Name:Gloria Jean Ehret
Born:Aug 23, 1941 in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
MAJORS (1): US LPGA Championship (1966). Total LPGA Tour wins (2).
Former LPGA Tour player, who played her last full season on the Tour in 1980.
Played as the Birmingham Classic. Ehret (USA) beat Betty Burfeindt (USA) and Clifford Ann Creed (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record the second of her two LPGA Tour wins. [Green Valley CC, Birmingham, Alabama].
The LPGA Championship (12th) (June 22-25). Second-placed Mickey Wright (USA) finished 3 shots behind Ehret (USA), who recorded her first and only major championship win. [Las Vegas National GC, Las Vegas, NV; at the time known as Stardust CC].
Played as the Yankee Women's Open (July 22-24). Second-placed Sandra Haynie (USA) & Gail Davis (USA) and Clifford Ann Creed (USA) & Margie Masters (USA) finished 6 shots behind the winning team of Gloria Ehret (USA) & Judy Kimball (USA), who collected the $4,000 team prize. [Atlas Valley CC, Grand Blanc, nr Flint, Michigan].
FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.
British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).
Anna Nordqvist: major championships aside, Solheim Cup stalwart Nordqvist notched up her first official Ladies European Tour win at the 2022 Ladies Dutch Open (aka Big Green Egg Open).
Cameron Smith: the Aussie PGA Tour player shot a blistering final round 64 to record his first major championship win at the home of golf in the 150th Open Championship.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Golf Son Gual is home to a course frequently rated the No.1 layout on the holiday island of Mallorca. Opening for play in 2007, this Thomas Himmel design combines the openness of a links-style layout with the stylish bunkering and not infrequent water hazards more typically associated with parkland courses.
Son Gual is located just a few kilometres from Palma (Mallorca). Palma's Old City shows clear influences from the city's Arab past.
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