The main tournaments played at Hamilton, Ont. are shown in the table below, which also includes relevant information on the winners, their scores and prize money.
Played as the RBC Canadian Open (June 6-9). Second-placed Shane Lowry (Ire) and Webb Simpson (USA) finished 7 shots behind Rory McIlroy (N.Ire), whose final round 9-under 61 contained two bogeys in the last three holes ... a 59 was narrowly missed! [Hamilton G&CC, Ancaster, Ontario].
Played as the RBC Canadian Open (July 26-29). Second-placed Robert Garrigus (USA) and William McGirt (USA) finished 1 shot behind Scott Piercy (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Hamilton G&CC, Ancaster, Ontario].
Played as the Canadian Open (Sept 7-10). Second-placed Brad Bryant (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jim Furyk (USA). [Hamilton G&CC, Ancaster, Ontario].
Played as the Bell Canadian Open (Sept 4-7). Bob Tway (USA) beat Brad Faxon (USA) with a bogey on the third playoff hole, to record the last of his eight PGA Tour wins. [Hamilton G&CC, Ancaster, Ontario].
Played as the du Maurier Champions (June 13-16; last played in 1986). Second-placed Larry Mowry (USA) finished 1 shot behind Coody (USA), who recorded the last of his five Snr PGA Tour wins. [Hamilton G&CC, Ancaster, Ontario].
Played as the Canadian Open (July 24-26, 30). Tommy Armour (Scot/USA) beat defending champion Leo Diegel (USA) by 3 shots in a 36-hole Wednesday playoff (Armour 69, 69; Diegel 69, 72). [Hamilton G&CC, Ancaster, Ontario].
Played as the Canadian Open (July 29/30). Second-placed Jim Barnes (Eng), Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr (USA) and defending champion Karl Keffer (Can) finished 16 shots behind James Douglas Edgar (Eng). [Hamilton G&CC, Ancaster, Ontario].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
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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