Name:Kenneth John Brown
Born:Jan 9, 1957 in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England.
Original/Home Club:Harpenden Common GC
Occupation:Professional golfer, golf writer and TV commentator.
Played as the Southern Open (Oct 1-4). Second-placed Larry Mize (USA), Mike Hulbert (USA) and David Frost (RSA) finished 7 shots behind 30-year-old Ken Brown (Scot), who recorded his first and only win on the PGA Tour. [Green Island CC, Columbus, Georgia].
Played as the Four Stars National Pro-Celebrity (May 30-Jun 2). Second-placed Gordon Brand Jr (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Brown (Scot), who recorded the last of his four European Tour wins. [Combination of holes from High & West courses, Moor Park GC, Rickmansworth, Herts].
Played as the Glasgow Open (Jun 28-Jul 1; formerly the Glagow Golf Classic). Second-placed Sam Torrance (Scot) finished 11 shots behind Brown (Scot). [Haggs Castle GC, Glasgow, Scotland].
Played as the KLM Dutch Open (Aug 4-6). Second-placed José Maria Cañizares (Esp) and Vaughan Somers (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Brown (Scot), who posted his second European Tour win. [Kennemer G&CC, Zandvoort, Netherlands].
Played as the Benson & Hedges Kenya Open. Won by Brown (Scot). [Muthaiga GC, Nairobi, Kenya].
Played as Carroll's Irish Open. Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) and John O'Leary (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Brown (Scot). [Portmarnock GC, nr Dublin, Ireland].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
New course opens for play at Barnbougle
Bill Coore designs 14-hole layout with “sporty” holes on dune ridge above Lost Farm.
New links course planned for Scottish Highlands. Landowner aims to appoint a ‘world-class architect’ to work on site next to Cromarty Firth.
New Faldo Design layout in Vietnam set for summer completion. Nine holes of the course at Thanh Lanh are routed across a the lake peninsula.
Dundonald Links Scotland: Construction work is in progress on new practice facilities and course changes at Dundonald Links in Irvine, Scotland, as part of a £25 million investment by new owners Darwin Escapes that also includes the construction of a new clubhouse with rooms, plus eighteen lodges. Read more ...
R&A submits planning application for new golf facility in Glasgow.
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