Lived:[1949-1996]. Born on May 7, 1949 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Died on July 6, 1996 in Fountain Hills, Arizona (aged 47).
Occupation:Professional golfer and golf instructor.
MAJORS (1): US LPGA Championship (1972). Total LPGA Tour wins (3).
Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 1991.
The Eve LPGA Championship (18th) (June 8-11). Second-placed Jane Blalock (USA) finished 6 shots behind Ahern (USA), who recorded her first and only major championship win. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].
Played as the George Washington Ladies Classic. Second-placed Sandra Haynie (USA) finished 1 shot behind Ahern (USA), who recorded the last of her three LPGA Tour wins. [Hidden Spring GC, Horsham, Pennsylvania; now called Commonwealth Natl GC].
Played as the Southgate Ladies Open. Judy Rankin finished in second place behind Ahern.
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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