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].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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