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Leonard has 4th-round lead at Hope Classic

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Justin Leonard shot a 6-under 66 Saturday to take the fourth round lead at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in California.

Gamez takes 1-shot lead in Hope Classic

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Robert Gamez took a one-stroke lead in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in California Friday with a three-round total of 18-under-par 198.

Trahan, Gamez lead Hope Classic

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- D.J. Trahan shot an 8-under-par 64 and Robert Gamez carded a 65 Thursday to share the second-round lead in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in California.

Stephen Ames wins Miracle Network Classic

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Stephen Ames Sunday fended off Tim Clark to win the PGA’s Children's Miracle Network Classic at Lake Buena Vista, Fla., by one stroke.

Maggert shares lead at PGA Tour event

MILWAUKEE, July 19 (UPI) -- Jeff Maggert and Brendan de Jonge shared the lead Thursday after the opening round of the U.S. Bank Championship at Milwaukee.

Three players tied at Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Brent Geiberger, John Rollins and Nick Watney shot 8-under 64 Thursday to share the first-round lead at the PGA's Chrysler Classic of Greensboro, N.C.

Rose, Cejka are co-leaders in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Justin Rose and Alex Cejka fired 6-under 64 Thursday and are co-leaders after one round of the PGA's Texas Open in San Antonio.

Two tied at Palm Harbor

PALM HARBOR, Fla., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Carl Pettersson fired a 4-under 67 Saturday to tie for the lead after three rounds of the Chrysler Championship at Palm Harbor, Fla.

Trahan leads at Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- D.J. Trahan recorded an eagle on No. 16 Saturday and shot a 6-under 66 to share the third-round lead with K.J. Choi at the Chrysler Classic of Greensboro.

Robert Gamez wins the Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Robert Gamez birdied each of his first three holes and shot a closing 6-under 64 Sunday to win the Texas Open by three strokes.

Woody Austin assumes lead at San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Woody Austin birdied two of his last three holes Saturday to shoot a 3-under 67 and grab a one-shot lead at the Texas Open in San Antonio.

Dean Wilson leads at San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Dean Wilson is the leader after 36 holes of the Texas Open at San Antonio.

Lewis, Curtis tied at Buick Championship

CROMWELL, Conn., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Ben Curtis and J.L. Lewis each shot 6-under 64 Thursday to share the lead after the first round of the Buick Championship at Cromwell, Conn.

Three-way tie at Western Open

LEMONT, Ill., June 30 (UPI) -- Jim Furyk shot a seven-under-par 64 Thursday to join Ben Curtis and Todd Fischer as co-leaders after one round of the Western Open at Lemont, Ill.

Maruyama leads after three rounds

HONOLULU, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Shigeki Maruyama birdied the 18th hole Saturday to shoot a 2-under 68 that was good for a one-shot lead after three rounds of the Sony Open.
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Robert Gamez
SAP2002092701-SAN ANTONIO, Sept 27 (UPI) -- Robert Gamez reacts to missing a putt on the 9th hole during 2nd round play at the Valer Texas Open on Sept. 27, 2002 in San Antonio,. Gamez shot 2 under par today for a total of 8 under par through two rounds. rlw/jm/Joe Mitchell UPI

Robert Anthony Gamez (born July 21, 1968) is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour.

Gamez was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. He attended and was a member of the golf team at the University of Arizona . He played on the 1989 Walker Cup Team and turned pro later that same year.

Gamez has had what can be described as a hot and cold career as a professional golfer. He started out winning two tournaments in his rookie season on the Tour, including his first event, the Northern Telecom Tucson Open. Only three other golfers, Marty Fleckman in 1967, Ben Crenshaw in 1973 and Garrett Willis in 2001, have won their first PGA event. He is possibly most well known for holing his second shot from the fairway on the tough 18th hole at the 1990 Nestle Invitational where his second shot went in giving him a one stroke win over Greg Norman. A plaque has been placed in the fairway commemorating the 176 yard 7-iron that Gamez holed. In 1998, he was injured in a car accident at the Kemper Open. Between 1998 and 2001, he failed to finish in the top 125. His career hit a low point in 2001, when he failed to qualify for the Tour. Then he began to enjoy a resurgence in his career. He finished in the top-125 every year between 2002-2005 including a T-5 at the Bank of America Colonial in 2004 and a win at the 2005 Valero Texas Open. It was his first win in 15 years, 6 months (394 events), a PGA Tour record. His best finish in a major is a T-12 at the 1990 British Open.

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