Name:Judith A. "Judy" Kimball
Born:June 17, 1938 in Sioux City, Iowa.
Original/Home Club:Morningside CC (closed in 2001).
MAJORS (1): US LPGA Championship (1962). Total LPGA Tour wins (3).
Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 1988. Known as Judy Kimball-Simon after her marriage in 1982.
Played as the inaugural LPGA Team Championship (July 15-17). Second-placed team of Judy Rankin (USA) & Marlene Hagge (USA) finished 2 shots behind Kathy Whitworth (USA) & Judy Kimball (USA). [New Seabury CC, Mashpee, MA; first round played at Eastward Ho! CC, Chatham, MA].
Played as the O'Sullivan Ladies Open. Margie Masters finished in second place behind Kimball.
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].
The LPGA Championship (8th) (Oct 4-7). Second-placed Shirley Spork (USA) finished 4 shots behind 24-year-old Kimball (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 American Women's Open.
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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