Name:Thomas Daniel "Tom" Weiskopf
Born:Nov 9, 1942 in Massillon, Stark County, Ohio.
Original/Home Club:Massillon, Ohio
Occupation:Professional golfer, course designer, TV commentator.
Played as the Pittsburgh Senior Classic (June 7-9). Second-placed J.C. Snead (USA) and Brian Barnes (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Weiskopf (USA), who recorded the last of his four Snr PGA Tour wins. [Quicksilver GC, Midway, nr Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania].
Played as the SBC Dominion Seniors (March 29-31). Second-placed Bob Dickson (USA), Gary Player (RSA) and Graham Marsh (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Weiskopf (USA). [Dominion CC, San Antonio, Texas].
The US Senior Open (Jun 29-Jul 2). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 4 shots behind Weiskopf (USA). [Blue course, Congressional CC, Bethesda, Maryland].
Played as the Franklin Quest Championship. First-time US Snr Tr winner Weiskopf (USA) beat Dave Stockton (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Park Meadows CC, Park City, nr Salt Lake City, Utah].
Played as the Chrysler Cup (individual prize) (Feb 26-28; lowest individual 54-hole score during USA vs Internationals senior professional team event; eight players per team). Won by the USA team. Weiskopf (USA), playing in his first Snr PGA Tour event, pocketed an additional $55,000 for the lowest individual 54-hole score: 202 (-14). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) and George Archer (USA) finished 4 shots behind Weiskopf. [TPC Prestancia, Sarasota, Florida].
Played as the Western Open (July 1-4). Second-placed Larry Nelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Weiskopf (USA), who recorded the last of his 16 PGA Tour wins. [Butler National GC, Oak Brook, IL].
Played as the inaugural LaJet Classic (Sept 17-20). Second-placed Gil Morgan (USA) finished 2 shots behind Weiskopf (USA), who recorded his fifteenth PGA Tour win. [Fairway Oaks CC, Abilene, TX. Now known as the Fairway course, Abilene CC].
Played as the Benson & Hedges International Open (Aug 20-23). Second-placed Eamonn Darcy (Ire) and Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Weiskopf (USA), who recorded the second of his two European Tour wins. [Fulford GC, York, North Yorkshire].
Played as the Argentine Open (Abierto de la Republica/Argentina). Alberto Rivadeneira (Arg) finished in second place behind Weiskopf (USA). [Olivos GC, Pablo Nogués, Buenos Aires].
Played as the Doral-Eastern Open
Played as the Kemper Open. Second-placed George Burns (USA) and Bill Rogers (USA) finished 2 shots behind Weiskopf (USA). [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].
Played as the Canadian Open. Weiskopf (USA) beat Jack Nicklaus (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Blue course, Royal Montreal GC, Ile Bizard, Montreal].
Played as the Greater Greensboro Open (April 3-6). Second-placed Al Geiberger (USA) finished 3 shots behind Weiskopf (USA). [Sedgefield CC, Greensboro, NC].
Played as the World Series of Golf (Sept 8/9; unofficial four-man 36-hole exhibition event for the season's four major championship winners). First (on 137): Tom Weiskopf (USA; British Open). Second (140): Jack Nicklaus (USA; US PGA) and Johnny Miller (USA; US Open). Fourth (149): Tommy Aaron (USA; Masters). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
Played as the Beck's PGA Championship. Won by Weiskopf (USA). [The Wanderers GC, Ilovo, Johannesburg, RSA].
The Open Championship (102nd) (July 11-14). Second-placed Johnny Miller (USA) and Neil Coles (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Weiskopf (USA). [Old Course, Royal Troon GC, Troon, Ayrshire].
Played as the Canadian Open. Second-placed Forrest Fezler (USA) finished 2 shots behind Weiskopf (USA). [Vallée du Richelieu GC, Sainte-Julie, nr Montreal, Québec].
Played as the Colonial National Invitation. Second-placed Bruce Crampton (Aus) and defending champion Jerry Heard (USA) finished 1 shot behind Weiskopf (USA). [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
Played as the Kemper Open. Second-placed Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 3 shots behind Weiskopf (USA), who won this event for the second time in three years. [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].
Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic.
Played as the Piccadilly World Match Play Championship (Oct 12-14; field of eight players). Weiskopf (USA) beat Lee Trevino (USA) 4 and 3 in the 36-hole final. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
Played as the inaugural Jackie Gleason Inverrary Classic (Feb 24-27). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 1 shot behind Weiskopf (USA), who posted his fifth PGA Tour win. [East course, Inverrary CC, Ft Lauderdale, FL].
Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic.
Played as the Kemper Open. Weiskopf (USA) beat Dale Douglass (USA), Gary Player (RSA) and Lee Trevino (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].
Played as the Andy Williams San Diego Open Invitational (Feb 8-11). Second-placed Al Geiberger (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Weiskopf (USA). [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].
Played as the Buick Open Invitational. Second-placed Mike Hill (USA) finished 1 shot behind Weiskopf (USA). [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
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