Name:Lucas Hendley Glover
Born:Nov 12, 1979 in Greenville, South Carolina.
Original/Home Club:Greenville, South Carolina
Played as the John Deere Classic (July 8-11). Second-placed Ryan Moore (USA) and Kevin Na (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lucas Glover (USA), who birdied five of his last seven holes to finish with a 7-under 64, and win his first PGA Tour event for 10 years. [TPC Deere Run, Silvis, IL].
Played as the Wells Fargo Championship (May 5-8; formerly Quail Hollow Championship). Lucas Glover (USA) beat Jonathan Byrd (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].
The US Open (109th) (June 18-21). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA), David Duval (USA) and Ricky Barnes (USA) finished 2 shots behind Glover (USA). This was Glover's first major championship title and only his second win on the US PGA Tour. [Black course, Bethpage State Park, Farmingdale, NY].
Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf (Oct 20/21; 36-hole unofficial PGA Tour event for the season's four Major winners). Second-placed Angel Cabrera (The Masters) finished 5 shots behind Glover (US Open). Third on 137 was Stewart Cink (The Open). Fourth on 141 was Yong-eun "Y.E." Yang (US PGA). [Port Royal GC, Southampton, Bermuda].
Played as the Funai Classic at Walt Disney World Resort (Oct 20-23). Second-placed Tom Pernice Jr (USA) finished 1 shot behind 25-year-old tour rookie Lucas Glover (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. World No.1 Tiger Woods and No.2 Vijay Singh both missed the cut. [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].
FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.
British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).
Anna Nordqvist: major championships aside, Solheim Cup stalwart Nordqvist notched up her first official Ladies European Tour win at the 2022 Ladies Dutch Open (aka Big Green Egg Open).
Cameron Smith: the Aussie PGA Tour player shot a blistering final round 64 to record his first major championship win at the home of golf in the 150th Open Championship.
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.
Golf Son Gual is home to a course frequently rated the No.1 layout on the holiday island of Mallorca. Opening for play in 2007, this Thomas Himmel design combines the openness of a links-style layout with the stylish bunkering and not infrequent water hazards more typically associated with parkland courses.
Son Gual is located just a few kilometres from Palma (Mallorca). Palma's Old City shows clear influences from the city's Arab past.
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