Born:Feb 21, 1963 in Dunedin, South Island, NZ.
Occupation:Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Multiple European Tour and international tour winner.
During his professional golfing career Turner was equally at home playing on the tours in Australasia, Europe and Asia. His brothers are former New Zealand cricket captain and prolific batsman Glenn Turner, and award-winning poet Brian Turner.
Played as the Australian PGA Championship (Dec 9-12; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Shane Tait (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Turner (NZ), who recorded the last of his six PGA Tour of Australasia wins. [Victoria GC, Melbourne, Aus].
Played as the AMP Air New Zealand Open (Dec 11-14; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Andrew Coltart (Scot), Jean-Louis Guepy (Fra) and Lucas Parsons (Aus) finished 7 shots behind Turner (NZ). [Royal Auckland & Grange GC, Papatoetoe, Auckland; at the time known as Auckland GC, Middlemore].
Played as the One-2-One British Masters (Sept 18-21). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Turner (NZ), who recorded the last of his four European Tour wins. [Arden course, Forest of Arden CC, Meriden, nr Birmingham].
Played as the Turespana Open de Baleares (March 23-26). Costantino Rocca (Italy) finished 2 shots behind Turner (NZ), who recorded his third European Tour win. [No.2 course, Golf Santa Ponsa, Santa Ponça, Mallorca].
Played as the Lancia Martini Italian Open (50th). Second-placed Jose Coceres (Arg) finished 1 shot behind Turner (NZ). [Modena G&CC, Formigine, nr Modena].
Played as the AMP New Zealand Open (Nov 2-5). Second-placed Richard Gilkey (USA) finished 6 shots behind Turner (NZ), who recorded his second Australia Tour win. [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
Played as the Singapore Open. Second-placed Tony Grimes (Can) and Duffy Waldorf (USA) finished 4 shots behind Turner (NZ). [Bukit course, Singapore Island CC, Singapore].
Played as the Scandinavian Enterprise Open (July 31-Aug 3). Greg Turner (NZ) beat Craig Stadler (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record the first of his four European Tour wins. [Ullna GC, Åkersberga, nr Stockholm, Sweden].
Played as the New Zealand PGA Championship (Dec 29, 1984-Jan 1, 1985). Second-placed Frank Nobilo (NZ) finished 3 shots behind Greg Turner (NZ). [Mount Maunganui GC, Tauranga, NZ].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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