Name:Mark Adam Hensby
Born:June 29, 1971 in Melbourne, Australia.
Original/Home Club:Tamworth GC, NSW.
Multiple PGA Tour, European Tour and PGA Tour Champions winner. Presidents Cup player (2005).
Hensby left school aged 16 to work as a postman ... and to concentrate on his golf. Aged 23 he moved from Australia to Chicago, where he won the Illinois State Amateur Championship in 1994. During his professional golfing career he has been equally at home playing on the tours in Australasia, Europe and the U.S.
Played as the inaugural Invited Celebrity Classic (April 21-23; formerly ClubCorp Classic). 51-year-old Mark Hensby (Aus) beat Charlie Wi (S Kor) with a par at the fourth playoff hole (par-5 18th), to record his first PGA Tour Champions win in his 15th start on the Tour. [Las Colinas CC, Irving, TX].
Played as the Scandinavian Masters by Carlsberg (Jul 28-31). 33-year-old Mark Hensby (Aus) beat home-favourite Henrik Stenson (Swe) with a par at the second playoff hole, to record his first and only European Tour win. [King's course, Kungsängen GC, nr Stockholm].
Played as the John Deere Classic (July 8-11). First-time PGA Tour winner Hensby (Aus) beat John E. Morgan (Eng) with a par at the second playoff hole. [TPC Deere Run, Silvis, IL].
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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