Name:Hunter Myles Mahan
Born:May 17, 1982 in Orange, Orange County, California.
Original/Home Club:McKinney H.S., McKinney, Texas.
Played as The Barclays (Aug 21-24; first of four FedExCup playoff events). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus), Cameron Tringale (USA) and Jason Day (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Mahan (USA), who won his sixth US PGA Tour event, and first since 2012. [Plainfield CC, Edison, NJ].
Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 22-26). Mahan (USA) beat Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) 2 and 1 in the 18-hole final to win the Walter Hagen Cup. [GC at Dove Mtn, Marana, AZ].
Played as the Shell Houston Open (Mar 29-Apr 1). Second-placed Carl Pettersson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Hunter Mahan (USA), who claimed his second PGA Tour win in 2012. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].
Played as the Waste Management Phoenix Open (Feb 25-28). Second-placed Rickie Fowler (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mahan (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].
Played as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Aug 5-8). Second-placed Ryan Palmer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mahan (USA). Out of form Tiger Woods finished second to last, 30 shots behind Mahan. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
Played as the inaugural Kiwi Challenge (Oct 26/27; PGA Tour 36-hole exhibition event, for four players aged under 30). Hunter Mahan (USA) beat Anthony Kim (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole (par-4 18th). Brandt Snedeker (USA) was 1 shot further back in third (-7); Adam Scott (Aus) finished fourth (+4). [First round: Kauri Cliffs, Matauri Bay, NZ. Second round: Cape Kidnappers, Hawke's Bay, NZ].
Played as the Travelers Championship (June 21-24). 25-year-old Hunter Mahan (USA) beat Jay Williamson (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win. [TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT].
Played as the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. Mahan (USA) beat Camilo Villegas (Col) 4 and 2 in the final. [CC of York, York, Pennsylvania].
Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24).
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Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.
Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.
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.
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