Name:Lee McLeod Janzen
Born:Aug 28, 1964 in Austin, Mower County, Minnesota.
Original/Home Club:Austin, Minnesota
Played as the ACE Group Classic (Feb 13-15). First-time Champions Tour winner Janzen (USA) beat Bart Bryant (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. This was Janzen's first individual win since his victory in the 1998 US Open. [Talon course, The Club at TwinEagles, Naples, FL].
Played as the Franklin Templeton Shootout (Nov 22-24; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of Matt Kuchar (USA) & Dave Gossett (USA) finished 1 shot behind Rocco Mediate (USA) & Lee Janzen (USA). [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].
The US Open (98th) (June 18-21). Second-placed Payne Stewart (USA) finished 1 shot behind Janzen (USA), who recorded his second major championship win and the last of his eight PGA Tour victories. [Lake course, Olympic Club, nr San Francisco, CA].
Played as the Kemper Open (June 8-11). Janzen (USA) beat Corey Pavin (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, nr Washington DC. At the time known as TPC Avenel].
Played as The Players Championship (March 23-26). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Janzen (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
Played as the Sprint International (Aug 17-20; modified stableford format). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) finished 1 point behind Janzen (USA). [Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock, nr Denver, Colorado].
Played as the Buick Classic (June 9-12). Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) finished 3 shots behind Janzen (USA). [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].
The US Open (93rd) (June 17-20). Second-placed Payne Stewart (USA) finished 2 shots behind Janzen (USA), who tied Jack Nicklaus's 1980 record low score for 72 holes in the US Open. [Lower course, Baltusrol GC, Springfield, NJ].
Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 28-31). Second-placed Andrew Magee (USA) finished 2 shots behind Janzen (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].
Played as the Northern Telecom Open (Feb 13-16). Second-placed Bill Britton (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Janzen (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ; one round also played on the Starr Pass course].
PGA Championship: the first men’s major of the year will be contested at TPC Harding Park, without spectators being present (Aug 6-9).
European Senior (Staysure) Tour: the Europe-based over-50s tour for men has taken the reluctant step of cancelling the entire 2020 season, based on the additional coronavirus risk associated with the age demographic of the players.
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