Name:Louis Krebs "Lou" Graham
Born:Jan 7, 1938 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Played as the American Optical Classic (Sept 6-9). Second-placed Ben Crenshaw (USA) finished 1 shot behind Lou Graham (Aus), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].
Played as the San Antonio Texas Open (50th) (Oct 4-7). Second-placed Doug Tewell (USA), Eddie Pearce (USA) and Bill Rogers (USA) finished 1 shot behind Lou Graham (USA), who recorded the last of his six PGA Tour wins. [Oak Hills CC, San Antonio, TX].
Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (July 26-29). Lou Graham (USA) beat Bobby Wadkins (USA) with a birdie-three at the first playoff hole. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].
The US Open (75th) (Jun 19-23). Graham (USA) beat John Mahaffey (USA) in an 18-hole playoff: Graham 71 (E), Mahaffey 73 (+2). [No.3 course, Medinah CC, Bloomingdale, nr Chicago, IL].
Played as the Liggett & Myers Open (Aug 24-27). Lou Graham (USA) beat Hale Irwin (USA) with a birdie three at the third playoff hole. David Graham (Aus) and Larry Ziegler (USA) were eliminated at the first playoff hole. [CC of North Carolina, Pinehurst, NC]. Note: after two rounds the leading eight players switched into the US Professional Match Play Championship, leaving the rest of the field to compete for the L&M Open over the final two rounds.
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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