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].
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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