Played as the ANZ Championship (Feb 12-15; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; modified stableford format). Second-placed and defending champion Paul Casey (Eng) finished 1 point behind Brian Davis (Eng), who recorded the second of his two European Tour wins. [Horizons Golf Resort, Port Stephens, NSW].
Played as the ANZ Championship (Feb 6-9; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; modified stableford format). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus) and Nick O'Hern (Aus) finished 4 points behind Paul Casey (Eng), who recorded his second European Tour win. [New South Wales GC, La Perouse, Sydney, NSW].
Played as the ANZ Players Championship (Feb 7-10; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; modified stableford format). Second-placed Scott Laycock (Aus) and Craig Parry (Aus) finished 2 points behind 25-year-old Richard S. Johnson (Swe), who recorded the first of his two European Tour wins. [The Lakes GC, Sydney, Aus].
Played as the ANZ Tour Championship (Feb 22-25; Aus Tour 2000/01 season-ending event). Second-placed Nathan Green (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Peter Lonard (Aus), who finished eagle-birdie in the final round. [Concord GC, Sydney, Aus].
Played as the ANZ Tour Championship (March 2-5; Aus Tour 1999/2000 season-ending event). Second-placed Brett Rumford (Aus) finished 3 shots behind 29-year-old Andre Stolz (Aus), who recorded his first Australasian Tour win. [Royal Canberra Golf Club, Canberra, Australia].
Played as the ANZ Tour Championship (March 4-7; Aus Tour 1998/99 season-ending event). Second-placed Paul Gow (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Marcus Cain (Aus), who recorded his first Australasian Tour win. [Royal Canberra Golf Club, Canberra, Australia].
Played as the inaugural ANZ Tour Championship (March 5-8; Aus Tour 1997/98 season-ending event). 23-year-old Mathew "Mat" Goggin (Aus) beat Brad King (Aus) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his first and only win on the Australasian Tour. [Royal Canberra Golf Club, Canberra, Australia].
Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24).
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Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.
Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
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