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Billy Ziobro

Billy Ziobro

(Class of 2019)

Ziobro’s amateur career culminated at the age of 21 when he won both the NJSGA Amateur and Open in 1970. At the Amateur, Ziobro played the final 18 holes in seven under par coming from six down to beat Jeff Alpert in the final match. 

Playing out of Ash Brook Golf Course, he is the first player in NJSGA history to win the Amateur, Open and Junior championships. Ziobro is one of only two golfers to win the NJSGA Amateur and Open in the same year (Charles Whitehead, 1942).

He won his first professional event, the Dodge Open, at Rockaway River in the spring of 1971. Ziobro has competed in five U.S. Opens, making two cuts, and played on the PGA Tour from 1971-1977, where he collected ten top-10 finishes. He made the cut at The Players Championship and played in the PGA and Senior PGA Championships. Ziobro has also won the New Jersey PGA Section championship, two Dodge Opens and the Vermont Open. He has also served as a successful PGA club professional and golf executive.


  • Won NJ Amateur 1970
  • Won NJ Open 1970
  • Won NJ Public Links 1968
  • Won NJ Four-Ball (with John Lay, Sr.) 1967
  • Won NJ Junior 1965, 66
  • Won NJ PGO Junior 1965, 66
  • Won MGA Junior 1966
  • PGA Tour Member 1972-75
  • Won Dodge Open 1971, 75
  • Won NJPGA Championship
  • Won Datsun Open
  • Won Vermont Open
  • NJPGA Hall-of-Fame Member
  • Union Catholic High School Hall-of-Fame Member
  • Captain University of Maryland Golf Team
  • Named one of 10 Best N.J. High School Golfers 1960-69 by Star-Ledger


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