Born:Aug 7, 1952 in Delgany, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Original/Home Club:Delgany GC, Co Wicklow; Grange GC nr Dublin.
Played as the Emirates Airlines Desert Classic (Feb 22-25; European Tour event). Second-placed David Feherty (N.Ire) finished 4 shots behind Eamonn Darcy (Ire), who recorded the last of his four European Tour wins. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
Played as the Volvo Belgian Open (June 17-20; played for the first time since 1979). Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng), Ronan Rafferty (N.Ire) and Ian Woosnam (Wales) finished 1 shot behind Darcy (Ire). Tournament played over 54 holes due to bad weather. [Marache course, Royal Waterloo GC, Waterloo, Belgium].
Played as the Benson & Hedges Spanish Open. Second-placed Manuel Pinero (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Darcy (Ire). [Royal (Real) Las Brisas, Nueva Andalucía, Costa del Sol; at the time known as Las Brisas GC].
Played as the Benson & Hedges Kenya Open. Second-placed David Jagger (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Darcy (Ire). [Muthaiga GC, Nairobi, Kenya].
Played as the Air New Zealand Shell Open (Nov 27-30). Second-placed Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind Darcy (Ire), who secured his first and only Australia Tour win. [Titirangi GC, New Lynn, Auckland, NZ].
Played as the Greater Manchester Open (June 16-19). Second-placed Brian Barnes (Scot), John Morgan (Eng) and Ken Brown (Scot) finished 8 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Darcy (Ire). [Wilmslow GC, Mobberley, Knutsford, Cheshire].
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).
New course opens for play at Barnbougle
Bill Coore designs 14-hole layout with “sporty” holes on dune ridge above Lost Farm.
New links course planned for Scottish Highlands. Landowner aims to appoint a ‘world-class architect’ to work on site next to Cromarty Firth.
New Faldo Design layout in Vietnam set for summer completion. Nine holes of the course at Thanh Lanh are routed across a the lake peninsula.
Dundonald Links Scotland: Construction work is in progress on new practice facilities and course changes at Dundonald Links in Irvine, Scotland, as part of a £25 million investment by new owners Darwin Escapes that also includes the construction of a new clubhouse with rooms, plus eighteen lodges. Read more ...
R&A submits planning application for new golf facility in Glasgow.
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