Name:Douglas Fred "Doug" Tewell
Born:Aug 27, 1949 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Played as the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn (Aug 20-22). Second-placed Bruce Fleisher (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tewell (USA). [Trent Jones Jr course, Rock Barn G&S, Conover, NC].
Played as the Farmers Charity Classic (June 20-22). Tewell (USA) beat Eamonn Darcy (Ire) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Egypt Valley CC, Ada, nr Grand Rapids, Michigan].
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (April 5-7; reverted to an individual rather than a team event). Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tewell (USA). [King & Bear course, World Golf Village, St Augustine, FL].
Played as the Verizon Classic (Feb 15-17). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tewell (USA). [TPC Tampa Bay, Lutz, nr Tampa, FL].
Played as the Countrywide Tradition (April 13-15). Second-placed Mike McCullough (USA) finished 9 shots behind Tewell (USA). [Cochise course, Desert Mountain GC, Scottsdale, AZ].
Snr PGA Tr
Tewell (USA) won the Senior PGA Tour 2000 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. He finished eighth on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $1,408,194.
Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 13-16). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA), Tom Kite (USA), Dana Quigley (USA) and Larry Nelson (USA) finished 7 shots behind first-time Snr PGA Tour winner Tewell (USA). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].
Played as the SBC Championship (June 16-18). Second-placed Walter Hall (USA) and Larry Nelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tewell (USA). [Dominion CC, San Antonio, Texas].
Played as the Novell Utah Showdown (Aug 18-20). Second-placed Gil Morgan (USA) finished 2 shots behind Tewell (USA). [Park Meadows CC, Park City, nr Salt Lake City, Utah].
Played as the Pensacola Open (Oct 8-11). Second-placed Phil Blackmar (USA) and Danny Edwards (USA), who recorded the last of his four PGA Tour wins. [Perdido Bay GC, Pensacola, FL].
Played as the Los Angeles Open (Feb 20-23). Second-placed Clarence Rose (USA) finished 7 shots behind Tewell (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
Played as the (last) IVB-Golf Classic (Jul 31-Aug 3). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 1 shot behind Doug Tewell (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].
Played as the Sea Pines Heritage Classic (March 27-30). First-time PGA Tour winner Tewell (USA) beat Jerry Pate (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Harbour Town Links, Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head, SC].
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
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