Born:Nov 10, 1951 in San Diego, California.
Played as the inaugural (and only) Puerto Vallarta Blue Agave Classic (Mar 31-Apr 2). Second-placed Scott Simpson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hatalsky (USA). [Nicklaus course, Vista Vallarta GC, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico].
Played as the inaugural (and only) Columbus Southern Open (May 23-25). Second-placed Allen Doyle (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hatalsky (USA). [Green Island CC, Columbus, Georgia].
Played as the Uniting Fore Care Classic presented by Novell (Aug 23-25; played on a modified stableford basis). Second-placed Jay Sigel (USA) finished 12 points behind first-time Snr PGA Tour winner Hatalsky (USA). [Park Meadows CC, Park City, nr Salt Lake City, Utah].
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Hatalsky (USA) won the Senior PGA Tour 2002 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. He finished 10th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $1,391,044.
Bank of Boston
Played as the Bank of Boston Classic (July 12-15). Second-placed Scott Verplank (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hatalsky (USA), who claimed the last of his four PGA Tour wins. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].
Played as the Kemper Open (Jun 2-5). Morris Hatalsky (USA) beat defending champion Tom Kite (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, nr Washington DC. At the time known as TPC Avenel].
Played as the Greater Milwaukee Open (July 7-10). Morris Hatalsky (USA) beat George Cadle (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole, to record his second PGA Tour win. [Tuckaway CC, Franklin, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].
Played as the Hall of Fame Classic (Sept 24-27). Second-placed Jerry Pate (USA) and D.A. Weibring (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Hatalsky (USA). [No.2 course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
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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