Name:Roger Henry Wethered
Lived:[1899-1983]. Born on Jan 3, 1899 in New Malden, London. Died on March 12, 1983 in Wimbledon, London (aged 84).
Original/Home Club:West Surrey GC; Worplesdon GC.
Occupation:Amateur golfer; stockbroker.
Walker Cup player (1922, '23, '26, '30, '34). Walker Cup captain (1930). British Amateur champion (1923).
Roger Wethered was a highly accomplished amateur golfer in the period between the two World Wars. He was the brother of Joyce Wethered, one of the finest English women golfers of that era.
Roger was runner-up to home-favourite Jock Hutchison in the 1921 Open Championship at St Andrews. He soundly defeated another Scotsman, Robert Harris, 7 and 6 in the 1923 Amateur Championship at Royal Cinque Ports.
The Amateur Championship (34th). Wethered (Eng) beat Robert Harris (Scot) 7 and 6 in the final. [Royal Cinque Ports GC, Deal, Kent].
FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.
British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).
Anna Nordqvist: major championships aside, Solheim Cup stalwart Nordqvist notched up her first official Ladies European Tour win at the 2022 Ladies Dutch Open (aka Big Green Egg Open).
Cameron Smith: the Aussie PGA Tour player shot a blistering final round 64 to record his first major championship win at the home of golf in the 150th Open Championship.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Golf Son Gual is home to a course frequently rated the No.1 layout on the holiday island of Mallorca. Opening for play in 2007, this Thomas Himmel design combines the openness of a links-style layout with the stylish bunkering and not infrequent water hazards more typically associated with parkland courses.
Son Gual is located just a few kilometres from Palma (Mallorca). Palma's Old City shows clear influences from the city's Arab past.
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