Name:William Harlan Haas
Born:May 24, 1982 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
Original/Home Club:Wake Forest University GC (the Demon Deacons).
Played as the Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation (Jan 22-25). Second-placed Matt Kuchar (USA), Charley Hoffman (USA), Brendan Steele (USA), Steve Wheatcroft (USA) and Sung Joon Park (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Haas (USA). [Palmer (private) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Nicklaus (private) PGA West; La Quinta CC].
Played as the AT&T National (June 27-30). Second-placed Roberto Castro (USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA), whose final round 66 spurred him to victory. [Congressional CC, Bethesda, MD].
Played as the Northern Trust Open (Feb 16-19). Haas (USA) beat Phil Mickelson (USA) and Keegan Bradley (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
Bill Haas (USA) won the PGA Tour 2011 season-long points chase, to capture the FedExCup and $10 million bonus. Webb Simpson (USA) was second with 2745 pts. Luke Donald (Eng) was third with 2567 pts. The Cup is awarded based on points earned during the regular PGA Tour season and in the four playoff events.
Played as the Tour Championship by Coca-Cola (Sept 22-25; last of four FedExCup playoff events). Haas (USA) beat Hunter Mahan (USA) with a par at the third playoff hole to win this event, as well as the season-long FedEx Cup and associated $10 million bonus. [East Lake GC, Atlanta, GA].
Played as the Bob Hope Classic (Jan 20-24). Second-placed Matt Kuchar (USA), Tim Clark (RSA) and Bubba Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Bill Haas (USA), whose father Jay Haas won this tournament in 1988. [Palmer (private) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Nicklaus (private) PGA West; La Quinta CC; SilverRock].
Played as the Viking Classic (Sep 30-Oct 3). Second-placed Michael Allen (USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA), who claimed his second PGA Tour win. [Annandale GC, Madison, nr Jackson, Miss.].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
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