Who's who in golf - Barry Lane


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Name: - Barry Lane
Country: - England
Born : - June 21st, 1960 in Hayes, County of Middlesex, England.
Original Home/Club: - Downshire GC, Bracknell.
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1976 (aged 16)

Roll of Honour

Ryder Cup player (1993). European Tour wins (5) and multiple wins on the European Snr Tour. World Championship of Golf winner (1995).


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Lane turned professional in 1976 aged 16, and became a regular player on the European Tour from 1986. In addition to five wins on the European Tour, he also won the 1995 Andersen Consulting World Championship of Golf, collecting the then huge first-prize of $1,000,000. This event was a precursor to the WGC Accenture Match Play.


Top tournaments won by Barry Lane

2017Snr EuropeWillow Snr ClassicHanbury Manor194 (-22)€59,586
Played as the Willow Senior Golf Classic (Aug 25-27). Second-placed Gary Orr (Scot) finished 5 shots behind Lane (Eng). Lane's 12-under-par 60 in his second round, established a new record low score and low round to par for the European Senior Tour. [Hanbury Manor CC, Ware, Herts].
2016Snr EuropeTour Championship (Eurpn Snrs)Belle Mare Plage202 (-14)€69,074
Played as the MCB Tour Championship (Dec 9-11; Eurpn Snr Tr season-ending event). Second-placed Paul Broadhurst (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Lane (Eng), who recorded his fifth European Senior Tour win. [Legend course, Constance Belle Mare Plage, Post de Flacq, Mauritius].
2012Snr EuropeWales Snr OpenConwy (Caernarvonshire)209 (-7)€47,591
Played as the Speedy Services Wales Senior Open (Aug 24-26). Second-placed Philip Golding (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Lane (Eng). [Conwy (Caernarvonshire) GC, Conwy, N Wales].
2011Snr EuropeCasa Serena OpenCasa Serena GC198 (-15)€60,000
Played as the Casa Serena Open (Sept 16-18). Second-placed Peter Fowler (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Lane (Eng). [Casa Serena Golf, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic].
2011Snr EuropeScottish Snr OpenFairmont St Andrews202 (-14)€42,930
Played as the Cleveland Golf/Srixon Scottish Senior Open (Aug 19-21). Second-placed Gary Koch (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lane (Eng), who recorded his second straight win in this event. [Torrance course, Fairmont St Andrews, Fife].
2010Snr EuropeScottish Snr OpenFairmont St Andrews212 (-4)€45,847
Played as the Cleveland Golf/Srixon Scottish Senior Open (Aug 20-22). Second-placed Jim Rhodes (Eng) and defending champion Glenn Ralph (Eng) finished 4 shots behind first-time European Snr Tour winner Lane (Eng). [Torrance course, Fairmont St Andrews, Fife].
2004Men EuropeBritish MastersForest of Arden272 (-16)€395,123
Played as the Daily Telegraph Damovo British Masters (May 6-9). Second-placed Ángel Cabrera (Arg) and Eduardo Romero (Arg) finished 3 shots behind Lane (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win for over ten years. [Arden course, Forest of Arden CC, Meriden, nr Birmingham].
1995Men AmericaWorld Championship (AC)Grayhawk 2-up$1,000,000
Played as the inaugural Andersen Consulting World Championship of Golf (Dec 30/31; four-player final event that followed four regional qualifiers played earlier in the season). Lane (Eng) beat David Frost (RSA) by 2 holes in the 36-hole final. Previous day's semi-finals: Lane bt Massy Kuramoto (Jpn) 2-up; Frost bt Mark McCumber (USA) 2 and 1. [Grayhawk GC, Scottsdale, AZ].
1994Men EuropeBalearic OpenSon Vida269 (-19)£41,616
Played as the Turespana Open de Baleares. Second-placed and defending champion Jim Payne (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Lane (Eng). [Golf Son Vida, nr Palma, Mallorca].
1993Men EuropeEuropean MastersCrans-sur-Sierre270 (-18)£102,960
Played as the Canon European Masters (combined with the Swiss Open). Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) and Miguel Angel Jimenez (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Lane (Eng). [GC Crans-sur-Sierre, Crans-Montana, Switzerland].
1992Men EuropeGerman MastersStuttgarter GC272 (-16)£100,000
Played as the Mercedes German Masters. Second-placed Ian Woosnam (Wales), Rodger Davis (Aus) and defending champion Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 2 shots behind Lane (Eng). [Stuttgarter GC Solitude, Mönsheim, nr Stuttgart].
1988Men EuropeScottish OpenGleneagles271 (-13)£41,660
Played as Bell's Scottish Open. Second-placed Sandy Lyle (Scot) and Jose Rivero (Esp) finished 3 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Lane (Eng). [Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire].
1983Men AmericaJamaica OpenCaymanas G&CC285 (-3)J$25,000
Played as the Jamaica Open (Nov 9-12). Second-placed Jeff Lewis (USA) finished 1 shot behind Lane (Eng). [Caymanas G&CC, nr Spanish Town, Jamaica].

 

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