Name:Barbara Joy McIntire
Born:Jan 12, 1935 in Toledo, Ohio.
Occupation:Amateur golfer; senior USGA administrator.
Amateur MAJORS (3): US Women's Amateur (1959, '64); Ladies British Amateur (1960). Curtis Cup player (1958, '60, '62, '64, '66, '72).
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.
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].
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].
The US Women's Amateur Championship (59th). McIntire (USA) beat Joanne Goodwin (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Congressional CC, Bethesda, Maryland].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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