Born:March 11, 1948 in Cork, Ireland.
Multiple winner on the European Seniors Tour.
European Senior Tour player.
Played as the DGM Barbados Open (March 2-4; Eurpn Snr Tr season opener). Second-placed John Grace (USA) finished 3 shots behind O'Sullivan (Ire), who recorded the last of his six European Snr Tour wins. [Royal Westmoreland, St James, Barbados].
Played as the Tunisian Seniors Open (Oct 17-19). Second-placed John Morgan (Eng) finished 2 shots behind O'Sullivan (Ire), who recorded his fifth Eurpn Snr Tr win. [El Kantaoui Golf Intl, nr Sousse, Tunisia].
Played as the inaugural (and only) Palmerston Trophy Berlin (June 22-24). Second-placed Seiji Ebihara (Jpn) and Eddie Polland (N. Ire) finished 4 shots behind O'Sullivan (Ire). [Faldo course, Sporting Club Berlin, Bad Saarow, nr Berlin; at the time known as the Palmerston Resort].
Played as the inaugural (and only) STC Scandinavian International (July 13-15). Second-placed Maurice Bembridge (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Denis O'Sullivan (Ire). [Kungsängen GC, nr Stockholm, Sweden].
Played as the Dan Technology Senior Tournament of Champions (Oct 20-22). Second-placed Maurice Bembridge (Eng), Nick Job (Eng) and Ross Metherell (Aus) finished 1 shot behind first-time European Snr Tour winner O'Sullivan (Ire), who closed with three straight birdies to snatch victory. [Buckinghamshire GC, Denham, Bucks].
Played as the inaugural Abu Dhabi European Seniors Tour Championship (Oct 26-28; European Senior Tour season-ending event). Second-placed Diniz Priscillo (Brazil) finished 1 shot behind Denis O'Sullivan (Ire), who recorded his second win on the Tour, coming just one week after his first. [Abu Dhabi GC, UAE].
O'Sullivan (Ire) won the inaugural Eurpn Snr Tr 1998 PING Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He finished ninth on the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of £54,990.
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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