For over 25 years the head professional at Southampton Golf Club, Bob has served every Section office including the Presidency. He was the District Director and member of the PGA's Executive Committee from 1989 to 1991 during which time he chaired committees that included employment and tournaments. In 1996, Bob ran for PGA Secretary, an office won by Jack Connelly of Philadelphia. His campaign and his entire legacy as a leader was driven by his passion for teaching, playing and promoting the game of golf. Bob was also a mentor to a number of professionals who learned the game on the East End of Long Island, including former PGA Club Professional Player of the Year Bruce Zabriski and current head professionals Tom Holdsworth and Dave Gosiewski. Bob was the 1980 Metropolitan PGA Professional of the Year and in 1993 was nominated by the Section as their Teacher of the Year. He also won the 1992 Sam Snead Award for contributions to golf, the PGA and the Met Section.