19 Facts About Loren Roberts


Loren Lloyd Roberts was born on June 24,1955 and is an American professional golfer, who has played on the PGA Tour and the PGA Tour Champions.

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Loren Roberts competed for San Luis Obispo Senior High School and California Polytechnic State University.

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Loren Roberts won the Foot-Joy PGA Assistant Professional Championship of 1979 and was second in 1980.

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On his fifth attempt, Loren Roberts earned his PGA Tour card at the PGA Tour Qualification Tournament in 1980 for the 1981 season.

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Loren Roberts returned to the tournament in 1981,1982,1986 and 1987, earning his card every year except 1981.

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Loren Roberts did not get his first win on the PGA Tour until 1994 at age 38, yet it sparked a nine-season run of eight victories.

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Loren Roberts is known as "Boss of the Moss" for his putting skills.

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Loren Roberts has featured in the top 20 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

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Loren Roberts contended in an 18-hole playoff with Ernie Els and Colin Montgomerie.

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Loren Roberts played for the United States in the 1995 Ryder Cup, 1994 and 2000 Presidents Cups, and 2001 UBS Warburg Cup.

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Loren Roberts was a co-assistant captain for the 2006 Ryder Cup which was defeated by the European team.

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Loren Roberts defeated Dana Quigley in a two-hole sudden-death playoff.

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In 2006, Loren Roberts became the first golfer to open a Champions Tour season with three wins.

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Loren Roberts won the Byron Nelson Award for lowest average stroke total per round.

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Loren Roberts broke 54-hole tournament record for lowest score in relationship to par and most birdies as well as sharing lowest score.

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Loren Roberts was named Professional co-Athlete of the Year by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame in 1995 and 2007.

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Loren Roberts was inducted into the Cal Poly-SLO Athletics Hall of Fame in 1998.

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Loren Roberts has been a resident of Germantown, Tennessee, since the 1980s.

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Loren Roberts wrote Focus: The Name of the Game with fellow PGA Tour golfers Scott Simpson and Larry Mize.

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