Born:May 11, 1950 in Grosse Point, Michigan.
Occupation:Ski instructor; professional golfer.
LPGA Tour wins (3). LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year (1977). British Women's Open winner (1980, '81), before it became a major championship in 2001.
Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 1995.
Played as the Mazda Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Danielle Ammaccapane (USA) and Caroline Keggi (USA) finished in second place behind Massey (USA). Reduced to 36 holes due to bad weather. [Musashigaoka CC, Hanno, Saitama, Japan].
Played as the Pretty Polly Women's British Open (July 29-Aug 1). Second-placed Belle Robertson (Scot, amateur) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Debbie Massey (USA). [Northumberland GC, Gosforth Park, nr Newcastle upon Tyne].
Played as the Pretty Polly Women's British Open (July 23-26). Second-placed Belle Robertson (Scot) and Marta Figueras-Dotti (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Massey (USA). [East course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
Played as the Wheeling Classic. Massey (USA) beat Betsy King (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record her second LPGA Tour win. [Jones course, Speidel GC, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV].
Played as the Mizuno Japan Classic (LPGA & Jpn LPGA Trs event). Hollis Stacy (USA) finished in second place behind Massey (USA). [Hanayashiki GC, Miki, Hyogo, Japan].
Massey (USA) won the LPGA Tour 1977 Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player.
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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