Born:June 21, 1960 in Hayes, County of Middlesex, England.
Original/Home Club:Downshire GC, Bracknell.
Turned Pro:1976 (aged 16)
Played as the Senior Italian Open (May 30-Jun 1). Barry Lane (Eng) beat Marc Farry (Fra) with a birdie at the second playoff hole (par-4 18th). [GC Udine / Villaverde Resort, Fagagna, nr Udine, Italy].
Played as the inaugural MCB Tour Championship - Madagascar (Nov 29-Dec 1; first of three European Senior Tour final series events). Second-placed Juan Quirós (Esp) and Jean-François Remésy (Fra) finished 1 shot behind Barry Lane (Eng). [International GC Du Rova, Andakana, nr Antananarivo, Madagascar].
Played as the Willow Senior Golf Classic (Aug 25-27). Second-placed Gary Orr (Scot) finished 5 shots behind Barry Lane (Eng). Lane's 12-under-par 60 in his second round, established a new record low score and low round to par for the European Senior Tour. [Hanbury Manor CC, Ware, Herts].
Played as the MCB Tour Championship (Dec 9-11; European Senior Tour season-ending event). Second-placed Paul Broadhurst (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Barry Lane (Eng), who recorded his fifth win on the Tour. [Legend course, Constance Belle Mare Plage, Post de Flacq, Mauritius].
Played as the Speedy Services Wales Senior Open (Aug 24-26). Second-placed Philip Golding (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Lane (Eng). [Conwy (Caernarvonshire) GC, Conwy, N Wales].
Played as the Cleveland Golf/Srixon Scottish Senior Open (Aug 19-21). Second-placed Gary Koch (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Barry Lane (Eng). [Torrance course, Fairmont St Andrews, Fife].
Played as the Casa Serena Open (Sept 16-18). Second-placed Peter Fowler (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Lane (Eng). [Casa Serena Golf, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic].
Played as the Cleveland Golf/Srixon Scottish Senior Open (Aug 20-22). Second-placed Jim Rhodes (Eng) and defending champion Glenn Ralph (Eng) finished 4 shots behind first-time European Snr Tour winner Barry Lane (Eng). [Torrance course, Fairmont St Andrews, Fife].
Played as the Daily Telegraph Damovo British Masters (May 6-9). Second-placed Ángel Cabrera (Arg) and Eduardo Romero (Arg) finished 3 shots behind Lane (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win for over ten years. [Arden course, Forest of Arden CC, Meriden, nr Birmingham].
Played as the inaugural Andersen Consulting World Championship of Golf (Dec 30/31; four-player final event that followed four regional qualifiers played earlier in the season). Lane (Eng) beat David Frost (RSA) by 2 holes in the 36-hole final. Previous day's semi-finals: Lane bt Massy Kuramoto (Jpn) 2-up; Frost bt Mark McCumber (USA) 2 and 1. [Grayhawk GC, Scottsdale, AZ].
Played as the Turespana Open de Baleares (March 10-13). Second-placed and defending champion Jim Payne (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Lane (Eng). [Golf Son Vida, nr Palma, Mallorca].
Played as the Canon European Masters (combined with the Swiss Open). Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) and Miguel Angel Jimenez (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Lane (Eng). [GC Crans-sur-Sierre, Crans-Montana, Switzerland].
Played as the Mercedes German Masters (Oct 1-4). Second-placed Ian Woosnam (Wales), Rodger Davis (Aus) and defending champion Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 2 shots behind Lane (Eng). [Stuttgarter GC Solitude, Mönsheim, nr Stuttgart].
Played as Bell's Scottish Open (July 6-9). Second-placed Sandy Lyle (Scot) and José Rivero (Esp) finished 3 shots behind 27-year-old Barry Lane (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win. [Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire].
Played as the inaugural Equity & Law Challenge (Oct 12/13; unofficial Eurpn Tr money event over 36 holes; pts accumulated based on eagles and birdies). Second-placed Bill Malley (USA) finished 1 point behind Lane (Eng), who recorded a total of 13 birdies and an eagle. [Composite course, Royal Mid-Surrey GC, Richmond, Surrey].
Played as the Jamaica Open (Nov 9-12). Second-placed Jeff Lewis (USA) finished 1 shot behind Lane (Eng). [Caymanas G&CC, nr Spanish Town, Jamaica].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
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.
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