Born:Dec 21, 1977 in York, North Yorkshire, England.
Original/Home Club:Malton, Yorkshire
Played as the Irish Open presented by Discover Ireland (July 28-31). Second-placed Richard Green (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Dyson (Eng). [Killeen course, Killarney G&FC, Co. Kerry].
Played as the KLM Open (Sept 8-11). Second-placed David Lynn (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Dyson (Eng), who claimed his third Dutch Open title. [Hilversumsche GC, Hilversum, nr Amsterdam].
Played as the KLM Open (Aug 20-23). Dyson (Eng) beat Peter Hedblom (Swe) and Peter Lawrie (Ire) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his second win in the Dutch Open in four years. [Kennemer G&CC, Zandvoort, Netherlands].
Played as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 1-4). Second-placed Oliver Wilson (Eng) and Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) finished 3 shots behind Simon Dyson (Eng). Monday finish required following cancellation of Saturday's play due to high winds. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].
Played as the Enjoy Jakarta HSBC Indonesia Open (March 2-5; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Andrew Buckle (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Dyson (Eng), who claimed his first European Tour win and fourth on the Asian Tour. [Emeralda GC, Depok, nr Jakarta, Indonesia].
Played as the KLM Open (Aug 10-13). Dyson (Eng) beat Richard Green (Aus) with a birdie-3 at the first playoff hole, to claim his second European Tour win. [Kennemer G&CC, Zandvoort, Netherlands].
Dyson (Eng) won the Asian Tour 2000 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He also topped the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of US$282,371.
Played as the Volvo China Open (May 18-21; Asian Tour event). Second-placed Jyoti Randhawa (India) finished 1 shot behind Simon Dyson (Eng), who recorded his second Asian Tour win, coming a week after his first. [Shanghai Silport GC, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China].
Played as the Omega Hong Kong Open (Dec 14-17; Asian Tr season-ending event). Second-placed Kim Felton (Aus), John Kernohan (USA) and Charlie Wi (S Kor) finished 3 shots behind Dyson (Eng), whose win was enough to secure the 2000 Asian Tour Order of Merit title. [Hong Kong GC, Fanling; composite of 10 holes from Eden course, 8 from the New].
Played as the Macau Open (May 11-14; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Yong-eun "Y.E." Yang (S Kor) and Andrew Pitts (USA) finished 2 shots behind tour rookie and first-time Asian Tour winner Dyson (Eng). [Macau G&CC, Macau, China].
Dyson (Eng) won the Asian Tour 2000 Davidoff Order of Merit in his rookie season as a professional, with earnings of US$282,371 on the Tour. Jyoti Randhawa (Ind) was second with $224,898; Yeh Wei-Tze (Taiwan) was third with $224,357.
Chevron Championship: the first women’s major championship of 2023 is played for the first time in Texas, having been uprooted from its home of 51 years at the Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, California.
Italian Open: the 80th playing of this prestigious European event will see many 2023 Ryder Cup hopefuls build their “local knowledge” of the Marco Simone course in Rome. (May 4-7). Ryder Cup (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Jon Rahm: dedicated his emphatic Masters Tournament win to the late Seve Ballesteros. “Rahmbo’s” victory came on the day his fellow countryman and golfing inspiration would have turned 66 years of age.
Steve Stricker: four-time senior major championship winner, chases a fifth title as he defends at the 34th Regions Tradition (May 11-14), the first senior major of 2023.
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.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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