Great North Open
Played as the Great North Open (June 20-23; final playing of this event). Second-placed Sven Strüver (Ger) finished 4 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Tunnicliff (Eng). [Hunting course, Slaley Hall Resort, Hexham, Northumberland].
Played as the Great North Open (June 21-24). Second-placed Paul Casey (Eng) and Stephen Gallacher (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Coltart (Scot), who recorded the second of his two European Tour wins. [Hunting course, Slaley Hall Resort, Hexham, Northumberland].
Played as the Compaq European Grand Prix (June 22-25). Second-placed Fredrik "Freddie" Jacobson (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Westwood (Eng). [Hunting course, Slaley Hall Resort, Hexham, Northumberland].
Played as the Compaq European Grand Prix (June 24-27). Second-placed David Carter (Eng) and Retief Goosen (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Park (Wales), who recorded his only win on the European Tour. [Hunting course, Slaley Hall Resort, Hexham, Northumberland].
The 1998 Compaq European Grand Prix (June 11-14) was cancelled after excessive rain in the preceding two weeks waterlogged the course. [Hunting course, Slaley Hall Resort, Hexham, Northumberland].
Played as the Compaq European Grand Prix (june 5-8). Second-placed Retief Goosen (RSA) finished 5 shots behind Montgomerie (Scot). [Hunting course, Slaley Hall Resort, Hexham, Northumberland].
Played as the inaugural Slaley Hall Northumberland Challenge (June 13-16). Second-placed Ross Drummond (Scot) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Goosen (RSA). [Hunting course, Slaley Hall Resort, Hexham, Northumberland].
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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