Name:James Russell "Jim" Ahern
Born:Feb 26, 1949 in Duluth, Minnesota.
Original/Home Club:Duluth, MN
Multiple wins on the Champions Tour.
Ahern joined the Senior PGA Tour in 1999, recording two wins on this circuit. He had previously played on the PGA Tour, but without recording a win.
Played as the Music City Championship at Gaylord Opryland (May 30-Jun 1). Second-placed José Maria Cañizares (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Ahern (USA). [Gaylord Springs Links, Nashville, Tennessee; at the time known as Springhouse GC].
Played as the AT&T Canada Senior Open (Aug 26-29). First-time Snr PGA Tour winner Ahern (USA) beat Hale Irwin (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Vallée du Richelieu GC, Sainte-Julie, nr Montreal, Québec].
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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