Golf Birthdays: April 11-14

April 11

American Roland Thatcher turns 38. He grew up in a house right off the fifth hole of the TPC Woodlands outside Houston. He won three tournaments in his career.

April 12

American Steve Friesen turns 38. He has won Tour win and five Canadian victories in his career.

April 13

Sweden’s Pelle Edberg, who finished tied for 12th at the 2007 Open Championship, turns 36. Edberg has five professional wins and is currently a member of the European Tour.

Davis Love III, who has 20 career PGA Tour wins including the 1997 PGA Championship, turns 51. Love is in his 30th year on the PGA Tour, and has finished in the top four at all four Majors, with runner-up finishes twice at The Masters and once at the US Open. He entered the final round of the 1997 PGA Championship tied with reigning Open Championship winner Justin Leonard at 7-under, then matched his first round with a 4-under 66 to win the tournament by five strokes. He spent 450 weeks in the Top 10, peaking at No. 3 in the world.

April 14

Three-time European Tour winner David Horsey turns 30. Horsey most recently won the M2M Russian Open in 2014, and prior to that won the Trophee Hassan II in 2011 and the BMW International Open in 2010.

Three-time PGA winner Mike Hulbert turns 57. Hulbert’s wins came between 1986 and 1981 with two of them in playoffs. His best finish in a Major was a tie for sixth at the 1992 US Open.


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