Golf Birthdays: July 15-16

July 15

Stephen Dodd, a three-time European Tour winner, turns 49. His three wins all came in a three-year span in his late 30s as he won the Volvo China Open in 2004, the Nissan Irish Open in 2005 and the Smurfit Kappa European Open in 2006.

Dicky Pride, winner of the 1994 Fed Ex St. Jude Classic turns 46.

Germany’s Marcel Siem, a four-time European Tour winner, turns 35. His biggest win to date is the BMW Masters on the Race to Dubai Tour in November of 2014. He finished tie for 12th at the 2014 US Open.

July 16

Thomas Aiken, the South African who has won three times on the European Tour, turns 32. His most recent win was the 2014 Africa Open.  He has finished in the Top 10 of The Open Championship twice between 2009 and 2012.

Adam Scott, who held the No. 1 ranking from May to August of 2014, turns 35. Scott has 11 PGA wins and nine European Tour wins, the biggest of all coming at the 2013 Masters. He became the first Australian to win at Augusta, sinking a 15-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to defeat Angel Cabrera.

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