Name:Ralph J. Guldahl
Lived:[1911-1987]. Born on Nov 22, 1911 in Dallas, Texas. Died on June 11, 1987 in Sherman Oaks, California (aged 75).
Occupation:Professional golfer; golf writer.
Played as the Greater Greensboro Open (March 23-26). Second-placed Lawson Little (USA) and Clayton Heafner (USA) finished 3 shots behind Guldahl (USA). [Sedgefield CC and Starmount Forest CC, Greensboro, NC].
The Masters Tournament (6th) (Mar 30-Apr 2). Second-placed Sam Snead (USA) finished 1 shot behind Guldahl (USA). It was third time lucky for Guldahl, who was runner-up in the previous two Masters Tournaments. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
The US Open (42nd) (June 9-11). Second-placed Dick Metz (USA) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Guldahl (USA). [Cherry Hills CC, Englewood, nr Denver, CO].
Played as the Western Open. Sam Snead (USA) finished in second place behind Guldahl (USA), who recorded his third straight win in this event. [Westwood CC, St Louis, Missouri].
Played as the Western Open. Defending champion Guldahl (USA) beat Horton Smith (USA) in a playoff. [Canterbury GC, Beachwood, Ohio].
The US Open (41st) (June 10-12). Second-placed Sam Snead (USA) finished 2 shots behind Guldahl (USA). [South course, Oakland Hills CC, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan].
Played as the Western Open. Ray Mangrum (USA) finished in second place behind Guldahl (USA). [Davenport CC, Pleasant Valley, nr Davenport, Iowa].
Played as the inaugural Arizona Open (Jan 22-24). Second-placed John Perelli (USA) finished 5 shots behind Guldahl (USA). Final two rounds played on the third day. [Phoenix CC, Phoenix, AZ].
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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