Who's who: Jerilyn Britz

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Who's who: Jerilyn Britz

  • Name:

    Jerilyn Britz
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Jan 1, 1943 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1974

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Women's Open (1979). One other LPGA Tour win.

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 1999.

Top tournaments won by Jerilyn Britz

1980
America
Bent Tree CC, TX
139 (-5)
$22,500
Mary Kay

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Britz, Jerilyn

Venue

Bent Tree CC, TX

Score

139 (-5)

Prize money

$22,500

Title sponsor

Mary Kay

Played as the Mary Kay Classic. Britz (USA) beat Nancy Lopez (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record the second of her two LPGA Tour wins. [Bent Tree CC, Dallas, Texas].

1979
Majors
Brooklawn CC
284 (E)
$19,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Britz, Jerilyn

Venue

Brooklawn CC

Score

284 (E)

Prize money

$19,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Women's Open (34th) (July 12-15). Second-placed Debbie Massey (USA) and Sandra Palmer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Britz (USA), who recorded her first and only major championship win. [Brooklawn CC, Fairfield, Conn.].

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