Get to Know:

Bob Fischer

The Basics:

Name: Bob Fischer

City of residence: Manhattan Beach

Club: The Los Angeles Country Club

Profession: Attorney

Family: Wife Mary, son Robert and his wife Kerri, son John and his wife Carey, dog Hazeltine and two grandchildren

Volunteer and committee involvement: Board of Directors, Watts Labor Community Action Committee

What you Didn't Know:

A musician that Bob listens to: Delbert McClinton

First car: 1966 Buick Skylark

Favorite book: Let the Sea Make a Noise by Walter McDougall

Guilty-pleasure food: Cookies

Favorite non-golf item: My father’s watch

Favorite Southland hotspot: Fonz’s in Manhattan Beach

One gadget Bob can’t live without: Corkscrew

Favorite quote: “They might not make me putt it from there.” (Dead Solid Perfect)

If Bob couldn’t do what he does now as a profession, he would be a: Historian

Greatest pride: I married the woman who raised my sons, who married my daughters-in-law.

Most-visited website that’s not work-related: CNN.com

On volunteering: I just have a lot of fun helping people play golf.

On the Course:

Has golfed for: 52 years

What Bob would like to see more of on the course: More walking and faster play.

Favorite Tour player: Rickie Fowler, because I knew him when I was a Rules Official in junior events.

What part of the game of golf needs to change: Faster play, especially among younger players and on Tour.

What Bob would tell juniors to interest them in the game of golf: You get to be outdoors, it is both mental and physical and you can play for your whole life, and with any other golfer, no matter how good you are.