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].
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
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
American Dunes opens for play following Nicklaus transformation
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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