Born:June 2, 1949 in Melbourne, Australia.
Original/Home Club:Royal Melbourne GC (first as a caddie).
Senior MAJORS (1): Snr Players Ch'ship (2002). Multiple winner on the European, Champions and international tours.
Ginn grew up living alongside the Royal Melbourne Golf Club; he started caddying there as a 10-year-old. 20 years later he won the Australian PGA Championship there, eclipsing Australia's Bob Shearer and New Zealand's Bob Charles by three shots.
Played as the inaugural (and only) Azores Senior Open (March 28-30). Second-placed Nick Job (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Ginn (Aus), who recorded his first and only European Seniors Tour win. [Batalha GC, Ponta del Gada, Azores].
Played as the Ford Senior Players Championship (July 11-14). Second-placed Jim Thorpe (USA), Hubert Green (USA) and Mike McCullough (USA) finished 1 shot behind Ginn (Aus). [TPC Michigan, Dearborn, Detroit, Mich.].
Played as the Wills Indian Open. Aaron Meeks (USA) finished 2 shots behind Ginn (Aus), who recorded his first win in the event after more than 10 years of trying. [Royal Calcutta GC, Kolkata, West Bengal, India].
Played as the Rothmans Malaysian Masters (Asia/Aus Trs event). Nandasena Perera (Sri Lanka) finished in second place behind Ginn (Aus). [Old course, Royal Selangor GC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia].
Played as the Malaysian Open (25th). Second-placed Brian Jones (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Ginn (Aus). [Old course, Royal Selangor GC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia].
Played as the Mayne Nickless Australian PGA Ch'ship. Bob Shearer (Aus) and Bob Charles (NZ) finished in second place behind Ginn (Aus).
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 6-9). Second-placed Simon Owen (NZ) finished 3 shots behind Ginn (Aus). [St Clair GC, Dunedin, NZ].
Played as the Malaysian Open. Won by Ginn (Aus). [Old course, Royal Selangor GC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia].
Played as the Martini International (June 5-8). Second-placed Brian Huggett (Wales) finished 1 shot behind Ginn (Aus), who recorded his first (and only) European Tour win. [Pannal GC, Pannal, nr Harrogate, N Yorks].
Ginn (Aus) won the inaugural Australia/NZ Tour Order of Merit.
European Tour: 2021 marks the 50th and last season of the world renowned European Tour, launched in April 1972 at the Spanish Open. From 2022 the Tour will be sponsored by Dubai-based global supply chain and ports operator DP World, and will be known as the DP World Tour.
South African Open: December 2021 events in South Africa have again been impacted by the Covid pandemic. The South African Open (Dec 2-5) will no longer be played as a DP World Tour event, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12) has been cancelled.
Bernhard Langer: at age 64, Langer collected a record sixth Charles Schwab Cup, the only player to have won the season-long points chase more than twice. He also topped the PGA Tour Champions money-list for the 11th time out of a possible 13 since 2008.
Carlota Ciganda: the five-time Solheim Cup star was delighted to record a fourth Ladies European Tour win in her home national championship, the Ladies Spanish Open.
Lee Elder: Trailblazer, Ryder Cup player, four-time PGA Tour winner and eight-time Senior PGA Tour winner, Lee Elder died on November 28, aged 87. In 1975 he became the first African American golfer to play in the Masters tournament, and in so doing provided one of the pivotal moments in the history of professional golf.
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
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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