Name:Murle Lindstrom / Breer (née MacKenzie)
Born:Jan 20, 1939 in St Petersburgh, Florida.
Occupation:Professional golfer and golf instructor.
MAJORS (1): US Women's Open (1962). Total LPGA Tour wins (4).
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.
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].
Played as the O'Sullivan Ladies Open. Shirley Englehorn finished in second place behind Lindstrom.
Played as the Carlsbad Jaycee Open. Sandrie Haynie finished in second place behind Lindstrom.
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].
Played as the San Antonio Civitan Tournament. Betsy Rawls (USA) finished 3 shots behind Lindstrom (USA). [Brackenridge Park GC, San Antonio, TX].
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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