Who's who: Barbara McIntire

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Who's who: Barbara McIntire

  • Name:

    Barbara Joy McIntire
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Jan 12, 1935 in Toledo, Ohio.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Amateur golfer; senior USGA administrator.
  • Turned Pro:

    n/a

Roll of Honour

Amateur MAJORS (3): US Women's Amateur (1959, '64); Ladies British Amateur (1960). Curtis Cup player (1958, '60, '62, '64, '66, '72).

Did you know?

One of the greatest amateur golfers of the post-Second World War era. In 1959 she won the US Women's Amateur title, and the following year the British Ladies Amateur, becoming one of only eight players to smultaneously hold both titles.

Top tournaments won by Barbara McIntire

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

McIntire, Barbara

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Women's Amateur Championship (64th). McIntire (USA) beat JoAnne Gunderson (USA, later JoAnne Carner) 3 and 2 in the final. [Prairie Dunes CC, Hutchinson, Kansas].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

McIntire, Barbara

Score

4 & 2

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (57th). McIntire (USA) beat Philomena Garvey (Ire) 4 and 2 in the final. [Royal St David's GC, Harlech, Gwynedd].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

McIntire, Barbara

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Women's Amateur Championship (59th). McIntire (USA) beat Joanne Goodwin (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Congressional CC, Bethesda, Maryland].

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