Name:Gene Craig Sauers
Born:Aug 22, 1962 in Savannah, Georgia.
Original/Home Club:Georgia Southern University
The US Senior Open (37th) (Aug 11-14). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez finished 1 shot behind Sauers (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour Champions win and first major championship victory. Monday finish after Sunday's play was rained-out. [Scioto CC, Columbus, Ohio].
Played as the Air Canada Championship (Aug 29-Sep 1). Second-placed Steve Lowery (USA) finished 1 shot behind Gene Sauers (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win for 13 years. [Ridge course, Northview G&CC, Surrey, Vancouver].
Played as the Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic (April 5-8; unofficial PGA Tour "satellite" event). Second-placed Jack Ferenz (USA) finished 2 shots behind Sauers (USA). [Hattiesburg CC, Hattiesburg, MS].
Played as the Hawaiian Open (Feb 9-12). Second-placed David Ogrin (USA) finished 1 shot behind Gene Sauers (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. Event reduced to 54 holes due to rain. [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].
Bank of Boston
Played as the Bank of Boston Classic (Sept 11-14). 24-year-old Gene Sauers (USA) beat Blaine McCallister (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole, to record the first of his three PGA Tour wins. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].
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).
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