Name:Peter Albert Charles Senior
Born:July 31, 1959 in Singapore.
Multiple European Tour and international tour winner.
During his professional golfing career Senior was equally at home playing on the tours in Australasia, Europe, Japan and the U.S. He retired from professional golf in 2016, following a hip injury sustained at Royal Sydney in the Australian Open ... a tournament he had previously won in 1989 and 2012.
Played as the Uniqlo Masters (Nov 19-22; Aus Tr event). Second-placed John Senden (Aus), Andrew Evans (Aus) and Bryson DeChambeau (USA, amateur) finished 2 shots behind 56-year-old Senior (Aus), who recorded the last of his 23 wins on the Australasian Tour. [Huntingdale GC, Oakleigh South, Melbourne].
Senior (Aus) won his fourth PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit, with 2012 season earnings of A$268,291 on the Tour. Michael Hendry (NZ) was second with A$249,625; rookie Daniel Popovic (Aus) was third with A$238,858.
Played as the Emirates Australian Open (Dec 6-9; Aus/OneAsia Trs event). Second-placed Brendan Jones (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Senior (Aus), who at 53 years became the oldest winner of this title. [The Lakes GC, Sydney, Aus].
Played as the Handa Australian Senior Open (Nov 19-21; Aus/Eurpn Snr Trs event; Eurpn Snr Tr 2011 season opener). Second-placed Sandy Lyle (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Senior (Aus). [Royal Perth GC, South Perth, WA, Australia].
Played as the Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola (Dec 9-12; Aus/OneAsia Trs event). Senior (Aus) beat Geoff Ogilvy (Aus) with a par at the second playoff hole. 51-year-old Senior became a three-time winner of this event and its oldest winner. [Coolum Resort, Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia].
Played as the Australian PGA Championship (Dec 2-5; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Rod Pampling (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Senior (Aus). [Coolum Resort, Coolum Beach, QLD, Australia].
Played as Greg Norman's Holden Classic (an Australasian Tour event). Won by Peter Senior (Aus).
Played as the Australian Masters. Won by Peter Senior (Aus).
Played as The Crowns - International Invitation Golf (Apr 29-May 2; Japan Tr event; aka the Chunichi Crowns). Second-placed Gary Hallberg (USA) and Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Senior (Aus), who claimed his second Japan Tour win. [Wago course, Nagoya GC, Aichi, Japan].
Senior (Aus) won his third Australia/NZ Tour Order of Merit, with 1993 season earnings of A$243,504 on the Tour. Brad Hughes (Aus) was second with A$190,147; Robert Allenby (Aus) was third with A$171,083.
The inaugural Heineken Classic (an Aus Tour event). Won by Peter Senior (Aus). [The Vines Resort & CC, nr Perth, Aus; composite of Lakes & Ellenbrook courses].
Played as the Bridgestone Aso Open (Japan Tr event). Second-placed Rick Gibson (Can) finished 1 shot behind Senior (Aus). [Aso GC, Aso, Kumamoto].
Played as the Benson & Hedges International Open (May 7-10). Senior (Aus) beat Tony Johnstone (Zim) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record the last of his four European Tour wins. [Nicklaus course, St Mellion Intl Resort, St Mellion, Cornwall].
Played as the Johnnie Walker Classic. [The Lakes GC, Sydney, Aus].
Played as the Australian Masters. Won by Peter Senior (Aus).
Played as the Panasonic European Open (Sept 6-9). Second-placed Ian Woosnam (Wales) finished 1 shot behind Senior (Aus). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
Played as the Australian PGA Ch'ship. Won by Peter Senior (Aus). [Bungool course, Riverside Oaks GR, Cattai, NSW].
Played as the Australian Open (Nov 30-Dec 3). Second-placed Peter Fowler (Aus) finished 7 shots behind Senior (Aus). [Kingston Heath GC, Melbourne, Australia].
Senior (Aus) won his second Australia/NZ Tour Order of Merit, with 1989 season earnings of A$443,196. Greg Norman (Aus) was second with A$288,600; Peter Fowler (Aus) was third with A$221,900.
Senior (Aus) won the Australia/NZ Tour 1987 Order of Merit.
Played as the Johnnie Walker Monte Carlo Open (June 24-27). Second-placed Rodger Davis (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Senior (Aus), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Monte-Carlo GC, Mont Agel, La Turbie, French Riviera].
Played as the PLM Open (Aug 7-10; first year sanctioned as a European Tour event). Second-placed Mats Lanner (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Senior (Aus), who recorded the first of his four European Tour wins. [Falsterbo GC, Falsterbo, nr Malmo, Sweden].
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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