Also known as:Hands
Born:March 1, 1952 in Kelowna, British Columbia.
Multiple PGA Tour and Champions Tour wins.
Former Canadian Tour, PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.
Played as the Royal Caribbean Classic (Feb 7-9). Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA) and Gil Morgan (USA) finished 1 shot behind Barr (Can), who recorded his first and only Champions Tour win. [Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne, nr Miami, FL; at the time known as Crandon Pk GC].
Played as the Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic (May 21-24). Second-placed Larry Mize (USA) finished 4 shots behind Barr (Can), who recorded the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [Atlanta CC, Marietta, Georgia].
Played as the World Cup of Golf (individual low score) (Dec 8-11). Second-placed Rex Caldwell (USA) finished 3 shots behind Dave Barr (Can), who won the International Trophy for best individual score in the World Cup of Golf. Team winners of the Cup: Rex Caldwell & John Cook (USA). [Pondok Indah GC, South Jakarta, Indonesia].
Played as the Quad Cities Open (July 16-19). First-time PGA Tour winner Barr (Can) beat Woody Blackburn (USA) with a par at the eighth playoff hole. Frank Conner (USA), Dan Halldorson (Can) and Victor Regalado (Mex) were eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Oakwood CC, Coal Valley, Quad Cities, IL].
Chevron Championship: the first women’s major championship of 2023 is played for the first time in Texas, having been uprooted from its home of 51 years at the Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, California.
Italian Open: the 80th playing of this prestigious European event will see many 2023 Ryder Cup hopefuls build their “local knowledge” of the Marco Simone course in Rome. (May 4-7). Ryder Cup (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Jon Rahm: dedicated his emphatic Masters Tournament win to the late Seve Ballesteros. “Rahmbo’s” victory came on the day his fellow countryman and golfing inspiration would have turned 66 years of age.
Steve Stricker: four-time senior major championship winner, chases a fifth title as he defends at the 34th Regions Tradition (May 11-14), the first senior major of 2023.
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.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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