Name:Ross Daniel Fisher
Born:Nov 22, 1980 in Ascot, Berkshire, England.
Original/Home Club:Wentworth Club
Played as the Tshwane Open (Feb 27-Mar 2; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event). Second-placed Michael Hoey (N.Ire) and Danie van Tonder (RSA) finished 3 shots behind Fisher (Eng), who recorded his fifth European Tour win and first since 2010. [Copperleaf G&CE, Centurion, nr Pretoria, S Africa].
Played as the 3 Irish Open (Jul 29-Aug 1). Second-placed Padraig Harrington (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Fisher (Eng). [Killeen course, Killarney G&FC, Co. Kerry].
Played as the Volvo World Match Play Championship (Oct 29-Nov 1). Ross Fisher (Eng) beat Anthony Kim (USA) 4 and 3 in the 36-hole final. Robert Allenby (Aus) beat Angel Cabrera (Arg) in the playoff for third place. [Finca Cortesin GC, Casares, Málaga, Costa del Sol].
Played as the European Open (July 3-6). Second-placed Sergio Garcia (Esp) finished 7 shots behind Fisher (Eng), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Heritage course, London GC, Brand Hatch, nr London].
Played as the KLM Open (Aug 23-26). Second-placed Joost Luiten (Neth) finished 1 shot behind first-time European Tour winner Fisher (Eng). [Kennemer G&CC, Zandvoort, Netherlands].
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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