Name:Christian Dean "Chris" DiMarco
Born:Aug 23, 1968 in Huntingdon, Long Island, New York.
Original/Home Club:Lake Brantley H.S., Florida.
The inaugural Abu Dhabi Golf Championship (Jan 19-22; European Tour event). Second-placed Henrik Stenson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind 37-year-old Chris DiMarco (USA), who recorded his first and only European Tour win. [Abu Dhabi GC, UAE].
Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 24-27). Second-placed Kenny Perry (USA) and Kaname Yokoo (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind DiMarco (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins. [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].
Played as the Buick Challenge (Oct 25-28). Chris DiMarco (USA) beat defending champion David Duval (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record his second PGA Tour win. [Mountain View course, Callaway Gdns Resort, Pine Mtn, GA].
Played as the SEI Pennsylvania Classic (Sept 14-17). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA), Brad Elder (USA), Scott Hoch (USA), Jonathan Kaye (USA) and Chris Perry (USA) finished 6 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner DiMarco (USA). [Waynesborough CC, Paoli, nr Philadelphia, PA].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
New course opens for play at Barnbougle
Bill Coore designs 14-hole layout with “sporty” holes on dune ridge above Lost Farm.
New links course planned for Scottish Highlands. Landowner aims to appoint a ‘world-class architect’ to work on site next to Cromarty Firth.
New Faldo Design layout in Vietnam set for summer completion. Nine holes of the course at Thanh Lanh are routed across a the lake peninsula.
Dundonald Links Scotland: Construction work is in progress on new practice facilities and course changes at Dundonald Links in Irvine, Scotland, as part of a £25 million investment by new owners Darwin Escapes that also includes the construction of a new clubhouse with rooms, plus eighteen lodges. Read more ...
R&A submits planning application for new golf facility in Glasgow.
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