Born:Oct 7, 1967 in Shifnal, Shropshire.
Original/Home Club:South Staffordshire GC
Played as the inaugural Senior Open Hauts de France by Jean van de Velde (June 7-9). Second-placed James Kingston (RSA) finished 5 shots behind 51-year-old Baker (Eng), who recorded his first win for almost ten years, and his maiden European Senior (Staysure) Tour victory. [Arras Golf Resort, Anzin-Saint-Aubin, nr Arras, Pas-de-Calais].
Played as the Tournoi Perrier de Paris (April 14-17; Eurpn Tr unofficial money event; two-man teams playing fourball, foursome and greensome formats). Second-placed team of Mark Mouland (Wales) & Jamie Spence (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Peter Baker (Eng) & David J. Russell (Eng). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].
Played as the Dunhill British Masters (June 3-6). Second-placed Carl Mason (Eng) finished 7 shots behind Baker (Eng), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Duke's course, Woburn GC, nr Milton Keynes, Bucks].
Played as the Scandinavian Masters (Jul 29-Aug 1). Peter Baker (Eng) beat Anders Forsbrand (Swe) with a par at the second playoff hole, to record the last of his three European Tour wins. [Forsgården Golfklubb, Kungsbacka, nr Gothenburg].
Played as the Benson & Hedges International Open (Aug 4-7). First-time European Tour winner Baker (Eng) beat Nick Faldo (Eng) with an eagle at the second playoff hole. [Fulford GC, York, North Yorkshire].
Baker (Eng) won the European Tour 1987 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Baker finished 63rd on the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of £24,547.
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
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.
American Dunes opens for play following Nicklaus transformation
Nicklaus Design has transformed the former Grand Haven Golf Club in Michigan into the American Dunes Golf Club, a new public course that is now open for play
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