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].
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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