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 Bell Canadian Open (Sept 4-7). Second-placed Greg Norman (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Steve Jones (USA), who won this event for the second time. [Blue course, Royal Montreal GC, Ile Bizard, Montreal].
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].
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 22-25). Second-placed Clark Burroughs (USA), Mark Calcavecchia (USA) and Mike Hulbert (USA) finished 2 shots behind Steve Jones (USA), who recorded his third PGA Tour win in 1989. [Glen Abbey GC, Oakville, nr Toronto, Ont.].
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 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 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].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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