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VINNY GILES
Birth Date: January 4, 1943
Birthplace:

Age: 61 Ht.: 5'10" Wt.: 180
Home: Richmond, Va.
College: Georgia & Virginia

Player Notes: Given name is Marvin M. Giles III. . . Owner and president of a golf management firm which represents Tom Kite, Davis Love III, Lanny Wadkins, Beth Daniel, and Meg Mallon. . . Competed extensively in amateur golf from 1961-77. . . Was a three-time NCAA All-American at Georgia and represented the US on four Walker Cup Teams. . . Won both the US Amateur Championship and the British Amateur Championship. . . Has won seven Virginia State Amateur Championships. . . in 1990 he was named Virginia Golfer of the Year and won the Crump Cup at Pine Valley Golf Club. . . in 1992 he was the Captain of the American squad in the World Amateur Cup in Vancouver. . . American Captain of the Walker Cup team in 1993.

USGA Playing Record-Tried/Qualified:
USGA Senior Amateur - 5/5
U.S. Open- 4/2
U.S. Amateur - 20+/16
U.S. Senior Open- 7 times played (low amateur 3x)
Best USGA Finish
1972 - U.S. Amateur Champion
1967, 68, 69 - U.S. Amateur Runner-up
2000 - Medalist at USGA Amateur at Charlotte CC, where he won the 1972 US Amateur
2002 - USGA Senior Amateur - quarterfinalist
1973 - U.S. Open - low amateur
Member of the 1969, 71, 73, and 75 U.S. Walker Cup squads
Member of the 1968, 70, and 72 U.S. World Amateur team
Tournaments Won or Runner-up
Won- 1972 U.S. Amateur
1973 Porter Cup
1975 British Amateur
1967 and 1975 Southern Amateur
1971 Northeast Amateur
1973 Eastern Amateur
7x Virginia State Amateur Champion
2002 Society of Seniors Dale Morey
2002 Coleman Senior
2002 Dave King
2000 Virginia State Senior Amateur
2001 Crump Cup (Senior)
2002 Coleman (Senior)
Runner-up - 1967, 68, and 68 U.S. Amateur
2002 Senior Hall of Fame