Born:April 25, 1958 in Arcata, California.
MAJORS (1): US LPGA Championship (1997). Solheim Cup player (1998). Total professional wins 15, including LPGA Tour (9), Japan Tour (1).
Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 2008. Also played under the name Chris Johnson from 1980 thru' 1985.
The McDonald's LPGA Championship (43rd) (May 15-18). Johnson (USA) beat Leta Lindley (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole (par-4 10th). This was Johnson's eighth LPGA Tour win and first (and only) major championship win. [DuPont CC, Wilmington, Delaware].
Played as the Safeway LPGA Golf Championship (Sept 5-7). Second-placed Lisa Hackney (Eng) and Kim Saiki (USA) finished 1 shot behind Christa Johnson (USA), who recorded the last of her nine LPGA Tour wins. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].
Played as the Star Bank LPGA Classic in conjunction with The Children's Medical Centre (May 19-21). Second-placed Juli Inkster (USA) finished 1 shot behind Johnson (USA). [CC of the North, Beavercreek, Dayton, Ohio].
Played as the PING/Welch's Championship. Second-placed Kris Tschetter (USA) finished 4 shots behind Johnson (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].
Played as the Atlantic City Classic (June 14-17). Second-placed Pamela Wright (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Christa Johnson (USA), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Greate Bay CC, Somers Point, NJ; at the time known as Sands CC].
Played as the Columbia Savings LPGA National Pro-Am. Second-placed Shirley Furlong (USA) finished 5 shots behind Christa "Chris" Johnson (USA). [Lone Tree GC nr Denver, Colorado; earlier rounds also at Meridian GC].
Played as the GNA/Glendale Federal Classic. Second-placed Jane Geddes (USA) finished 2 shots behind Johnson (USA). [Oakmont CC, Glendale, nr Los Angeles, California].
Played as the Samaritan Turquoise Classic. Second-placed Patty Hayes (USA) finished 5 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Johnson (USA). [Arizona Biltmore GC, Phoenix, Arizona].
Played as the Tucson Conquistadores Open. Second-placed Lauri Peterson (USA) finished 6 shots behind Johnson (USA), who claimed her second LPGA Tour win. [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
New course opens for play at Barnbougle
Bill Coore designs 14-hole layout with “sporty” holes on dune ridge above Lost Farm.
New links course planned for Scottish Highlands. Landowner aims to appoint a ‘world-class architect’ to work on site next to Cromarty Firth.
New Faldo Design layout in Vietnam set for summer completion. Nine holes of the course at Thanh Lanh are routed across a the lake peninsula.
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