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November 26, 1994 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Robert Gamez shot a six-under-par 66 to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Casio World Open at Kaimoncho, Japan. Olga Sharutenko and Dmitri Naumkin won the ice dancing competition, giving Russia three gold medals in the World Junior Figure Skating Championship at Budapest, Hungary.
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September 26, 2005 | From Associated Press
Robert Gamez figured he needed a fast start in the final round of the Texas Open to end the longest stretch between victories in PGA Tour history. He got the start and the result he was looking for. Gamez opened with three birdies and had three more on the back nine Sunday, closing with a six-under-par 64 for a three-stroke victory at San Antonio and his first win on tour in 15 1/2 years. "It has been a long time, a long time coming," Gamez said. "I knew it would happen. I just didn't know when."
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August 30, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Robert Gamez, 23, a third-year pro from Las Vegas, ignored a bug on his nose to sink a 30-foot shot from a trap for an eagle en route to an opening-round record 61 and a two-stroke lead in the Greater Milwaukee Open. Gamez, playing the nines in reverse order, was four under par after 11 holes, then birdied the next three and went nine-under with an eagle three on the 524-yard sixth hole at Tuckaway Country Club.
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January 24, 2004 | Thomas Bonk
After he played the last 11 holes in 10 under par, shot a 27 coming in and wound up with a 12-under 60 Friday at Indian Wells Country Club, Robert Gamez wasted no time assessing his round. "Just one of those days," he said. Well, he has never had one like it before. Gamez has been at 61 twice, the last time in the final round of the 2001 Hope, but this is his first visit to 60.
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January 15, 1990 | From Associated Press
With his veteran opponents unable to apply any pressure, rookie Robert Gamez, playing on his home course, eased his way to a four-stroke victory Sunday in the $900,000 Tucson Open. The 21-year-old Gamez had a final round of two-under-par 70 to become the first player since Ben Crenshaw in 1973 to win in his first start as a member of the PGA Tour. He won $162,000. Gamez, who passed up his final year at the University of Arizona to turn professional, won with a 270 total, 18 shots under par.
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June 20, 1993 | Reuters
Robert Gamez let off some steam by snapping his putter in two during the third round of the U.S. Open Saturday, but the move steamed up his playing partner, Jumbo Ozaki. Gamez, mired in a miserable round largely because of some dreadful putting, broke his putter at the eighth hole. He used a sand wedge, driver and two-iron on the greens over the last holes and finished with an eight-over 78. Ozaki was offended by the young American's behavior.
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May 3, 1989 | Associated Press
Arizona State held on to first place by three strokes over Arizona, 721-724, after Tuesday's second round of the Pacific 10 Golf Championships at the par-70, 6,116-yard Broadmoor Golf Club. The Wildcats had the low team total of the day with a score of 357. UCLA was next at 361. Individually, seven players recorded sub-par rounds, compared with just four Monday. Christian Cevaer of Stanford, John Bizik of Arizona State, Jon Lindstrom of Washington State and Rob Sullivan of UCLA each carded two-under-par rounds of 68 to tie for low-round honors.
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February 19, 2001 | J.A. ADANDE
Bob Low sat in the shotgun seat for a ride into history Sunday. Well, at the time of Joe Durant's putt that sent Durant to a record-low 36 shots below par, Low was seated on a rock about 15 yards away. But for most of the day, Low was right by Durant's side, toting his clubs, checking the yardage, making suggestions for the critical "right number" of iron selection. That's the fate of a caddie. Their names never get recorded next to the winners.
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October 9, 1992 | From Associated Press
Robert Gamez, a hometown favorite playing before a gallery of family, friends and neighbors, took a one-shot lead Thursday in the golf tournament he wants most to win. "If I had only one more PGA tournament to win, I'd want it to be this one," Gamez said after an eight-under-par 64 in the second round of the 90-hole Las Vegas Invitational. "I hope," Gamez quickly added, "that I have more than one more to win, but if I didn't, I'd want it to be here, at home."
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January 18, 1990 | JIM MURRAY
Usually, when a golfer no one ever heard of jumps into a lead in a tournament, the golf Establishment holds its head and groans: "Oh, no! Not another mystery guest! Not another boost to the senior tour. Why are they doing this to us?" They turn in irritation to the marquee names of the tour. "For God's sake! Go, get that guy!" they urge.
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July 28, 2002 | From Associated Press
Robert Gamez, winless since taking two events in 1990 in his first two months on the PGA Tour, shot a five-under-par 66 Saturday for a share of the third-round lead in the John Deere Classic at Silvis, Ill. J.P. Hayes, the second-round co-leader after a course-record 61, had a 67 to match Gamez at 18-under 195 on the TPC at Deere Run. The start of the round was delayed nearly five hours because of a morning thunderstorm.
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April 27, 2002 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Robert Gamez, who won twice on the PGA Tour in 1990 to earn rookie-of-the-year honors but hasn't had a top-10 finish in five years, shot his second consecutive 67 Friday for a share of the lead with Mark Calcavecchia in the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic in North Carolina. The 33-year-old Gamez made the field at Forest Oaks Country Club as the seventh alternate and he's tied for 201st on the tour money list with $9,190 in three events.
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February 19, 2001 | J.A. ADANDE
Bob Low sat in the shotgun seat for a ride into history Sunday. Well, at the time of Joe Durant's putt that sent Durant to a record-low 36 shots below par, Low was seated on a rock about 15 yards away. But for most of the day, Low was right by Durant's side, toting his clubs, checking the yardage, making suggestions for the critical "right number" of iron selection. That's the fate of a caddie. Their names never get recorded next to the winners.
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November 26, 1994 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Robert Gamez shot a six-under-par 66 to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Casio World Open at Kaimoncho, Japan. Olga Sharutenko and Dmitri Naumkin won the ice dancing competition, giving Russia three gold medals in the World Junior Figure Skating Championship at Budapest, Hungary.
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June 20, 1993 | Reuters
Robert Gamez let off some steam by snapping his putter in two during the third round of the U.S. Open Saturday, but the move steamed up his playing partner, Jumbo Ozaki. Gamez, mired in a miserable round largely because of some dreadful putting, broke his putter at the eighth hole. He used a sand wedge, driver and two-iron on the greens over the last holes and finished with an eight-over 78. Ozaki was offended by the young American's behavior.
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March 15, 1993 | From Associated Press
It will go into the record books as a victory in the Honda Classic for Fred Couples, his first since last year's Masters. But it was more an exercise in survival. He overcame the loss of a four-stroke lead on the back nine, a four-iron shot into the water on the 16th hole and, in the end, a two-hole sudden death playoff Sunday at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., against Robert Gamez. "I was choking like a dog coming in," Couples said.
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September 26, 2005 | From Associated Press
Robert Gamez figured he needed a fast start in the final round of the Texas Open to end the longest stretch between victories in PGA Tour history. He got the start and the result he was looking for. Gamez opened with three birdies and had three more on the back nine Sunday, closing with a six-under-par 64 for a three-stroke victory at San Antonio and his first win on tour in 15 1/2 years. "It has been a long time, a long time coming," Gamez said. "I knew it would happen. I just didn't know when."
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March 15, 1993 | From Associated Press
It will go into the record books as a victory in the Honda Classic for Fred Couples, his first since last year's Masters. But it was more an exercise in survival. He overcame the loss of a four-stroke lead on the back nine, a four-iron shot into the water on the 16th hole and, in the end, a two-hole sudden death playoff Sunday at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., against Robert Gamez. "I was choking like a dog coming in," Couples said.
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October 9, 1992 | From Associated Press
Robert Gamez, a hometown favorite playing before a gallery of family, friends and neighbors, took a one-shot lead Thursday in the golf tournament he wants most to win. "If I had only one more PGA tournament to win, I'd want it to be this one," Gamez said after an eight-under-par 64 in the second round of the 90-hole Las Vegas Invitational. "I hope," Gamez quickly added, "that I have more than one more to win, but if I didn't, I'd want it to be here, at home."
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September 29, 1991 | From Associated Press
Robert Gamez made the putts, and Larry Nelson made every shot except those on the green and that is why they are tied for the lead at the Southern Open. Gamez shot a six-under-par 66 Saturday to share the lead with Nelson after three rounds at Pine Mountain, Ga. Nelson, 44, had the lead until bogeying the par-four 18th hole to finish with a 70 and a three-round total of nine-under 207 over the par-72, 7,057-yard Mountain View course at Callaway Gardens resort.
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