His family was named by Golfweek as the 1994 "Golf Family of the Year." Also selected Golf World's "Man of the Year" for 1992.
The son of a career Army man, L.B. Floyd, he was exposed to golf at an early age but chose to pursue baseball until capturing the National Jaycees golf title in 1960.
Remains a devoted Chicago Cubs fan.
Has two sons. Raymond, Jr., a Wake Forest graduate, works at the investment firm Weeden Capital in Greenwich, Conn., and Robert is in residential real estate in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Daughter Christina, also a Wake Forest graduate, runs her own art firm, Floyd Contemporary.