Name:Stephen James Gallacher
Born:Nov 1, 1974 in Dechmont, West Lothian, Scotland.
Original/Home Club:Bathgate GC, West Lothian.
Turned Pro:1995 (+4 hcp)
Played as the Hero Indian Open (March 28-31; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Masahiro Kawamura (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Gallacher (Scot). [DLF G&CC, New Delhi, India].
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 30-Feb 2; European Tour event). Second-placed Emiliano Grillo (Arg) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Stephen Gallacher (Scot). [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
Played as the Omega Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 31-Feb 3; European Tour event). Second-placed Richard Sterne (RSA) finished 3 shots behind Stephen Gallacher (Scot), who recorded his second European Tour win, coming 9 years after the first. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].
Played as the Dunhill Links Championship (Oct 7-10). 29-year-old Stephen Gallacher (Scot) beat Graeme McDowell (N.Ire) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his first European Tour win. [Old Course, St Andrews, Fife. Earlier rounds of this pro-am event also played at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns].
Played as the European Amateur Championship. Second-placed Gordon Sherry (Scot) and Lee James (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Gallacher (Scot). [Aura Golf, Ruissalo, nr Turku, Finland].
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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