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.
Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24).
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Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.
Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
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