Name:Sean M. O'Hair
Born:July 11, 1982 in Lubbock, Texas.
Played as the QBE Shootout (Dec 8-10; two-man teams over three rounds: 1-scramble; 2-alternate shot; 3-better ball). Second-placed Graeme McDowell (N.Ire) & Shane Lowry (Ire) finished 2 shots behind Steve Stricker (USA) & Sean O'Hair (USA), who each won $410,000. [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].
Played as the Franklin Templeton Shootout (Dec 7-9; played over three rounds : 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of Rory Sabbatini (RSA) & Charles Howell III finished 1 shot behind winning team of Kenny Perry (USA) & Sean O'Hair (USA). [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].
Played as the RBC Canadian Open (July 21-24). O'Hair (USA) beat Kris Blanks (USA) with a bogey at the first playoff hole. [Shaughnessy G&CC, Vancouver, BC].
Played as the Quail Hollow Championship (Apr 30-May 3; formerly the Wachovia Championship). Second-placed Lucas Glover (USA) and Bubba Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind O'Hair (USA). [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].
Played as the PODS Championship (March 6-9). Second-placed John Senden (Aus), Ryuji Imada (Jpn), George McNeill (USA), Troy Matteson (USA), Billy Mayfair (USA) and Stewart Cink (USA) finished 2 shots behind O'Hair (USA). [Copperhead course, Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, nr Tampa, FL].
O'Hair (USA) won the PGA Tour 2005 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He finished 18th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $2,462,482.
Played as the John Deere Classic (July 7-10). Second-placed Robert Damron (USA) and Hank Kuehne (USA) finished 1 shot behind 23-year-old tour rookie and first-time PGA Tour winner O'Hair (USA). [TPC Deere Run, Silvis, IL].
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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