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 Billy 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 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 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 Billy Mayfair (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].
Played as the Greater Milwaukee Open (Sept 2-5). 27-year-old Billy Mayfair (USA) beat Mark Calcavecchia (USA) with a 20-foot birdie chip-in at the fourth playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win. Ted Schulz (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Tuckaway CC, Franklin, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].
The US Amateur Championship (87th) (Aug 25-30). Billy Mayfair (USA) beat Eric Rebmann (USA) 4 and 3 in the 36-hole final. [Hills course, 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 year’s second men’s major championship is hosted by Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma, amidst doubt as to whether reigning champion Phil Mickelson will defend his title (May 19-22).
Soudal Open: Belgium’s return to European Tour golf sees 36-hole Rinkven International GC host the Soudal Open, the country’s national open championship (May 12-15).
Scottie Scheffler: bags the 2022 Masters Tournament title, and with it a fourth win in six starts on the PGA Tour and his first major championship victory.
Stephen Dodd: took the European Senior Tour’s 2021 Order of Merit honours following the abandonment due to rain of the season’s final event, the MCB Tour Championship – Mauritius (April 1-3, 2022).
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
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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