Born:June 5, 1964 in Nimes, Languedoc-Roussillon.
Original/Home Club:St Philippe G&CC
Played as the inaugural Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship hosted by Ian Woosnam (June 21-23). Second-placed Barry Lane (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Remésy (Fra), who recorded his second European Senior (Staysure) Tour win and first professional win on English soil. [Trevose G&CC, nr Padstow, Cornwall].
Played as the Swiss Seniors Open (July 6-8). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Martín (Esp), Phillip Price (Wales) and Jarmo Sandelin (Swe) finished 1 shot behind 54-year-old Jean-François Remésy (Fra), who recorded his first European Senior Tour win. [GC Bad Ragaz, St Gallen canton, Switzerland].
Played as the Open de France (June 23-26). Defending champion Remésy (Fra) beat Jean van de Velde (Fra) at the first playoff hole. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].
Played as the Open de France (June 24-27). Second-placed Richard Green (Aus) and Nick O'Hearn (Aus) finished 7 shots behind Remésy (Fra), the first Frenchman since 1969 to win his home Open championship. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].
Played as the inaugural (and only) Estoril Open (April 15-18). Second-placed David Carter (Eng), Andrew Coltart (Scot) and Massimo Florioli (Italy) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Remésy (Fra). [Penha Longa Resort, Sintra, Portugal].
PGA Championship: the year’s second men’s major championship is hosted by Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma, amidst doubt as to whether reigning champion Phil Mickelson will defend his title (May 19-22).
Soudal Open: Belgium’s return to European Tour golf sees 36-hole Rinkven International GC host the Soudal Open, the country’s national open championship (May 12-15).
Scottie Scheffler: bags the 2022 Masters Tournament title, and with it a fourth win in six starts on the PGA Tour and his first major championship victory.
Stephen Dodd: took the European Senior Tour’s 2021 Order of Merit honours following the abandonment due to rain of the season’s final event, the MCB Tour Championship – Mauritius (April 1-3, 2022).
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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