Golf Birthdays: April 21-23

April 21

Andy Bare, who played 40 Web.com tour events between 2007-2013, turns 34. Bare played just two PGA events in his career, but managed to finish in the Top 20 at the 2007 Wyndham Championship.

Bob Byman, a member of the “greatest college golf team of all time”, turns 60. Byman was a member of Wake Forest’s 1974-1975 NCAA Division I National Championship teams alongside Jay Haas and Curtis Strange. The three combined for 67 wins as professional, with Byman accounting for six – four on the European Tour, where he played his first few years a a pro. His best finish at a Major was tying for seventh at the 1979 British Open,

Ed Fiori, a seven-time pro winner, turns 62. Fiori won four times on the PGA Tour, most notably at the 1996 Quad City Classic, when he rallied from behind to defeat Tiger Woods, one of just two times in Woods’ career – he was 21 at the time – would fail to hold a lead when ahead after 54 holes. Fiori tied for sixth at the 1980 Masters.

April 22

Sixteen-year PGA member Bobby Clampett turns 55. Clampett has three professional wins, including the 1982 Southern Open, where he defeated Hale Irwin by two strokes. He finished tied for third at the 1982 US Open, four strokes behind Tom watson.

April 23

Ross McGowan, who won the 2009 Madrid Masters, turns 33. McGowan also has two Challenger Tour wins to his credit.

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