Name:Jesper Bo Parnevik
Born:March 7, 1965 in Botkyrka, Stockholm County, Sweden.
Original/Home Club:Täby GK, nr Stockholm.
Played as the Insperity Invitational (May 6-8). Second-placed David Frost (RSA), Jeff Maggert (USA) and Mike Goodes (USA) finished 4 shots behind 51-year-old Jesper Parnevik (Swe), who recorded his first PGA Tour Champions win in his 23rd start on the Tour. [Tournament course, The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
Played as the Honda Classic (March 8-11). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA), Geoff Ogilvy (Aus) and Craig Perks (USA) finished 1 shot behind Parnevik (Swe), who posted the last of his five PGA Tour wins. [Heron Bay GC, Coral Springs, FL; at the time known as TPC at Heron Bay].
Played as the GTE Byron Nelson Classic (May 11-14). Parnevik (Swe) beat Davis Love III (USA) with a par at the third playoff hole. Phil Mickelson (USA) was eliminated at the second playoff hole. [TPC course, Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas, Irving, nr Dallas, TX. Early rounds also on the Cottonwood Valley course].
Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Jan 19-23). Second-placed Rory Sabbatini (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Parnevik (Swe). [Bermuda Dunes CC, Coachella Valley, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Indian Wells CC; Tamarisk CC; La Quinta CC; PGA West (Palmer Private)].
Played as the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic (April 22-25). Second-placed Jim Furyk (USA) finished 2 shots behind Parnevik (Swe), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Forest Oaks CC, Greensboro, NC].
Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 22-25). Second-placed Tommy Armour III (USA), Brent Geiberger (USA), Steve Pate (USA) and Tom Watson (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Parnevik (Swe). [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].
Played as the Volvo Scandinavian Masters (July 30-Aug 2). Second-placed Darren Clarke (N.Ire) finished 3 shots behind Jesper Parnevik (Swe), who recorded the last of his four European Tour wins. [King's course, Kungsängen GC, nr Stockholm].
Played as the Trophee Lancome. Won by Jesper Parnevik (Swe). [Golf de Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche, nr Paris, France].
Played as the Volvo Scandinavian Masters (Aug 3-6). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 5 shots behind Jesper Parnevik (Swe), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Masters course, Barsebäck G&CC, nr Malmö, Sweden].
Played as Bell's Scottish Open (July 7-10). Second-placed Payne Stewart (USA) finished 5 shots behind 28-year-old Jesper Parnevik (Swe), who recorded his the first of his four European Tour wins. [Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire].
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
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Nicklaus Design has transformed the former Grand Haven Golf Club in Michigan into the American Dunes Golf Club, a new public course that is now open for play
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