Name:Peter Lawrence Lonard
Born:July 17, 1967 in Epping, Sydney, Australia.
Multiple Australian and PGA Tours winner. Presidents Cup (2003, 2005).
During his professional golfing career Lonard has been equally at home playing on the tours in Australasia, Europe and the U.S.
Played as the Cadbury Schweppes Australian PGA Championship (Dec 6-9; Aus Tr event). Second-placed David Smail (NZ) finished 3 shots behind Lonard (Aus). [Coolum Resort, Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia].
Played as the MCI Heritage (April 14-17). Second-placed Darren Clarke (N.Ire), Billy Andrade (USA), Jim Furyk (USA) and Davis Love III (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Lonard (Aus). [Harbour Town Links, Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head, SC].
Played as the Hillross Australian Open (Nov 25-28). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Lonard (Aus). This was the 100th year and 89th playing of the Australian Open. [The Australian GC, Rosebery, Sydney, Aus].
Played as the Cadbury Schweppes Australian PGA Championship (Dec 2-5). Second-placed James Nitties (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Lonard (Aus), who also won the Australian Open a week earlier. [Coolum Resort, Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia].
Lonard (Aus) won his second PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit, with 2003 season earnings of A$604,000 on the Tour. Andre Stolz (Aus) was second with A$395,269; Peter Senior (Aus) was third with A$354,195.
Played as the Hillross Australian Open (Dec 18-21). Second-placed Chris Downes (Aus) and Stephen Leaney (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Lonard (Aus). [Open course, Moonah Links, Fingal, Vic.].
Played as the Hyundai Team Matches (Nov 16/17; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Rich Beem (USA) & Peter Lonard (Aus) beat Fred Couples & Mark Calcavecchia (USA) 2 and 1 in the final of the PGA Tour matches. [Monarch Beach Links, Dana Point, CA].
Played as the Australian PGA Championship. Peter Lonard (Aus) and Jarrod Moseley (Aus) were co-winners of this event. After both finished on 271, one playoff hole was attempted, but darkness forced play to be suspended and a tie was declared. [Coolum Resort, Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia].
Played as the MasterCard Masters (Dec 5-8; Aus Tr event). Lonard (Aus) beat Gavin Coles (Aus) with a par at the third playoff hole. Adam Scott (Aus) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Huntingdale GC, Oakleigh South, Melbourne].
Played as the Ericsson Masters (an Australasian Tour event). Won by Peter Lonard (Aus).
Lonard (Aus) won the PGA Tour of Australasia 1996/97 Order of Merit. [Season: Oct 96 to March 97].
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.
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