In the final round of the 2015 Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club, Ian Woosnam birdied the first playoff hole against Tom Lehman and Kenny Perry to secure his first career Champions Tour victory.
In the 2015 Insperity Invitational, Ian Woosnam sinks a 30-foot birdie putt in a sudden-death playoff to defeat Kenny Perry and Tom Lehman at The Woodlands Country Club to claim his first win on the Champions Tour.
Ian Woosnam sticks his second from 140 yards at the par4 16th in the first round of the 2009 Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.
"Woosie," winner of the 1991 Masters Tournament, sat atop the Official World Golf Rankings for 50 weeks throughout 1991 and 1992. His sterling play led him to represent Europe in eight consecutive Ryder Cup teams from 1983 to 1997. Watch as Ian Woosnam is enshrined into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
In the opening round of the 2015 Dick’s Sporting Goods Open, Gene Sauers and Paul Goydos posts a 6-under 66 to grab a share of the lead over John Huston and Ian Woosnam .
In the opening round of the 2015 Greater Gwinnett Championship, Joey Sindelar, Tommy Armour III, Gary Hallberg, Ian Woosnam and Olin Browne sit int the lead at 4-under par as play was suspended due to rain.
In the second round of the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge, Sandy Lyle and Ian Woosnam finish the day in the lead after carding a 6-under 64.
In the opening round of the 2017 Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge, four aces were fired off and the team of Fred Funk and Jeff Sluman dominated the course with their impressive 10-under run to hold a 5-shot lead.
He’s known about the induction for nearly 18 months. He even visited the World Hall of Fame in St. Augustine, Florida, to get ideas for his exhibit and the locker that will be there in perpetuity. But Monday night, the magnitude of what he’s accomplished really hit home for Davis Love III. There he was, with fellow inductees Lorena Ochoa Reyes, Meg Mallon and Ian Woosnam , at a dinner at One World Observatory, a stunning venue with sweeping views of New York City that is nestled atop the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. A host of other Hall of Famers were there to welcome them into the exclusive club. “It was like the ultimate class reunion,” Love said. His son Drew got to talk fitness with Gary Player, who toasted the incoming Hall of Famers, while Chi Chi Rodriguez gave the 23-year-old advice on his swing. Many pictures – the cell phone variety and other more official ones – were taken during the convivial evening of good cheer. “My wife, Robin, said, ‘You know, we're going to get to do this every year,’” Love said. “To have that kind of setting that we're going to be part of this class, this group, this club, for the rest of our lives. “It was an incredible night.” Tuesday night’s induction at the Cipriani Wall Street provided a more formal recognition of the class of five that also includes the late British journalist and broadcaster, Henry Longhurst. During the morning’s teleconference, Love, Mallon, Ochoa and Woosnam reflected on some of the highlights of their careers. Love first saw the World Golf Hall of Fame when it was housed in a building behind the fourth green at Pinehurst No. 2. He noticed it while he was playing the course as a kid but he never went in until recently in St. Augustine, where the Hall relocated and reopened in 1998. And even as he was compiling a resume that includes 21 PGA TOUR victories, among them the 1997 PGA Championship and two PLAYERS Championships, Love didn’t get ahead of himself. It wasn’t until his good friend Fred Couples was inducted in 2013 that Love started thinking he might be Hall of Fame material, too. “I guess I really thought I might get in, or it was actually a goal after Freddie Couples' induction ceremony,” Love said. “I always looked up to Freddie and tried to hit it as far as him and be as cool as him but it never worked. “To think when he got in and he gave his speech and he mentioned me a few times -- we're basically the same year and did the same things in the game, and that's when I realized I might actually get in.” Love has been a mainstay of the U.S. in international team competition – playing on six Presidents Cup and six Ryder Cup teams. He will spend the rest of the week at nearby Liberty National working as an assistant to Steve Stricker for the U.S. Presidents Cup team, his second such stint, and has captained two of the last three American Ryder Cup squads. A year ago, Love made the difficult decision to leave Bubba Watson, then ranked seventh in the world but not playing his best golf at the time, off his victorious U.S. squad at Hazeltine National. Watson was disappointed by wanted to contribute, asking if he could be an assistant, and Love gladly accepted. “He said, ‘(I) want to be in the Hall of Fame and I want to be a Ryder Cup captain. They are really the same thing,’” Love recalled. “And to think that I have done that over the last few years is just an incredible blessing. I just hope this class can carry forward what the classes behind us have done and grow the Hall of Fame.” Ochoa Reyes, who started playing golf at the age of 5 in Guadalajara, Mexico, accomplished a great deal in an abbreviated career. She won 27 times, including two majors, in seven years before retiring in 2010 to start a family and continue her charitable works at the age of 28. She spent 158 weeks as No. 1 in the world, including the week she retired. “It's great to see the change in the game,” Ochoa Ryes said. “Today in my country, there are many, many boys and girls playing. More than a hundred players are playing in the different schools. They have a scholarship in the States. I think we are going in the right direction, and so it's great to be able to help in that way and make a change and have more golfers representing México in the different tours.” Woosnam , who won the 1991 Masters and played on eight European Ryder Cup teams, has been in New York City since Friday, doing a little sightseeing before the festivities began. He won 42 times around the world and twice on the PGA TOUR. The Welshman was part of a stellar group of five European golfers all born within 12 months of each other – joining Nick Faldo, Sandy Lyle, Bernhard Langer and Seve Ballesteros. Now they are all in the World Golf Hall of Fame. “(I am) very excited and very emotional the closer we get to being inducted into the Hall of Game with the greatest players ever,” the diminutive Welshman said. “It’s a big deal.” Mallon retired the same year as Ochoa Reyes but had played the LPGA Tour for 23 years. She won 18 times, including four major championships, two of which were U.S. Opens captured 13 years apart. She played on eight Solheim Cups and captained the team in 2013. Among Mallon’s favorite memories is the birdie putt she made on the 72nd hole of the 1991 LPGA Championship. It was her first major title, two weeks before she won her second, and Mallon converted when Pat Bradley and Ayako Oakamoto, who joined her in the final group that day, couldn’t. “It was the storybook where all three of us had a chance to win a major and I was the last one to putt,” Mallon recalled. “… It was a 10-footer to win a major, and you know, when you make the putt like that and you get to jump into your caddie's arms and have that moment, it was really cool.” Monday’s dinner and Tuesday’s induction were, too.
In the second round of the 2015 Encompass Championship, Jerry Smith hangs onto solo lead after carding an 8-under 64 and has a three shot lead heading into Sunday.
In the opening round of the 2015 Encompass Championship, Lee Janzen, Brad Bryant and Fred Funk share the early lead at 7-under with an opening 65.
In the opening round of the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge, John Cook and Joey Sindelar card 10 birdies on their way to shooting 60 and setting the pace at 10-under par.