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 first men’s major of the year will be contested at TPC Harding Park, without spectators being present (Aug 6-9).
European Senior (Staysure) Tour: the Europe-based over-50s tour for men has taken the reluctant step of cancelling the entire 2020 season, based on the additional coronavirus risk associated with the age demographic of the players.
Miguel Ángel Jiménez: recorded his 707th European Tour start at the English Open in July, surpassing Sam Torrance’s record for the most appearances on the Tour.
Brooks Koepka: the former world No.1 defends his title at the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational at TPC Southwind in Memphis (July 30-Aug 2).
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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