Name:Alfred "Alf" Perry
Lived:[1904-1974]. Born on Oct 8, 1904 in Coulsdon, Surrey. Died on Dec 4, 1974 in New Milton, Hampshire (aged 70).
Original/Home Club:Leatherhead GC
Occupation:Club pro and professional golfer.
Played as the Daily Mail £2000 Tournament. Second-placed Dai Rees (Wales) finished 4 shots behind Perry (Eng). [Northumberland GC, Gosforth Park, nr Newcastle upon Tyne].
Played as the Dunlop-Metropolitan £750 Tournament. Second-placed Henry Cotton (Eng) finished 6 shots behind Perry (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
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Played as the Yorkshire Evening News £750 Tournament (June 2-4). Alf Perry (Eng) beat Vernon Greenhalgh (Eng) 8 and 6 in the 36-hole final. [Leeds GC, Leeds, West Yorkshire].
The Open Championship (70th) (June 26-28). Second-placed Alf Padgham (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Perry (Eng). [Muirfield - The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, East Lothian].
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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