Name:Patricia Meunier-Lebouc (née Meunier)
Born:Nov 16, 1972 in Dijon, France.
MAJORS (1): Kraft Nabisco Ch'ship (2003). Solheim Cup player (2000, '03). Ladies European Tour wins (5); LPGA Tour wins (2).
Born in Dijon, Patricia Meunier married Antoine Lebouc, a fellow French professional golfer who played on the European Tour in the 1990s. Patricia formerly played on the Ladies European Tour (until 2007) and LPGA Tour (until 2008), and now lives in Jupiter, Florida. In 2000 she became the first French player to compete in the Solheim Cup.
Played as the Kraft Nabisco Championship (32nd) (Mar 27-30). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Meunier-Lebouc (Fra), who became the second French woman to win a major championship. [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].
Played as the State Farm Classic (Aug 29-Sep 1). Second-placed Mi Hyun Kim (S Kor) and Se Ri Pak (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Meunier-Lebouc (Fra). [Rail GC, Springfield, Illinois].
Played as the Ladies Austrian Open (July 13-15; next played in 2005). Second-placed Trish Johnson (Eng), Lisa Hed (Swe) and Ana Belén Sánchez (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Meunier-Lebouc (Fra), who recorded her fifth Ladies European Tour win. [GC Murhof, Frohnleiten, Steiermark, Austria].
Played as the Open de France Dames (Jun 29-Jul 2). Second-placed Raquel Carriedo (Esp) and Asa Gottmo (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Meunier-Lebouc (France). [Arras Golf Resort, Anzin-Saint-Aubin, nr Arras, Pas-de-Calais].
Played as the Air France Madame Open (Oct 16-18). Second-placed Maria Hjorth (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Patricia Meunier-Lebouc (Fra). [Deauville GC, Normandy. Now called Golf Barrière de Deauville].
Played as the Guardian Irish Open (June 26-29). Second-placed Laura Navarro (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Meunier-Lebouc (Fra), who recorded her second win on the Women's Professional Golf European Tour. [Luttrellstown Castle G&CC, Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland].
Played as the Waterford Dairies Ladies English Open (Sept 1-4). Second-placed Marie-Laure de Lorenzi (Fra) and Corinne Dibnah (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Meunier-Lebouc (Fra), who recorded her first win on the Women's Professional Golf European Tour. [The Tytherington Club, Macclesfield, Cheshire].
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
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