Born:July 6, 1973 in Tredegar, Gwent, South Wales.
Played as the Omega European Masters (Sept 7-10). Second-placed Marcel Siem (Ger) and Francesco Molinari (Ita) finished 8 shots behind Dredge (Wales), who claimed his second European Tour win. [GC Crans-sur-Sierre, Crans-Montana, Switzerland].
Played as the Madeira Island Open (March 20-23). Second-placed Brian Davis (Eng), Andrew Marshall (Eng) and Fredrik Andersson Hed (Swe) finished 8 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Dredge (Wales), whose third round 12-under-par 60 set up his victory. [Santo da Serra GC, Machico, Madeira].
FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.
British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).
Anna Nordqvist: major championships aside, Solheim Cup stalwart Nordqvist notched up her first official Ladies European Tour win at the 2022 Ladies Dutch Open (aka Big Green Egg Open).
Cameron Smith: the Aussie PGA Tour player shot a blistering final round 64 to record his first major championship win at the home of golf in the 150th Open Championship.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Golf Son Gual is home to a course frequently rated the No.1 layout on the holiday island of Mallorca. Opening for play in 2007, this Thomas Himmel design combines the openness of a links-style layout with the stylish bunkering and not infrequent water hazards more typically associated with parkland courses.
Son Gual is located just a few kilometres from Palma (Mallorca). Palma's Old City shows clear influences from the city's Arab past.
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