Bruce Fleisher

    Bruce Fleisher

    Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)

    Weight: 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)

    Birthday: October 16, 1948

    College: Miami-Dade Junior College: Furman University

    Year turned pro: 1969

    Birthplace: Union City, Tennessee, USA

    Country: USA

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    US professional Fleisher was born in Union City, Tennessee in 1948, and began his interest in golf at the age of seven, when he started to act as a caddie for his two brothers. Fleisher went on to study at Miami-Dade Junior College and Furman University. His interest in golf continued, as a player, and in 1969 he became the youngest player to win the U.S. Amateur, at the age of just nineteen. After this initial success Fleisher turned professional in 1969.

    Fleisher had a relatively modest professional career, achieving just one win on the PGA Tour, at the New England Classic in 1991. He also achieved a few wins at minor tournaments. Since turning 50, Fleisher has achieved far more success as a member of what was the Senior PGA Tour and is now the Champions Tour. He achieved 18 wins, including a win at the 2001 U.S. Senior Open.

    As of the end of Fleisher had achieved one win on the PGA tour, amassing total prize money of $1,691,593.