Name:Steven Glen "Steve" Jones
Born:Dec 27, 1958 in Artesia, New Mexico.
Played as the Quad City Classic (July 9-12). Second-placed Scott Gump (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jones (USA), who recorded the last of his eight PGA Tour wins. [Oakwood CC, Coal Valley, Quad Cities, IL].
Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 23-26). Second-placed Jesper Parnevik (Swe) finished 11 shots behind Jones (USA). [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].
Played as the Bell Canadian Open (Sept 4-7). Second-placed Greg Norman (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Jones (USA). [Blue course, Royal Montreal GC, Ile Bizard, Montreal].
The US Open (96th) (June 13-16). Second-placed Tom Lehman (USA) and Davis Love III (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time major championship winner Jones (USA). Jones won a playoff in a regional qualifier to earn a place in this US Open. [South course, Oakland Hills CC, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan].
Played as the Canadian Open (June 21-25). Second-placed Clark Burroughs (USA), Mark Calcavecchia (USA) and Mike Hulbert (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jones (USA). [Glen Abbey GC, Oakville, nr Toronto, Ont.].
Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Jan 11-15). Jones (USA) beat Paul Azinger (USA) and Sandy Lyle (Scot) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to secure back-to-back wins in the first two PGA Tour events of 1989. [Bermuda Dunes CC, Coachella Valley, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Indian Wells CC; Eldorado CC; PGA West (Palmer Private)].
Played as the MONY Tournament of Champions (Jan 5-8; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed David Frost (RSA) and Jay Haas (USA) finished 3 shots behind Jones (USA). [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].
Played as the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am (Feb 4-7). First-time PGA Tour winner Jones (USA) beat Bob Tway (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Pebble Beach Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Cypress Point Club and Spyglass Hill GC].
Played as the JCPenney Classic (Dec 3-6; two-person team event; one PGA Tr, one LPGA Tr). Second-placed Mark McCumber (USA) & Debbie Massey (USA) finished 2 shots behind winning team of Steve Jones (USA) & Jane Crafter (Aus/USA). [Bardmoor CC, Largo, FL].
PGA Championship: the first men’s major of the year will be contested at TPC Harding Park, without spectators being present (Aug 6-9).
European Senior (Staysure) Tour: the Europe-based over-50s tour for men has taken the reluctant step of cancelling the entire 2020 season, based on the additional coronavirus risk associated with the age demographic of the players.
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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