Name:Brandie A. Burton
Born:Jan 8, 1972 in San Bernardino, California.
Original/Home Club:Arrowhead CC, San Bernardino, CA.
Occupation:Professional golfer; softball coach.
MAJORS (2): du Maurier Classic (1993, '98). Solheim Cup player (1992, '94, '96, '98, 2000). Curtis Cup player (1990). Total LPGA Tour wins (5).
Former LPGA Tour player, who played her last full season on the Tour in 2010.
Played as the du Maurier Classic (Jul 30-Aug 2). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Brandie Burton (USA), who recorded her second win in this event. This was also her second major championship victory, and last of her five LPGA Tour wins. [Essex G&CC, LaSalle, Windsor, Ontario].
Played as the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic (July 2-4). Second-placed Hollis Stacy (USA) finished 1 shot behind Brandie Burton (USA), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Highland Meadows GC, Sylvania, nr Toledo, Ohio].
Played as the Safeco Classic. Second-placed Rosie Jones (USA) finished 1 shot behind Burton (USA). [Meridian Valley CC, Kent, nr Seattle, WA].
Played as the du Maurier Classic (Jul 30-Aug 2). Brandie Burton (USA) beat Betsy King (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record the first of her two major championship wins. [London H&CC, London, Ontario].
Played as the PING/Welch's Championship. Second-placed Dale Eggeling (USA) and Beth Daniel (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Burton (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].
Burton (USA) won the LPGA Tour 1991 Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Award based on a points accumulation for finishes in Tour events. Burton finished 22nd on the LPGA money list, with earnings of $176,412.
Played as the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship. Burton (USA) beat Camie Hoshino (USA) by 1 hole in the final. [Pine Needles Lodge & GC, Southern Pines, NC].
European Tour: 2021 marks the 50th and last season of the world renowned European Tour, launched in April 1972 at the Spanish Open. From 2022 the Tour will be sponsored by Dubai-based global supply chain and ports operator DP World, and will be known as the DP World Tour.
South African Open: December 2021 events in South Africa have again been impacted by the Covid pandemic. The South African Open (Dec 2-5) will no longer be played as a DP World Tour event, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12) has been cancelled.
Bernhard Langer: at age 64, Langer collected a record sixth Charles Schwab Cup, the only player to have won the season-long points chase more than twice. He also topped the PGA Tour Champions money-list for the 11th time out of a possible 13 since 2008.
Carlota Ciganda: the five-time Solheim Cup star was delighted to record a fourth Ladies European Tour win in her home national championship, the Ladies Spanish Open.
Lee Elder: Trailblazer, Ryder Cup player, four-time PGA Tour winner and eight-time Senior PGA Tour winner, Lee Elder died on November 28, aged 87. In 1975 he became the first African American golfer to play in the Masters tournament, and in so doing provided one of the pivotal moments in the history of professional golf.
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
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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