Name:Gay Robert Brewer Jr
Lived:[1932-2007]. Born on Mar 19, 1932 in Middletown, Ohio. Died on Aug 31, 2007 in Lexington, Kentucky (aged 75).
Played as the MasterCard Champions Championship (Nov 10-12; unofficial Snr PGA Tour event for 60+ age group; played as part of the season-ending Senior Tour Championship). Won by Brewer (USA). [The Dunes G&BC, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina].
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed Miller Barber (USA) & Julius Boros (USA) finished 3 shots behind Billy Casper (USA) & Gay Brewer (USA). [Onion Creek Club, Austin, Texas].
Played as the Citizens Union Senior Classic. Second-placed Billy Casper (USA) and Rod Funseth (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time US Snr Tr winner Brewer (USA). [Griffin Gate Resort, Lexington, Kentucky].
Played as the inaugural Taiheiyo Club Pacific Masters (Oct 5-8; Japan pro circuit event; at the time the world's richest golf tournament). Brewer (USA) beat David Graham (Aus) with a par at the first sudden-death playoff hole, which followed a tied three-hole aggregate score playoff. Brewer recorded his first and only win in Japan. [Sobu course, Sobu CC, Inzai, Chiba, Japan].
Played as the Canadian Open (July 6-9). Second-placed Sam Adams (USA) and Dave Hill (USA) finished 1 shot behind Gay Brewer (USA), who recorded the last of his 10 PGA Tour wins. [Cherry Hill Club, Ridgeway, Fort Erie, Ontario].
Played as the Alcan Golfer of the Year Championship (Oct 2-5). Second-placed Peter Townsend (Eng) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Gay Brewer (USA). [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].
Played as the Pensacola Open (March 23-26). Second-placed Bob Keller (USA) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Brewer (USA). [Pensacola CC, Pensacola, FL].
The Masters Tournament (31st) (April 6-9). Second-placed Bobby Nichols (USA) finished 1 shot behind Brewer (USA), who lost out in a playoff for the previous year's Masters. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
Played as the inaugural Alcan Golfer of the Year Championship (Oct 5-9). Gay Brewer (USA) beat Billy Casper (USA) in an 18-hole Monday playoff (Brewer 68, Casper 72). [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
Played as the Pensacola Open (March 4-7). Second-placed Bruce Devlin (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Brewer (USA). [Pensacola CC, Pensacola, FL].
Played as the Greater Seattle Open (Sept 23-26). Gay Brewer (USA) beat Doug Sanders (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record his fifth PGA Tour win. [Inglewood GC, Kenmore, nr Seattle, WA].
Played as the Hawaiian Open (Nov 4-7; first-time as a regular PGA Tour event). Gay Brewer (USA) beat Bob Goalby (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].
Played as the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. Brewer (USA) beat Mason Rudolph (USA) 6 and 4 in the final. [Blue course, Congressional CC, Bethesda, Maryland].
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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