Name:Rodney "Rod" Pampling
Born:Sept 23, 1969 in Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia.
Multiple winner on the PGA Tour.
During his professional golfing career Pampling has been equally at home playing on the tours in Australasia, Europe and the U.S.
Played as the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open (Nov 3-6; PGA Tr 2016/17 season). Second-placed Brooks Koepka (USA) finished 2 shots behind Pampling (Aus), who recorded his first PGA Tour win in over 10 years. [TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nev.].
Played as the Sportsbet Australian Masters (Nov 27-30; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2009 season). Pampling (Aus) beat Marcus Fraser (Aus) with a par at the third hole of a playoff, to record his second Australasian Tour win and first for nine years. [Huntingdale GC, Oakleigh South, Melbourne].
Played as the Merrill Lynch Shootout (Nov 10-12; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Winning team of Jerry Kelly (USA) & Rod Pampling (Aus) beat Justin Leonard (USA) & Scott Verplank (USA) at the first playoff hole. [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].
Played as the Bay Hill Invitational presented by MasterCard (March 16-19). Second-placed Greg Owen (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Pampling (Aus). Owen's double-bogey at the par-3 17th and bogey at the par-4 18th handed the tournament to Pampling, who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Bay Hill Club, Orlando, FL].
Played as The International (Aug 5-8; modified Stableford format). Second-placed Alex Cejka (Ger) finished 2 points behind first-time PGA Tour winner Pampling (Aus). [Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock, nr Denver, Colorado].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
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