Bob Goalby aka Robert George Goalby was an American professional golfer has died at the age of 92 on 20 January 2022, Wednesday in his hometown Belleville, Illinois. His death news was confirmed by his nephew. Following the news of Bob Goalby’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the former golfer, with fans offering their condolences to their friends and family. One user said “Sad news to report: Belleville native Bob Goalby has passed away. He was 92 years old. We interviewed him probably 50 times. He was the coolest cat in the land. Rest in Peace Masters Champion.” Another said “68 Masters champion Bob Goalby passed today @ 92. Forgotten in the De Vicenzo scorecard flap is that Goalby hit 2 of the finest long iron shots in major history. Jones called his 3 iron to 15 to set up eagle the best he’d ever seen at that hole. 2 iron to 18 just as good. RIP”. While another said “He was “Uncle Bob.” He was a flavorful slice of an era gone by. He was hugely responsible for making the PGA Tour the mega-rich sports stage that it is. Raise a toast to a great man, Bob Goalby.”
Bob Goalby Net Worth
$2 Million USD
Bob Goalby aka Robert George Goalby was an American professional golfer. He was born on 14 March 1929 in Belleville, Illinois, United States, he was 92 years old at the time of his demise. His first win was the 1958 Greater Greensboro Open. At the PGA Tour, he won the Masters Tournament in 1968. He attended the University of Illinois and was an All-State quarterback during his senior year of Belleville West High School. Goalby said in the Golf Digest interview: “It’s hard to imagine him not around. He’s been in my life since I can remember. He started me in the game. I haven’t seen him as much in the last 20 years, but we talked all the time, he’d check in with me, and I would check in with him,” added “I knew it was coming, but it’s never easy when that time does come. Thoughts for his wife and his three boys, and the people that were close to him. He had a ton of friends, and we will all miss him, dearly miss his stories.”
The estimated Net Worth of Bob Goalby is around $2 Million USD.
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