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].
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.
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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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