Golf Birthdays: July 6-7

July 6

Bradley Dredge turns 42. Dredge has two career European Tour wins – the 2003 Madeira Islands Open and the 2006 Omega European Masters. He finished tied for 27th at the 2001 Open Championship.

Lindy Miller, who finished tied for 16th at the Masters as an amateur in1978, turns 58.  He was a four-year All-American at Oklahoma State and won one tour in his career.

July 7

Tony Jacklin, a two-time Major winner, turns 71. He won 29 professional tournaments, including four on the PGA Tour and eight on the European Tour.  In 1969, he became the first Brit to win the Open in 18 years with a 68-70-70-72 – 280 to win by two strokes. In 1970, he became the first Englishman to win the US Open in 50 years,  blowing away the field to win by seven strokes with a 71-70-70-70-281.


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