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Robert Damron

Robert Damron graduated Dr. Phillips High School in 1991 and left as its most accomplished and, to this day, most successful Golf graduate. Robert DamronAs a member of the Panther Golf team from 1988-1991, Damron led Dr. Phillips to an undefeated 18-0 record (1991), back-to-back State Championships, four straight Metro Conference titles and three straight District Championships. Individually, Damron still owns the school record for average score (34.5), sub-par rounds (9), and state championships (1; tied with his brother, Patrick Damron).

After graduating DP in 1991, Robert Damron attended UCF where he earned All-American honors three times and won five collegiate tournaments before turning professional in 1994.

As a member of the PGA Tour since 1994, Damron has earned well over six million dollars in his career. His top finish on the tour came in 2001 when he captured first place at the Verizon Byron Nelson Classic and finished tied for first after regulation play at the same tournament three years later. In 2003, Damron finished tied for 20th overall at the 2003 U.S. Open, his highest finish in a major.

In 2001, Robert Damron was elected to the Dr. Phillips Athletic Hall of Fame.


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