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].
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.
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