2021 - Seniors Majors
The winners in the category "2021 - Seniors Majors" are shown in the table below, which also includes relevant information on venues, scores and prize money.
The Senior Open presented by Rolex (34th). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) finished 1 shot behind 55-year-old Stephen Dodd (Wales), who recorded his first major championship title. [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
The Bridgestone Senior Players Championship (39th). Second-placed Jerry Kelly (USA) finished 6 shots behind Steve Stricker (USA), who recorded his third senior major title. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
The Regions Tradition (32nd) (May 6-9). 50-year-old Alex Čejka (Czech/Ger) beat defending champion Steve Stricker (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour Champions win and his first major championship success. [Founders course, Greystone G&CC, Birmingham, Alabama].
The US Senior Open (41st) (July 8-11). Second-placed Mike Weir (Can) and Retief Goosen (RSA) finished 3 shots behind 51-year-old Jim Furyk (USA), who recorded his first senior major championship win. Furyk was making his debut appearance in this event. [Omaha CC, Omaha, Nebraska].
The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (81st) (May 27-30). Second-placed Tim Petrovic (USA) finished 4 shots behind Alex Čejka (Czech/Ger), who recorded his second PGA Tour Champions win and his second major championship success, coming three weeks after winning his first senior major title. [Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma].
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
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.
American Dunes opens for play following Nicklaus transformation
Nicklaus Design has transformed the former Grand Haven Golf Club in Michigan into the American Dunes Golf Club, a new public course that is now open for play
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