Name:Olin Douglas Browne
Born:May 22, 1959 in Washington, D.C.
Occupation:Professional golfer; golf commentator.
Played as the Greater Gwinnett Championship (April 17-19). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Browne (USA). Reduced to 36-holes after the final day was washed-out by rain. [TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, GA].
The US Senior Open (July 28-31). Second-placed Mark O'Meara (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time major championship and Champions Tour winner Browne (USA). [Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio].
Played as the Deutsche Bank Championship (Sept 2-5). Second-placed Jason Bohn (USA) finished 1 shot behind Browne (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins. [TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.].
Played as the MasterCard Colonial (May 20-23). Second-placed Paul Goydos (USA), Jeff Sluman (USA), Tim Herron (USA), Fred Funk (USA) and Greg Kraft (USA) finished 1 shot behind Browne (USA). [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
Played as the Canon Greater Hartford Open (July 2-5). First-time PGA Tour winner Browne (USA) beat Stewart Cink (USA) and Larry Mize (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT].
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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