Name:David Wayne Toms
Born:Jan 4, 1967 in Monroe, Louisiana.
Occupation:Professional golfer; golf course designer.
The US Senior Open (39th) (Jun 28-Jul 1). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp), Tim Petrovic (USA) and Jerry Kelly (USA) finished 1 shot behind 51-year-old Toms (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour Champions win in his 35th start on the Tour. [East course, The Broadmoor GC, Colorado Springs, Colo.].
Played as the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial (May 19-22). Second-placed Charlie Wi (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Toms (USA), who claimed his first tour win for five years. [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
Played as the Sony Open in Hawaii (Jan 12-15). Second-placed Chad Campbell (USA) and Rory Sabbatini (RSA) finished 5 shots behind Toms (USA). [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].
Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 24-27). Toms (USA) beat Chris DiMarco (USA) 6 and 5 in the 36-hole final. [Champions course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif.]
Played as the Fedex St Jude Classic (May 27-30). Second-placed Bob Estes (USA) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Toms (USA). [TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN].
Played as the FedEx St Jude Classic (June 26-29). Second-placed Nick Price (Zim) finished 3 shots behind Toms (USA). Price's final round 9-under-par 62, was countered by a 64 from Toms. [TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN].
The inaugural Wachovia Championship (May 8-11). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji), Brent Geiberger (USA) and Robert Gamez (USA) finished 2 shots behind Toms (USA), despite Toms taking a quadruple bogey 8 at the final hole. [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].
Played as the Compaq Classic of New Orleans (May 3-6). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 2 shots behind home-state winner Toms (USA). [English Turn G&CC, New Orleans, LA].
The US PGA Championship (83rd) (Aug 16-19). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Toms (USA), who recorded his first and only major championship win. [Highlands course, Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, Atlanta, GA].
Played as the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill (Oct 4-7). Second-placed Kirk Triplett (USA) finished 1 shot behind David Toms (USA). [River course, Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA].
Played as the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill (Oct 5-8). Toms (USA) beat Mike Weir (Can) with a par at the first playoff hole. [River course, Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA].
Played as the Buick Challenge (Sep 30-Oct 3). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Toms (USA). [Mountain View course, Callaway Gdns Resort, Pine Mtn, GA].
Played as the Sprint International (Aug 19-22; modified stableford format). Second-placed David Duval (USA) finished 3 points behind Toms (USA). [Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock, nr Denver, Colorado].
Played as the Hassan II Trophy (unofficial limited-field event). Toms (USA) beat Chris Perry (USA) and Miguel Angel Martin (Esp) in a playoff. [Red course, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco].
Played as the Quad City Classic (July 10-13). Second-placed Brandel Chamblee (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Toms (USA). [Oakwood CC, Coal Valley, Quad Cities, IL].
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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