Name:John Alexander Jacobs
Born:March 18, 1945 in Los Angeles, California.
Senior MAJORS (1): Senior PGA Ch'ship (2003). Multiple winner on the Champions and international tours.
Former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.
Played as the Senior PGA Championship (June 5-8). Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jacobs (USA), who claimed his first major championship title, and the last of his five Champions Tour wins. [Aronimink GC, Newton Square, PA].
Played as the Royal Caribbean Classic (Feb 1-3). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn), Bruce Fleisher (USA) and Tom Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jacobs (USA). [Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne, nr Miami, FL; at the time known as Crandon Pk GC].
Played as Bruno's Memorial Classic (April 28-30). Jacobs (USA) beat Gil Morgan (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Greystone G&CC, Birmingham, Alabama].
Played as the MasterCard Championship (Jan 21-24; Senior PGA Tour season-opener). Second-placed Jim Colbert (USA) and Raymond Floyd (USA) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner John Jacobs (USA), who recorded his second Champions Tour win. [Hualālai course, Hualālai Resort, Big Island, Hawaii].
Played as the Nationwide Championship (June 5-7). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time Senior PGA Tour winner Jacobs (USA). [Lakeside course, GC of Georgia, Alpharetta, nr Atlanta, Georgia].
Played as the Sanyang ROC Open. Jacobs (USA) beat Antolin Fernando (Phil) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Tamsui course, Taiwan G&CC, Taipei, Taiwan].
Played as the Rolex Masters (Asian circuit event). Second-placed Roger Antonio (Phil), Mario Siodina (Phil) and Nazamuddin Yusof (Malay) finished 3 shots behind Jacobs (USA). [Bukit course, Singapore Island CC, Singapore].
Played as the Republic of China Open. Won by Jacobs (USA).
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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