Name:Michael Daniel "Mike" Reid
Also known as:Radar
Born:July 1, 1954 in Bainbridge, Maryland.
Played as the JELD-WEN Tradition (Aug 20-23). Reid (USA) beat John Cook (USA) at the first playoff hole to record his second win in a senior major championship. [Crosswater Club, Sunriver Resort, nr Bend, Oregon].
Played as the Senior PGA Championship (May 26-29). Mike "Radar" Reid (USA) beat Jerry Pate (USA) and Dana Quigley (USA) at the first playoff hole to record his first professional win since 1990. [Laurel Valley GC, Ligonier, nr Pittsburgh, PA].
Played as the Casio World Open (Nov 22-25; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Yoshinori Kaneko (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Reid (USA), who recorded his first and only Japan Tour win. [Kaimon course, Ibusuki GC, Ibusuki, Kagoshima, Japan].
Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 25-28). Mike Reid (USA) beat Tom Watson (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record the second of his two PGA Tour wins. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
Played as the Seiko Tucson Open (Oct 22-25; reverted to stroke play after three years as a match play event). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA), Hal Sutton (USA), Fuzzy Zoeller (USA) and Chip Beck (USA) finished 4 shots behind 33-year-old Mike Reid (USA), who recorded the first of his two PGA Tour wins. [Starr Pass GC, Tucson, AZ. At the time known as TPC at Starr Pass].
Played as the Shootout at Jeremy Ranch (unofficial two-man better-ball event; Snr Tr player paired with a PGA Tr player). Second-placed Billy Casper (USA) & Jim Nelford (Can) finished 1 shot behind (USA) behind Bob Goalby (USA) & Mike Reid (USA). [Jeremy Ranch G&CC, Park City, nr Salt Lake City, Utah].
European Tour: 2021 marks the 50th and last season of the world renowned European Tour, launched in April 1972 at the Spanish Open. From 2022 the Tour will be sponsored by Dubai-based global supply chain and ports operator DP World, and will be known as the DP World Tour.
South African Open: December 2021 events in South Africa have again been impacted by the Covid pandemic. The South African Open (Dec 2-5) will no longer be played as a DP World Tour event, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12) has been cancelled.
Bernhard Langer: at age 64, Langer collected a record sixth Charles Schwab Cup, the only player to have won the season-long points chase more than twice. He also topped the PGA Tour Champions money-list for the 11th time out of a possible 13 since 2008.
Carlota Ciganda: the five-time Solheim Cup star was delighted to record a fourth Ladies European Tour win in her home national championship, the Ladies Spanish Open.
Lee Elder: Trailblazer, Ryder Cup player, four-time PGA Tour winner and eight-time Senior PGA Tour winner, Lee Elder died on November 28, aged 87. In 1975 he became the first African American golfer to play in the Masters tournament, and in so doing provided one of the pivotal moments in the history of professional golf.
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
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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