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 6-10; third of four FedEx Cup playoff events). Keegan 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. Monday finish required after play was postponed Sunday due to heavy rain. [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].
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].
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].
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.
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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