Robert Raymond Tway IV is a professional golfer from America. He was born on May 5, 1959 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. He was first introduced to golf when he was just 5 years old. His father and grandfather both played the game, and he made it a habit to follow them around the golf course. By the time he reached 7 years of age, he already participated in his very first golf tournament. His son, Kevin, is also a golfer who was the U.S. Junior Amateur winner in 2005.
Known for spending a long 25 weeks atop the Official World Golf Rankings from 1986 to 1987, Tway joined the professional golfing world in 1981. Before he was a professional, he won a number of championships including the Redding Country Club Championship where he was a junior golfer.
By the time Tway was attending Oklahoma State University, he led the university’s golf team by being their star player. When he reached his senior year, he was given the Haskins Award for his excellence in the game.
It was in 1986 where Tway was named the PGA Player of the Year when he closed his season with four victories under his belt. One of the said victories was the PGA Championship of the said year. It was then that he also finished second on the money list with just a couple of dollars behind the leader Greg Norman.
Over the course of his career, Tway has accumulated a total of 12 professional wins. Of these wins, he has won one Major Championship, which was the PGA Championship of 1986. As for the other Major Championships, Tway managed to reach third place at the 1998 U.S. Open and did well in other tournaments as well.