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].
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
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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