : 8/20/2005

It Looks Great and the Pictures will be great also Your Friend; TN. Jim-Bo

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Entry: 17
Name: Admin.
Date : 8/20/05

Thank you for stopping by. Please check us back from time to time at: http://www.greenwoodpga.net

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Entry: 16

Name: John Buontempo
Date : 06/22/05

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Entry: 15
Name: Ryan Davis
Date : 5-12-05

Mr. Greenwood My name is Ryan Davis, and I am the head prof. at the VA golf course in Murfreesboro, you stopped and visited today and I had a chance to read your bio on the website this afternoon. I really enjoyed talking with you today. Your golf caree

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Entry: 14
Name: Tere
Date : 12/24/04

Wow!!!

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Entry: 13
Name: Mark Howard
Date : 12/10/04

It was like opening a Christmas present on Christmas morning when I checked my e-mails this evening. I am enjoying reading every word. And just to think, in less than twenty-four hours I will be at your home for a visit. Thank you for taking the time…

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Entry: 12
Name: sam g.
Text: Date : 12/8/2004

Great site! More power to you! God always bless you and your family.

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Entry: 11
Name: Ed Metcalf
Date : 11/02/04

Bobby, I really enjoy reading all the articles. It seems like I learn something new every time I read one.

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Entry: 10
Name: Zane Teeters
Date : 26 October 2004

Mr. Greenwood, I ran across your genealogy postings on the net tonight and noticed that you are looking for some of my relatives, specifically John Teeters and children. My grandfather was brother to John so if you wish to contact me perhaps we can share information…

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Entry: 9
Name: linda victory
Date : 10/24/2004

I am a descendant of James Peek, Sr–thru James, Jr. (dau. Gertrude who married Thomas J. Green). I am researching all sides of my family and have found your site. Are you connected thru James, Sr and Susanna??–just guessing. thanks for sharing anything

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Entry: 8
Name: Judy Dildine
Date : 23 Oct 04

Enjoyed your website. Lots of good information. We are related to the Dildines in TN. Still seeking information.

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Entry: 7
Name: Jim Bass
Date : 9/22/2004
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 8:16 PM
Many thanks for the article on Bobby, some of which I had heard…

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Entry: 6
Name: jim sliger
Date : august 11,2004

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Entry: 5
Name: Tim McLauchlin
Text: Date : 08/11/04

you are great!!

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Entry: 4
Name: Amy Jo Greenwood
Date : 8/8/04

Now I can say I know someone famous!

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Entry: 3
Name: James R. Van Hattum Sr.
I didnt know what a celebrity I was rubbing shoulders with. You act just like a regular Guy. Its a pleasure being your friend. Jim Van Hattum

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Entry: 2
Name: Dawn Frasher
Date: 2004
My husband is James L. Frasher. Ona Allen (Roberts) is his great-grandmother. George and Nancy (Greenwood) are her grandparents. I was doing a little research for fun and found your site. It was very interesting and helpful. Thank You.

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Entry: 1
Name: Admin.
Date : 8/7/2004

Welcome to the Official Website of Bobby Greenwood, PGA, and thank you for stopping by… Have a nice day!

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About

Bobby Greenwood, PGA

Former PGA Tour Player | Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame | PGA of America Life Member 

Official Website: http://www.greenwoodpga.net/
Official Blog: https://greenwoodpga.wordpress.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/greenwoodpga

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​​​       Bobby Greenwood of Tennessee was a 3-time NCAA All-American at the University of North Texas where he led his team to 3 consecutive Missouri Valley Conference Championships.

       In his freshman year at Tennessee Tech University, Bobby Greenwood led his team to the T.I.A.C. title and he was runner-up in the OVC Championship.

       After transferring to North Texas State University in the Missouri Valley Conference his sophomore year, Bobby won the South-West Recreation in Ft. Worth and defeated Jack Nicklaus in the Colonial Invitational in Memphis, only nine months before Jack won the 1962 U.S. Open.

       His senior year, Greenwood won the Southern Intercollegiate and was selected as First Team NCAA All-American. That year, Bobby was selected to play on the Texas Cup Team, four years later, he co-founded the Tennessee Cup Team.

       Bobby Greenwood was Co-Medalist in the USGA Amateur in 1964 and was a dominant force in Tennessee golf in the ‘60s, he was thrice ranked in the Top 10 amateur golfer in the U.S. by Golf Magazine & Golf Digest.

       He won both the Tennessee Open and the Tennessee Amateur Championships as well as four other Tennessee State Championship tournaments.

       After a stellar amateur career which included winning over 150 amateur and pro tournaments, Bobby Greenwood turned pro in 1969 and won his card for the PGA Tour, tying Johnny Miller for 3rd place in the qualifying tournament. He played the PGA Tour for 7 years winning the 1970 Rhode Island Open.

       Bobby was inducted into the University North Texas Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002, the Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame in 2007, and he was inducted as a charter member of the Riverside Military Academy Centennial Sports Hall of Fame in 2007 where he set a school record, hitting 10 home runs in baseball and also was the leading scorer on RMA’s basketball team.

       In 2010, Bobby was awarded the Distinguished Career Award by the Tennessee PGA retroactively. Greenwood is now a golf course architect out of his hometown, Cookeville, Tennessee.

BOBBY GREENWOOD’S CAREER PROFILE 

HALL OF FAME & AWARDS

• Tennessee PGA Distinguished Career Award
   Golf House of Tennessee, Franklin, TN, 2007.

• Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame
   Holston Hills Country Club, Knoxville, TN, September 5, 2007.

• Riverside Military Academy Centennial Sports Hall of Fame
   Charter Member, Gainesville, GA, October 13, 2007.

• University of North Texas Athletic Hall of Fame
   Denton, Texas, Nov. 2, 2002.
                 
• PGA President’s Council Award
   PGA Merchandise Show, Orlando, Florida, 2005.

• Dick Smith Memorial Award for Outstanding College Golfer
   North Texas State University, Denton, Texas, 1962.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

• North Texas State University (now University of North Texas-UNT)
   Denton, Texas, B.A. Business Admin., 1964.
     • Three-time NCAA All-American

• Tennessee Polytechnic Institute-TPI (now Tennessee Technological University)
   Cookeville, Tennessee, Freshman, 1958-1959
     • Member, TPI Athletic “T” Club.
     • Team Winner, Tennessee Interscholastic Athletic Conference (TIAC)  Championship, Old Hickory Country Club, TN, 1958.
     • ROTC Best-Drilled Cadet, TPI, 1958.

     • Member, TPI Rebel Rifles Drill Team
     • Walk on TPI Freshman Basketball Team under Coach Johnny Oldham, 1958.
     • Runner-up Finish at Ohio Valley Conference Golf League Championship, 1958. (individual)

• Riverside Military Academy, Gainesville, Georgia, 1957. (Postgraduate)
     • Received Horton Society (Honor) Award at graduation.
     • Leading scorer, RMA Basketball Team
     • Ten Home Runs, RMA Baseball Team
     • Played #1 on RMA Golf Team

• Cookeville Central High School, Cookeville, Tennessee, 1956. (Graduate)

CAREER EXPERIENCE/HISTORY

• President, Bobby Greenwood & Associates Golf Course Design/Land Planning, Cookeville, TN, 1992-Present

• President, Greenwood-Clifton Golf Design Group, Deland, Florida, 1998-2008

• Design Coordinator ~ Golden Bear International (Nicklaus Design)
   North Palm Beach, Florida & New Augusta Golf Club, Ena Japan. 1996-1997
   ($22 million project)

• Designed & Supervised Construction, The Fairways on Spencer Creek/Cheekwood Golf Club, Franklin, TN, 1992-1996

• Director of Golf, Sawgrass Country Club, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 1977 and 1978
  (Home of Tournament Players Championship, currently THE PLAYERS),

• Host Professional for the first and second Tournament Players Championship (TPC) held at Sawgrass. This included many diverse activities including PGA Tour Media responsibilities and public relations duties.
   Additional activities at Sawgrass:
    • TV golf clinics for Channel 17, Jacksonville, Florida
    • Gator Bowl Executive Committee
    • Hillier Cup Team – Honored Guest
    • Instructional Panel, Florida PGA and Jr. Golf Academy

• Director of Golf Operations, Suntree Country Club, Melbourne, FL, 1989-1991
   (36-hole resort with 1,650 members; and Home of the Space Coast Classic, Senior PGA Tour event).

• Golf Director ~ Supervised the golf program for Meadow Greens Country Club, Eden, North Carolina, through busy season and hired the new pro for the club.

• President, Greenwood, Frazee & Associates, Brentwood, TN. (Golf Course Design & Planning Services), 1986-1989

• Editor-In-Chief & Founder of Tennessee’s First Golf Publication, “The Nifty Knicker”, Church Street, Nashville, TN (1/3 ownership), 1986-1987

• Golf Director, Benchcraft Golf Co., 1921 Church Street, Nashville, TN 1980-1984   
   (Golf schools, clinics and exhibitions).

• Golf School Coordinator, “Master’s School of Golf”, 1984-1986
  (Partnership with Dave Ragan, PGA Ryder Cup Team member, and  Jack Wall).

• Golf Course Architect, Greenwood, Tucker & Associates, 1978-1980
   Designed and supervised construction of Dorchester Golf Course, Fairfield Glade, TN – Permanent Home of Tennessee Open Championship for 8 years.
 
• Contract Consultant, Planned Recreation Consultants, Inc., Jacksonville, FL, 1974-1978

• PGA Tour Player, Professional Golfers Association, 1969-1975

 GOLF CREDITS

•  Life Member, PGA of America

• Tennessee PGA Distinguished Career Award

• Ambassador of Golf, Inaugural Tennessee Senior State Open, 2010-2016

• University of North Texas Athletic Hall of Fame, 2002
    • NCAA All-America ~ First Team, 1963.
    • NCAA All-America ~ Second Team, 1962.
    • NCAA All-America ~ Honorable Mention, 1961.
      North Texas State University, Denton, Texas (now University of North Texas).

 • 3-Time Runner-up Finishes at Missouri Valley Conference Golf League  Championship, North Texas State University, Denton, TX, 1961, 1962, 1963.

 • Southern Intercollegiate Conference (S.I.C.) Champion & Southeastern  Conference Championship (SEC), Athens, Georgia, 1963.

• All-American Intercollegiate, hosted by University of Houston, Pine Forest  Country Club, Houston, Texas. (Runner-up to Kermit Zarley), 1963. (senior year).

 • Border Olympics Golf Tournament, Laredo, Texas. (Team won, I finished 4th place), 1962.

• Southwest Recreational Intercollegiate Champion, Fort Worth, Texas, 1961.  (sophomore year)

• Colonial Invitational, Colonial Country Club, Memphis, Tennessee. (defeated  Jack Nicklaus, 1 up in 19 holes, sudden death playoff, 9 months before Jack won the U.S. Open), 1961. (sophomore year)

• Runner-up Finish at Ohio Valley Conference Golf League Championship, Tennessee Technological University, 1958. (first of four)

• Co-Medalist USGA Amateur, 1964.
  Canterbury Country Club, Cleveland, Ohio.

• Qualified & played in Four USGA Amateurs.

• Qualified and played in Two U.S. Opens. (made the cut in both)

• Texas Cup Team (Ten-member team), 1964.
   Defeated Byron Nelson in singles match. (score: 67 to 68)

• Porter Cup Amateur Championships, 1965 & 1966.
   Finished 5th and 7th respectively. Niagara Falls CC, New York.

• Tennessee Cup Team, 1968, 1976, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000.
   Co-Founder, 1968

• Top 10 Amateurs in U.S. by Golf Magazine, Thrice.
   Ranked 6th, 8th, and 10th respectively.

• Top 10 Amateurs in U.S. by Golf Digest, 1968.
   Ranked 7th. His ranked is based on a victory in the Sunnehanna as well as the  Tennessee State Open and his finished third in the Southern Amateur.

• Sunnehanna Amateur ~ “Tournament of Champions”, 1965 and 1968.
   Johnstown, Pennsylvania (Tournament record of 269 set in 1965 and course record of 63 set in 1965).

• Rhode Island Open Champion, 1970 (while on the PGA Tour).
   Agawam Hunt and Golf Club, Rumford, Rhode Island.

• Tennessee Open Champion, 1968.
   Old Hickory Country, Club, Hermitage, Tennessee.

• Tennessee Amateur Champion, 1966.
   Chickasaw Country Club, Memphis, Tennessee.

• Irvin Cobb Open Championship, Paxton Park Country Club, Paducah, Kentucky
   (Two-time winner).

• “Champions’ Choice” ~ PGA Tour, 1969.
   Rookie voted by past champions invited to play in the Colonial Invitational (NIT), Colonial Country Club, Fort Worth, Texas.

• Qualified to play the PGA Tour at “Q School”.
   Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, 1969.  (Tied Johnny Miller for 3rd).

• PGA Tour Player for 7 years, 1969-1975.
   Retired after playing for seven years because of physical injuries.

• Tournament Players Division – PGA Tour, 1972-1975. (Voting member)

• Winner of over 150 Amateur and Pro Tournaments in playing career!

• PGA Member – Class A since 1971.

• Music City Pro-Celebrity Invitational, Runner-Up, Nashville Golf and Athletic  Club, 1970. (while on PGA Tour)

• Tennessee Senior PGA Champion, 1991, 1992, 1994.

• Course Record: Southern Amateur Championship, 1968.
   Score: 64 (-8 par), Lost Tree Golf Club, North Palm Beach, Florida (Jack Nicklaus Home Course… later tied by Calvin Peete).

 • Played on the Senior PGA Tour (now Champions Tour), 1988-1991.

• Made seventy-two cuts, six Top 10 finishes, and fifteen Top 25s on the PGA Tour. Plus unofficial cuts, finishes and money won; winner of 1970 Rhode Island Open.

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

• International Coordinator, Balangiga Without Borders (BWB) – Disaster Relief Volunteers Worldwide (USA, Philippines, Worldwide), 2013-Present
    • Assisted in raising funds for Relief Efforts in the Philippines during the deadly and devastating Hurricane Haiyan (locally known as Super Typhoon Haiyan), 2013-2019. 
    • Overseen, coordinated, secured and monitored relief operations
    • Collaborated, coordinated and formed partnerships with International Non-Government Organizations (INGOs)

• Legionnaire, American Legion Post 46, 2016-Present.
   Post Historian, 2018-Present

• Sons of the Confederate Veterans (SCV), 2019-Present.

• Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), 2017-Present.

• First Families of White County, Tennessee
   Ancestors were pioneers and the early settlers of the county.

• First Families of Putnam County, Tennessee
  Ancestors were pioneers and the early settlers of the county.

• Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab Alumni, Inc., Board of Directors, Crossville, TN 2010-2011.

• Lion’s Club, Member, Cookeville, TN, 2007-2008.

• Christian Partners, Inc., Board of Directors, Clarksville, TN, 1980-2010.

• Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) – Upper Cumberland Advisory Board Member, 2006-2015.

• Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Camps:
     • Head Golf Clinician, FCA Camp, St. Augustine, Florida, 2006.
     • Head Golf Clinician, FCA Camp, Sawgrass CC, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, 2005.
     • Head Golf Clinician, FCA Camp, Powell, Wyoming, 2005-2006.
     • Assistant Golf Director, FCA Camp, Crow Valley Golf Club, Davenport, Iowa.

 • International Golf Professional Association ~ Vice-President (1991-1992).

• Boy Scouts of America:
    • Eagle Scout-1954
    • God & Country Award
    • Silver Award
    • Arrow Head Award
    • Commissioner Award
    • Order of the Arrow Award
    •  National Eagle Scout Association (NESA), Executive Committee Member, Nashville, Tennessee.
    • Boy Scouts of America ~ Unit Commissioner,  Middle Tennessee Council (1999-2009)

• Cookeville Rescue Mission, Board of Directors (1980s-2014)

• Lettermen Association, UNT – Member, Denton, Texas.

• Fellowship of Christian Golfers (Co-Founder & Director).

• Optimists Club, VP & Board of Directors. (Coached Junior Pro Basketball, 1980-1986).

• Gideons International ~Vice-President, Cookeville, TN, 2002-2004.

• First United Methodist Church, Staff Parish ~ Member, 2007-2009.

• First United Methodist Church, Men’s Brotherhood ~ President, 2005-2008.
  Vice-President (2004-2005).

• First United Methodist Church, Backslider Class ~ President, 2006-2007.
  Vice- President (2005-2006).

• First United Methodist Church, Church Council ~ Member (2005-Present).

• Mason, Grand Lodge Free & Accepted Masons of Tennessee.

• Shriner, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine in Al Menah Temple of Nashville, TN.

• United States Army, Honorable Discharged

• United States Air Force, Honorable Discharged

• Vietnam Veteran

SCHOOLS AND EXPERIENCE

• PGA Tour Player – seven years.

• PGA Business Schools I & II, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

• Co-Founder of Tennessee Cup Matches
   (Selected the entire amateur team – 1968).

• Golf Course Architect Consultant ~ Fairfield Glade, Inc. (1969-1972)

• Principal-In-Charge, designed and supervised construction of second 18-hole golf course for Fairfield Glade, Inc., Dorchester Country Club (Home of Tennessee Open Championship).

• Coached Little League Baseball and Babe Ruth Baseball (1979-1984)

• Coached Junior – Pro Basketball (1980-1986)
Winner ~ Boys’ State Championship, 1983
Winner ~ Girls’ State Championship & National Championship, 1986

• Golf Architect ~ Designed and supervised construction of Fairways on Spencer Creek/Cheekwood Golf Club, Franklin, Tennessee, 1994-1996.

• Design Coordinator ~ for Jack Nicklaus in Japan, 1996-1997
  Golden Bear International, North Palm Beach, Florida & New Augusta Golf Club, Ena, Japan. ($22 million project)

• PGA Hole in One archive at http://www.pga.com (8 holes in one)
  Port St. Lucie, Florida

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

• Board of Directors of Fellowship of Christian Athletes for nine years and has taught at several FCA Sports Camps in the capacity of Head Golf Clinician in charge of golf instruction at camps in South Dakota, Florida, Wyoming and Iowa.

• Taught several PGA golf professionals golf lessons as well as several PGA Tour Players. Several amateur students have received college golf scholarships.

• Coached Little League Baseball and Junior Pro Basketball for eight years.
• won Boy’s State Championship (1983)
• won Girl’s State Championship & NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP (1986)
• won 4 league titles (baseball)

• Co-Founder Tennessee Cup Matches 1968

• After graduating from UNT, I was selected to play on the Prestigious 10-man Texas Cup Team in 1964.
    • Four years later, I brought the Tennessee Challenge Cup matches to Tennessee in 1968 and was asked to select the entire Amateur Team that inaugural year.

• Technical Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Musser International Turfgrass Foundation.
    • Appointed by the late Fred V. Grau who was instrumental in founding the Musser Foundation in 1969 (my rookie year to play the PGA Tour).  
    • Served with Arnold Palmer for seven years as Technical Advisor to the Board.
     • Dr. Fred Grau played a major role in the development and release of several grasses including zoysia, U-3 Bermuda grass as well as Merion bluegrass which are used extensively on golf courses. Dr. Grau served as Executive Director of the USGA Green Section. Today, the Foundation has assets of about $700,000.00 and is dedicated to continue supporting the next generation of leaders.

 • 1987 – Co-founded Tennessee’s first golf publication “The Nifty Knicker” and served as Editor-in-Chief, one-third owner of this newspaper.

• Benchcraft Golf Company, established in 1980, Church Street, Nashville, TN.
    •  Enjoyed much success with golf instruction, golf clinics, and exhibitions which were held at Opryland Hotel.
    • Affiliated with South Ocean Beach, Nassau, Bahamas, where I based my International Golf Tours.
    • “Master’s School of Golf”, partnered with former PGA Ryder Cup Team member Dave Ragan.
    • The Tennessee schools were based at Sewanee Inn and Golf Course and also used several State Parks for various golf schools in Tennessee and Kentucky.

• Recipient of the Tennessee PGA Distinguished Career Award
     • Quote on plaque: “recognizes current or former Tennessee PGA Section members who have had outstanding careers as PGA Professionals based on service to his or her club, course or employer, service and leadership to the Association, community service, professional playing record and teaching ability”.

FOR MORE DETAILS, visit:

• Official Website: www.GreenwoodPGA.net
• Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Greenwood_(golfer)
• Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/greenwoodpga/
• Archive: http://www.Newspaper.com
            Note: on “Search” engine, type:
             • Robert S. Greenwood, Jr.  golf
             • Bob Greenwood golf
             • Bobby Greenwood golf

OTHER SOURCES – “Bobby Greenwood in BOOKS”:

Nicklaus, Jack. My 55 Ways to Lower Your Golf Score. Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 1964, page 104.

Nicklaus, Jack, and Ken Bowden. My Story. Simon & Schuster, 1997, page 53.

Pearce, Gene. The History of Tennessee Golf: 1894-2001. Hillsboro Press, 2002, pages 10, 21-22, 28, 77, 174, 199, 257-258, 270-273, 284-285, 308-309, 330, 347-348, 352, 375, 381, 399-401.

Pearce, Gene. Southern Golf Association: The First Hundred Years. Southern Golf Association, 2004, pages 140, 142.

Pearce, Gene. 2017 Tennessee Golf Almanac and Record Book. Tennessee Golf Foundation, 2017, pages 5, 194, 246.

Pearce, Gene. Colonial: Home of Champions. SPS Publications, Inc., 2013.

Yerger, John, et al. The History of Sunnehanna Country Club and the

Sunnehanna Amateur. John Yerger, 2004, pages 95-96, 99.

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