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].
Snr PGA Tr
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 Morris 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].
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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