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].
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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