Name:David Alexander Howell
Born:June 23, 1975 in Swindon, County of Wiltshire, England.
Original/Home Club:Broome Manor GC, Swindon
Occupation:Professional golfer; occasional golf commentator.
Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Sept 26-29). David Howell (Eng) beat Peter Uihlein (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to claim his first European Tour win in seven years. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].
Played as the BMW Championship (May 25-28). Second-placed Simon Khan (Eng) finished 5 shots behind Howell (Eng). [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
Played as the inaugural HSBC Champions (Nov 10-13; Eurpn/Asian Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2006 season-opener). Second-placed Tiger Woods (USA) finished 3 shots behind Howell (Eng), who enjoyed his biggest career victory to date. [Sheshan Intl GC, Shanghai, China].
Played as the BMW International Open (Aug 25-28). Second-placed John Daly (USA) and Brett Rumford (Aus) finished 1 shot behind David Howell (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win since 1999. [Golfclub München Eichenried, nr Munich, Germany].
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (Feb 11-14; European Tour event). Second-placed Lee Westwood (Eng) finished 4 shots behind 23-year-old David Howell (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win. [Dubai Creek GC, Dubai, UAE].
Played as the Mastercard Australian PGA Ch'ship. First time professional tournament win for Howell (Eng).
Played as the Boys Amateur Championship. Howell (Eng) beat Viktor Gustavsson (Swe) 3 and 1 in the 36-hole final match. [Glenbervie GC, nr Falkirk, Scotland].
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).
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