Played as the Turespana Open Mediterrania (Feb 23-26). Second-placed Anders Forsbrand (Swe), Jarmo Sandelin (Swe), Sam Torrance (Scot) and Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) finished 3 shots behind Karlsson (Swe), who recorded his first European Tour win. [GC Escorpion, Bétera, nr Valencia].
Played as the Turespana Open Mediterrania (March 3-6). Olazábal (Esp) beat Paul McGinley (Ire) with a 25-foot birdie putt at the second playoff hole, to win this event for the second time in three years. [GC Villamartin, Orihuela Costa, Alicante, Spain].
Played as the Turespana Open Mediterrania (March 4-7). Second-placed David Feherty (N.Ire) and Gordon Brand Jr (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Nobilo (NZ). [Parador de El Saler, nr Valencia, Spain].
Played as the Open Mediterrania (Feb 27-Mar 1). Second-placed José Rivero (Esp) finished 2 shots behind Olazábal (Esp). [El Bosque GC, Chiva, nr Valencia, Spain].
Played as the Fujitsu Mediterranean Open (Feb 28-Mar 3). Second-placed Michael McLean (Eng) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Woosnam (Wales). [Golf l'Esterel, Saint Raphaël, French Riviera].
Played as the inaugural Amex Mediterranean Open (March 1-4). Second-placed Eduardo Romero (Arg) and Miguel Ángel Martín (Esp) finished 2 shots behind Woosnam (Wales). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Royal (Real) Las Brisas, Nueva Andalucía, Costa del Sol; at the time known as Las Brisas GC].
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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