Name:Gary Hamish Orr
Born:May 11, 1967 in Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, Scotland.
Played as the Paris Legends Championship (Oct 11-13). Second-placed Markus Brier (Aut) and Jean-Francois Remesy (Fra) finished 1 shot behind Gary Orr (Scot), who recorded back-to-back wins on the European (Staysure) Senior Tour. [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].
Played as the Scottish Senior Open (Sept 14-16). Second-placed Paul Streeter (Eng) finished 1 shot behind home-country winner Gary Orr (Scot), who recorded his first European Senior (Staysure) Tour win. [Craigielaw GC, Craigielaw, Longniddry, East Lothian].
Played as the Victor Chandler British Masters (Aug 10-13). Second-placed Per-Ulrik Johansson (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Orr (Scot), who recorded the second of his two European Tour wins. [Duke's course, Woburn GC, nr Milton Keynes, Bucks].
Played as the Algarve Portuguese Open (Feb 17-20). Second-placed Phillip Price (Wales) finished 1 shot behind 32-year-old Gary Orr (Scot), who recorded his first European Tour win. [Penina Resort, Portimao, Algarve, Portugal].
Orr (Scot) won the European Tour 1993 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Orr finished 30th on the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of £173,979.
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
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.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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