Name:Hilary Lunke (née Homeyer)
Born:June 7, 1979 in Edina, Minnesota.
MAJORS (1): US Women's Open (2003).
In her six year playing career as a professional, Lunke recorded just one victory, which just happened to be in the U.S. Women's Open in 2003. With her husband Tylar on the bag, she prevailed over fellow Americans Kelly Robbins and Angela Stanford in a playoff.
The US Women's Open (58th) (July 3-7). Lunke (USA) beat Angela Stanford (USA) and Kelly Robbins (USA) in an 18-hole playoff: Lunke 70 (-1), Stanford 71 (E), Robbins 73 (+2). This was Lunke's first LPGA Tour win, and the first time the US Women's Open was won by a qualifier. [Witch Hollow course, Pumpkin Ridge GC, nr Portland, OR].
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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