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.
FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.
British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).
Anna Nordqvist: major championships aside, Solheim Cup stalwart Nordqvist notched up her first official Ladies European Tour win at the 2022 Ladies Dutch Open (aka Big Green Egg Open).
Cameron Smith: the Aussie PGA Tour player shot a blistering final round 64 to record his first major championship win at the home of golf in the 150th Open Championship.
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.
Golf Son Gual is home to a course frequently rated the No.1 layout on the holiday island of Mallorca. Opening for play in 2007, this Thomas Himmel design combines the openness of a links-style layout with the stylish bunkering and not infrequent water hazards more typically associated with parkland courses.
Son Gual is located just a few kilometres from Palma (Mallorca). Palma's Old City shows clear influences from the city's Arab past.
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