Name:William Fred "Billy" Mayfair
Born:Aug 6, 1966 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Played as the Buick Open (Aug 6-9). Second-placed Scott Verplank (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mayfair (USA), who recorded the last of his five PGA Tour wins. [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 26-Mar 1). Mayfair (USA) beat Tiger Woods (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Valencia CC, nr Santa Clarita, CA].
Played as the Motorola Western Open (July 6-9). Second-placed Jeff Maggert (USA), Justin Leonard (USA), Jay Haas (USA) and Scott Simpson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mayfair (USA). [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].
Played as the Tour Championship (Oct 26-29). Second-placed Steve Elkington (Aus) and Corey Pavin (USA) finished 3 shots behind Mayfair (USA), who recorded the third of his five PGA Tour wins. [Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma].
Played as the Greater Milwaukee Open (Aug 26-29). First-time PGA Tour win Mayfair (USA) beat Mark Calcavecchia (USA) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. Ted Schulz (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Tuckaway CC, Franklin, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].
The US Amateur Championship (87th). Mayfair (USA) beat Eric Rebmann (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Jupiter Hills Club, Tequesta, FL].
Played as the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship. Mayfair (USA) beat defending champion Jim Sorenson (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Championship course, Tanglewood Golf, Clemmons, nr Winston-Salem, NC].
PGA Championship: the first men’s major of the year will be contested at TPC Harding Park, without spectators being present (Aug 6-9).
European Senior (Staysure) Tour: the Europe-based over-50s tour for men has taken the reluctant step of cancelling the entire 2020 season, based on the additional coronavirus risk associated with the age demographic of the players.
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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