Who's who: Murle Lindstrom

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Who's who: Murle Lindstrom

  • Name:

    Murle Lindstrom / Breer (née MacKenzie)
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Jan 20, 1939 in St Petersburgh, Florida.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer and golf instructor.
  • Turned Pro:

    1958

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Women's Open (1962). Total LPGA Tour wins (4).

Did you know?

Murle MacKenzie joined the LPGA Tour in 1958, aged 19. She later played under her married name of Murle Lindstrom from 1961 until 1969, the period in which she recorded her four LPGA Tour victories. In 1969, after marrying again, she played as Murle Breer. She retired from the LPGA Tour in 1984.

Top tournaments won by Murle Lindstrom

1979
America
267 (-21)
$36,000
JCPenney

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lindstrom, Murle

Score

267 (-21)

Prize money

$36,000

Title sponsor

JCPenney

Played as the JCPenney Mixed Team Classic (two-person team event; one PGA Tr, one LPGA Tr). Winning team: Dave Eichelberger (USA) & Murle Breer (USA, formerly Lindstrom, née MacKenzie). Second place: Jim Colbert (USA) & Silvia Bertolaccini (Arg). [Bardmoor CC, Largo, FL].

1969
America
208
$2,250
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lindstrom, Murle

Venue

Score

208

Prize money

$2,250

Title sponsor

x

Played as the O'Sullivan Ladies Open. Shirley Englehorn finished in second place behind Lindstrom.

1967
America
216
$1,650
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lindstrom, Murle

Venue

Score

216

Prize money

$1,650

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Carlsbad Jaycee Open. Sandrie Haynie finished in second place behind Lindstrom.

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lindstrom, Murle

Score

301 (+13)

Prize money

$1,800

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Women's Open (17th) (June 28-30). Second-placed Ruth Jessen (USA) and Jo Ann Prentice (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lindstrom (USA), who recorded her first and only major championship win. [The Dunes G&BC, Myrtle Beach, SC].

1962
America
213 (-3)
$1,200
Civitan

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Lindstrom, Murle

Score

213 (-3)

Prize money

$1,200

Title sponsor

Civitan

Played as the San Antonio Civitan Tournament. Betsy Rawls (USA) finished 3 shots behind Lindstrom (USA). [Brackenridge Park GC, San Antonio, TX].

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