Russian Snr Open
Played as the VTB Russian Open Golf Championship (Aug 17-19; last played in 2014). Second-placed Stephen Dodd (Wales) and Phillip Price (Wales) finished 2 shots behind 51-year-old Shacklady (Eng), who recorded his first European Senior (Staysure) Tour win. [Moscow CC, Nakhabino, nr Moscow].
Played as the Russian Open Golf Championship (Senior) (Sept 5-7). Second-placed Rick Gibson (Can) finished 3 shots behind Montgomerie (Scot), who recorded back-to-back wins on the European Snr Tour. [Moscow CC, Nakhabino, nr Moscow].
Played as the Russian Open Golf Championship (Senior) (Sept 13-15; last played in 2008). Second-placed Mike Harwood (Aus) and Carl Mason (Eng) finished 2 shots behind tour rookie Brown (Eng), who claimed his first win on the European Snr Tour. [Moscow CC, Nakhabino, nr Moscow].
Played as the inaugural Russian Seniors Open (July 4-6; next played in 2013). Second-placed Angel Franco (Para) finished 3 shots behind Woosnam (Wales), who recorded his second European Snr Tour win. [Pestovo Golf & Yacht Club, Marfino, nr Moscow].
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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