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 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 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].
PGA Championship: the year’s second men’s major championship is hosted by Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma, amidst doubt as to whether reigning champion Phil Mickelson will defend his title (May 19-22).
Soudal Open: Belgium’s return to European Tour golf sees 36-hole Rinkven International GC host the Soudal Open, the country’s national open championship (May 12-15).
Scottie Scheffler: bags the 2022 Masters Tournament title, and with it a fourth win in six starts on the PGA Tour and his first major championship victory.
Stephen Dodd: took the European Senior Tour’s 2021 Order of Merit honours following the abandonment due to rain of the season’s final event, the MCB Tour Championship – Mauritius (April 1-3, 2022).
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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