Golf Birthdays: June 29 – July 1

June 29

Mark Hensby, also known as The Forgotten man of Australian Golf, turns 43. Hensby won the 2004 John Deere Classic and the 2005 Scandinavian Masters.  In 2005 he finished tied for fifth at the Masters and tied for third at the US Open.

June 30

Roger Maltbie, a five-time PGA winner who is the on-course analyst for NBC sports, turns 64.  His first win came in 1975, his last a decade later.  In 1987, he finished tied for fourth at The Majors, missing a four-way playoff with Lary Mize, Seve Ballesteros, and Greg Norman by one stroke.  He has worked for NBC Sports since 1991.

Chris Starkjohann turns 59. He has one win on the Tour and is a current player on the Champions Tour.

July 1

Mike Reid, the first golfer to win $1 million at a single event, turns 61. He won two PGA events in his career, and finished second at the 1989 PGA Championship, falling apart on the final three holes. He went bogey, double bogey, par on the final three holes to lose the title to Payne Stewart.

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