Played as the (last) Jeyes £3500 Tournament (June 9-12). Second-placed and defending champion Peter Alliss (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Dave Thomas (Wales). The result was a reversal of first and second from the previous year. Reduced to 54 holes after final round on June 12 abandoned due to rain. [Mahony's Point course, Killarney G&FC, Co. Kerry].
Played as the Jeyes £3000 Professional-Amateur Tournament (June 11-14). Second-placed Dave Thomas (Wales) finished 4 shots behind Peter Alliss (Eng). [Bangor GC, Co.Down, N.Ireland].
Played as the Jeyes £3000 Professional-Amateur Tournament (May 21-24). Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Christy O'Connor Snr (Ire). [Cork GC, Co. Cork. Also known as "Little Island"].
Played as the Jeyes Professional-Amateur Tournament (May 23-26). Second-placed Frank Phillips (Aus) finished 12 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Guy Wolstenholme (Eng). [Royal Dublin GC, Dollymount, Dublin].
Played as the inaugural Jeyes Professional-Amateur Tournament (May 31-June 3; featuring 22 professionals and 22 amateurs playing for separate prizes). David Sheahan (Ire) won the amateur section by 8 shots. He also finished 1 shot better than the leading professional, Denis Hutchinson (Zim/RSA), who took the professional's first prize of £550. [Royal Dublin GC, Dollymount, Dublin].
LPGA Tour Championship: the CME Group Tour Championship brings the curtain down on the LPGA Tour’s 2020 season at Tiburón Golf Club in Florida (Dec 17-20).
Race to Dubai: the European Tour’s season-long Order of Merit comes to its conclusion in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai (Dec 10-13).
Peter Alliss: accomplished player, Ryder Cup star, course designer, writer, humourist and commentator, this legend of the game will be greatly missed by his legions of followers … golfers and armchair golf enthusiasts alike.
Angela Stanford: major championship winner and Solheim Cup star, records an impressive win in her home state of Texas in the Volunteers of America Classic.
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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