Name:Paul Andrew Broadhurst
Born:Aug 14, 1965 in Walsall, West Midlands, England.
Original/Home Club:Atherstone GC, Warwicks.
Played as the Staysure PGA Seniors Championship (Jul 29-Aug 1). Second-placed Thomas Levet (Fra) and John Bickerton (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Paul Broadhurst (Eng). [Formby GC, Formby, Merseyside].
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 Paul 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 Paul 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 Paul Broadhurst (Eng). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].
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 Paul 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].
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].
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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.
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.
Played as the Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Senior Open (Aug 27-29). Making his European Snr Tour debut, Paul Broadhurst (Eng) beat Gordon Manson (Scot/Aut) with a birdie at the second playoff hole (par-5 18th). [Fidra course, Archerfield Links, East Lothian].
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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 (50th) (Mar 30-Apr 2). Second-placed Anthony Wall (Eng) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Paul 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 Paul 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.
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Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24).
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