Bob Kurtz has always been
active in golf.
The former sportscaster with CNN and ESPN is a competitive golfer having qualified for Champions Tour and other significant events. In 2007 he competed in the final qualifying for the Senior British Open in Muirfield, Scotland. In 2008 he finished in the top thirty money-winners on the Sunbelt Senior Professional Golf Tour and qualified for the season-ending tournament. In 2011 he won the Senior Pro event in Lake Placid, New York. His love for golf is genuine and passionate.
Golf Announcing: Champions Tour at The Dominion
San Antonio, Texas
Bob played college golf and, as an amateur, won 53 tournaments around the country. As a professional, he has competed internationally in such events as the Panama Open, the Golf Experten Open in Denmark, and Senior British Open qualifying. He is the winner of the Madrid Open, the Dallas Gold Cup, the Orange Bowl Classic and numerous other tournaments. His favorite tournament is the Hall of Fame Seniors Classic in Cooperstown, New York. In 2010, he recorded a top five finish.
British Senior Open Qualifying - Craigelaw, Scotland
He has teamed with his daughter Beth, an LPGA teaching pro in West Palm Bench, to win many Parent-Child and Mixed Team competitions. In addition, he has qualified as a Senior for the Remax National Long Drive Contest and is a member of the Long Drivers of America.
St. Andrews 2007
As a golf instructor, Bob has two best selling golf videos. "Picture Perfect Golf" deals with imagery and visualization in golf. "How to Break 90" (with daughter Beth) has been one of the top instructional videos not only in the United States but internationally. "How to Break 90" has been recognized by Golf Monthly (the top European Golf magazine) as the outstanding video for the high handicapper. In the United States, Golf Magazine gave the video five stars.*
In addition, as an instructor, Bob has conducted golf clinics at such venues as Disney World and Nashville's Opryland Springhouse Golf course.
*(Both Videos: "Picture Perfect Golf" and "How to Break 90" are available for a suggested $10 donation to Ministries to Children) Order through: MTC Golf P.O. Box 100 Cullman, Alabama 35056
Champions Tour Event
But it is in his success as a "Golf Ironman" that Bob has received the most acclaim. His stamina, ball-striking strength, and low scoring over hours of play has made his many golf marathons truly memorable.