Born:May 23, 1988 in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.
Original/Home Club:St Andrews CC, Boca Raton, FL.
Played as the inaugural (and only) Kapalua LPGA Classic (Oct 16-19). Second-placed Suzann Pettersen (Nor) finished 1 shot behind Pressel (USA). [Bay course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].
Played as the Kraft Nabisco Championship (36th) (Mar 29-Apr 1). Second-placed Catriona Matthew (Scot), Brittany Lincicome (USA) and Suzann Pettersen (Nor) finished 1 shot behind Pressel (USA). 18-year old Pressel became the youngest ever winner of a major championship in LPGA history. [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].
The US Women's Amateur Championship (105th). 17-year old Pressel (USA) beat Maru Martinez (Ven) 9 and 8 in the 36-hole final. [Settindown course, Ansley GC, Roswell, Atlanta, GA].
PGA Championship: the year’s second men’s major championship is hosted by Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma, amidst doubt as to whether reigning champion Phil Mickelson will defend his title (May 19-22).
Soudal Open: Belgium’s return to European Tour golf sees 36-hole Rinkven International GC host the Soudal Open, the country’s national open championship (May 12-15).
Scottie Scheffler: bags the 2022 Masters Tournament title, and with it a fourth win in six starts on the PGA Tour and his first major championship victory.
Stephen Dodd: took the European Senior Tour’s 2021 Order of Merit honours following the abandonment due to rain of the season’s final event, the MCB Tour Championship – Mauritius (April 1-3, 2022).
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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