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].
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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