Name:Keegan Hansen Bradley
Also known as:Keegs
Born:June 7, 1986 in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont.
Original/Home Club:Woodstock, Vermont / Woodstock CC.
Played as the BMW Championship (Sept 14-17; third of four FedEx Cup playoff events). Bradley (USA) beat Justin Rose (Eng) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th), to record his first PGA Tour win in six years. [Aronimink GC, Newton Square, PA].
Played as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Aug 2-5). Second-placed Jim Furyk (USA) and Steve Stricker (USA) finished 1 shot behind Bradley (USA), who claimed his first WGC win. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
The US PGA Championship (93rd) (Aug 11-14). Bradley (USA) beat Jason Dufner (USA) in a three-hole playoff: Bradley 10 (-1), Dufner 11 (E). Tour rookie Bradley was playing in his first ever major championship. This was a record seventh major in a row won by a first-time major championship winner. [Highlands course, Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, Atlanta, GA].
Played as the Franklin Templeton Shootout (Dec 9-11; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Joint second-placed teams of Rory Sabbatini (RSA) & Jhonattan Vegas (Ven), and Mark Calcavecchia (USA) & Nick Price (Zim) finished 3 shots behind winning team of Keegan Bradley (USA) & Brendan Steele (USA). [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].
Bradley (USA) won the PGA Tour 2011 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He finished 13th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $3,758,600.
Played as the HP Byron Nelson Championship (May 26-29). Tour rookie and first-time PGA Tour winner Bradley (USA) beat Ryan Palmer (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [TPC course, Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas, Irving, nr Dallas, TX].
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf (Oct 18/19; 36-hole unofficial PGA Tour event for the season's four Major winners). Second-placed Charl Schwartzel (The Masters) finished 1 shot behind Bradley (US PGA). Third on 142 was Rory McIlroy (US Open). Fourth on 151 was Darren Clarke (The Open). [Port Royal GC, Southampton, Bermuda].
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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