Name:Joseph Benedict "Joe" Carr
Lived:[1922-2004]. Born on Feb 22, 1922 in Inchicore, nr Dublin. Died on June 3, 2004 in Dublin, aged 82.
Original/Home Club:Sutton GC, nr Portmarnock.
The Amateur Championship (65th). Carr (Ire) beat Bob Cochran (USA) 8 and 7 in the final. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].
The Amateur Championship (63rd). Carr (Ire) beat Alan Thirlwell (Eng) 3 and 2 in the final. [The Old Course, St Andrews, Fife].
The Amateur Championship (58th). Carr (Ire) beat E. Harvie Ward (USA) by 2 holes in the final. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].
FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.
British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).
Anna Nordqvist: major championships aside, Solheim Cup stalwart Nordqvist notched up her first official Ladies European Tour win at the 2022 Ladies Dutch Open (aka Big Green Egg Open).
Cameron Smith: the Aussie PGA Tour player shot a blistering final round 64 to record his first major championship win at the home of golf in the 150th Open Championship.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Golf Son Gual is home to a course frequently rated the No.1 layout on the holiday island of Mallorca. Opening for play in 2007, this Thomas Himmel design combines the openness of a links-style layout with the stylish bunkering and not infrequent water hazards more typically associated with parkland courses.
Son Gual is located just a few kilometres from Palma (Mallorca). Palma's Old City shows clear influences from the city's Arab past.
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