Get to Know:
Name: Bob Fischer
City of residence: Manhattan Beach
Club: The Los Angeles Country Club
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.