Bruce Zabriski
Inducted 2013

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Bruce Zabriski played on the European Tour from 1985 until 1987, and joined the PGA Tour in 1988, after earning his Tour card through qualifying school. He played in five Hogan Tour events in 1991 where he recorded three top-10 finishes including a win at the Ben Hogan Panama City Beach Classic. He rejoined the PGA Tour the following year, again earning his card through qualifying school. Zabriski joined the club pro ranks as an assistant golf professional at Winged Foot Golf Club from 1993 to 1995 and then at Westchester Country Club from 1995 to 1997. He became the head professional at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida in 1998 and then moved to the Old Palm Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida in 2002 where he was the Director of Golf. He then transitioned to a position as Membership Development Director at the Mayacoo Lakes Country Club in West Palm Beach, Florida before returning to Westchester Country Club as a teaching professional in 2012. Bruce’s playing achievements are second to few. He has won 22 events in the New York metropolitan area including: 1984 New York State Open, 1985 Bacardi Classic and Long Island Open, 1986 Bacardi Classic, 1989 Nissan Classic, Dodge Open, and Long Island Open, 1990 Dodge Open and Long Island PGA Championship, 1991 Long Island Open and Long Island PGA Championship, 1993 Dodge Open, Long Island Open, Long Island PGA Championship, and Met Open Championship, 1995 Westchester Open and Westchester PGA Championship, 1996 Met Open Championship and Metropolitan PGA Championship, 1997 Westchester Open and Westchester PGA Championship, 1998 Westchester Open, 2007 MGA Senior Open Championship, and 2012 Met PGA Senior Championship. On the national stage, Zabriski won the PGA Professional National Championship in 1997 and the PGA Assistant Professional Championship in 1995. Bruce was named the National PGA Player of the Year a record five times (1991, ‘94, ‘96, ‘97, ‘98) and earned the Metropolitan PGA Player of the Year five times (1989, ‘91, ‘93, ‘96, ‘97). Zabriski was a contestant in 11 major championships: 1986, ’91 and ’98 US Opens, 1986 British Open, and 1994, ’95, ’97, ’98, ’99, ’01, ’02 PGA Championships. Bruce also played in the Senior PGA Championship and the U.S. Senior Open in 2008.