Name:Paul Andrew Broadhurst
Born:Aug 14, 1965 in Walsall, West Midlands, England.
Original/Home Club:Atherstone GC, Warwicks.
The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (79th) (May 24-27). Second-placed Tim Petrovic (USA) finished 4 shots behind Broadhurst (Eng), who won his second senior major championship title. [The GC at Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Mich].
Eurpn Snr Tr
Broadhurst (Eng) won the European Snr Tour Order of Merit and associated John Jacobs Trophy, with 2018 earnings of €547,793 on the Tour. Phillip Price (Wales) was second with €279,627; Stephen Dodd (Wales) was third with €267,241.
Played as the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge (Apr 19-22; 49-hole two-man alternate shot & better-ball team event). Winning team of Paul Broadhurst (Eng) & Kirk Triplett (USA) beat Bernhard Langer (Ger) & Tom Lehman (USA) with a bunker-shot birdie at the first playoff hole (par-3 9th). [Final round on Top of the Rock (par-3 course), Big Cedar Lodge, Branson, Missouri; 18-hole Buffalo Ridge and 13-hole Mountain Top courses used in earlier rounds].
Played as the inaugural Ally Challenge (Sep 14-16). Second-placed Brandt Jobe (USA) finished 2 shots behind Broadhurst (Eng), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour Champions win. [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].
Played as the Scottish Senior Open (Aug 4-6). Second-placed Mike Harwood (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Broadhurst (Eng), who won this event for the second time in three years. [Renaissance Club, Gullane, East Lothian].
Played as the Paris Legends Championship (Sept 28-30). Second-placed John Daly (USA) finished 2 shots behind Broadhurst (Eng). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].
Broadhurst (Eng) won the PGA Tour Champions 2016 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. Broadhurst finished 30th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $768,226.
The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex (30th) (July 21-24). Second-placed Scott McCarron (USA) finished 2 shots behind 50-year-old Broadhurst (Eng), who claimed his first win in a major championship. [Championship Course, Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus].
Played as the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach (Sept 16-18). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) and Kevin Sutherland (USA) finished 1 shot behind Broadhurst, who claimed his second Champions Tour win and first on American soil. [Pebble Beach Golf Links & Poppy Hills GC, Monterey Peninsula, CA. Final round at Pebble Beach].
Eurpn Snr Tr
Broadhurst (Eng) won the Eurpn Snr Tr Order of Merit and associated John Jacobs Trophy, with 2016 earnings of €399,285 on the Tour. Magnus Persson Atlevi (Swe) was second with €211,557; Andre Bossert (Sui) was third with €144,866.
Played as the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open (Aug 27-29). Making his European Snr Tour debut, Broadhurst (Eng) beat Gordon Manson (Scot/Aut) with a birdie at the second playoff hole (par-5 18th). [Fidra course, Archerfield Links, East Lothian].
Eurpn Snr Tr
Broadhurst (Eng) won the Eurpn Snr Tr 2015 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Competing in just four events, he finished 12th on the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of €85,510.
Played as the Algarve Open de Portugal Caixa Geral de Depositos (Mar 30-Apr 2). Second-placed Anthony Wall (Eng) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Broadhurst (Eng). [Penina Resort, Portimao, Algarve, Portugal].
Played as the Estoril Open de Portugal Caixa Geral de Depositos (Mar 31-Apr 3). Second-placed Paul Lawrie (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Broadhurst (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win in 10 years. In the final round, Broadhurst benefitted from Lawrie's triple-bogey 7 at the 17th and co-leader Barry Lane's quadruple-bogey 9 at the 18th. [Oitavos Dunes, nr Cascais, Portugal].
Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Neal Briggs (Eng) finished 8 shots behind Goosen (RSA). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].
Played as the Benson & Hedges International Open (May 6-9). Second-placed Mark James (Eng) and José María Olazábal (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Broadhurst (Eng). [Nicklaus course, St Mellion Intl Resort, St Mellion, Cornwall].
Played as the European Pro-Celebrity (Aug 8-11). Second-placed Ronan Rafferty (N.Ire) finished 7 shots behind Broadhurst (Eng), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].
Played as the Credit Lyonnais Cannes Open (April 13-16). Second-placed Peter Senior (Aus), Brett Ogle (Aus) and Jimmy Heggarty (N.Ire) finished 1 shot behind 23-year-old Broadhurst (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win. Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Cannes Mougins GCC, Mougins, nr Cannes, France].
Broadhurst (Eng) won the European Tour 1989 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Broadhurst finished 42nd on the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of £67,103.
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.
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