Name:Jamie Ross Donaldson
Born:Oct 19, 1975 in Pontypridd, South Wales.
Played as the Thailand Golf Championship (Dec 10-13; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Clément Sordet (Fra) and defending champion Lee Westwood (Eng) finished 3 shots behind first-time Asian Tour winner Donaldson (Wales). [Amata Spring CC, Bangkok, Thailand].
Played as the inaugural D+D Real Czech Masters (Aug 21-24; Eurpn Tr event; in 2012 and 2013 a Eurpn Challenge Tr event). Second-placed Bradley Dredge (Wales) finished 3 shots behind Jamie Donaldson (Wales), who claimed his third European Tour title. [Albatross Resort, Vysoký Újezd, nr Prague, Czech Rep.].
Played as the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship (Jan 17-20; European Tour event). Second-placed Justin Rose (Eng) and Thorbjørn Olesen (Den) finished 1 shot behind Jamie Donaldson (Wales), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Abu Dhabi GC, UAE].
Played as the Irish Open (Jun 28-Jul 1). Second-placed Rafa Cabrero-Bello (Esp), Anthony Wall (Eng) and Fabrizio Zanotti (Par) finished 4 shots behind Donaldson (Wales), who claimed his first European Tour win at the 255th attempt. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].
Played as the BMW Russian Open (Aug 2-5; Eurpn Challenge Tr event). Second-placed Michael Archer (Eng) and Mikael Piltz (Fin) finished 3 shots behind Donaldson (Wales). [Moscow CC, Nakhabino, nr Moscow].
European Tour: 2021 marks the 50th and last season of the world renowned European Tour, launched in April 1972 at the Spanish Open. From 2022 the Tour will be sponsored by Dubai-based global supply chain and ports operator DP World, and will be known as the DP World Tour.
South African Open: December 2021 events in South Africa have again been impacted by the Covid pandemic. The South African Open (Dec 2-5) will no longer be played as a DP World Tour event, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12) has been cancelled.
Bernhard Langer: at age 64, Langer collected a record sixth Charles Schwab Cup, the only player to have won the season-long points chase more than twice. He also topped the PGA Tour Champions money-list for the 11th time out of a possible 13 since 2008.
Carlota Ciganda: the five-time Solheim Cup star was delighted to record a fourth Ladies European Tour win in her home national championship, the Ladies Spanish Open.
Lee Elder: Trailblazer, Ryder Cup player, four-time PGA Tour winner and eight-time Senior PGA Tour winner, Lee Elder died on November 28, aged 87. In 1975 he became the first African American golfer to play in the Masters tournament, and in so doing provided one of the pivotal moments in the history of professional golf.
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
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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