Who's who: Sandra Post

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Who's who: Sandra Post

  • Name:

    Sandra Post
  • Country:

    Canada
  • Born:

    June 4, 1948 in Oakville, Ontario.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Oakville GC
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1968 (aged 19)

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (3): US LPGA Championship (1968); Dinah Shore (1978, '79). LPGA Tour wins (8). Appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, CM (2004).

Did you know?

First Canadian to play on the LPGA Tour. In her rookie year on the Tour, aged just 20, she won a women's major – the LPGA Championship. At the time she was the youngest player to win a women's major championship.

Top tournaments won by Sandra Post

1981
America
White Manor CC
282 (-6)
$22,500
McDonald's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Post, Sandra

Venue

White Manor CC

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

$22,500

Title sponsor

McDonald's

Played as the McDonald's Classic. Second-placed Amy Alcott (USA) finished 2 shots behind Post (Can), who recorded the last of her eight LPGA Tour wins. [White Manor CC, Malvern, nr Philadelphia, PA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Post, Sandra

Score

211 (-5)

Prize money

$15,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the West Virginia LPGA Classic. Post (Can) beat Donna Caponi (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Jones course, Speidel GC, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV].

1979
America
Brookfield CC, GA
210 (-9)
$15,000
Michelob

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Post, Sandra

Venue

Brookfield CC, GA

Score

210 (-9)

Prize money

$15,000

Title sponsor

Michelob

Played as the Lady Michelob. Second-placed Pat Bradley (USA) finished 2 shots behind Post (Can). [Brookfield CC, Roswell, Georgia; at the time Brookfield West G&CC].

1979
America
284
$15,000
ERA Real Estate

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Post, Sandra

Venue

Score

284

Prize money

$15,000

Title sponsor

ERA Real Estate

Played as the ERA Real Estate Classic. Donna Caponi finished in second place behind Post.

1979
America
276 (-12)
$37,500
Colgate

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Post, Sandra

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$37,500

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the Colgate Dinah Shore Winners Circle (8th) (April 5-8). Second-placed Nancy Lopez (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Sandra Post (Can). [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].

1978
America
Dearborn CC
286 (-2)
$22,500
Stroh's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Post, Sandra

Venue

Dearborn CC

Score

286 (-2)

Prize money

$22,500

Title sponsor

Stroh's

Played as the Lady Stroh's Open. Post (Can) beat Pat Meyers (USA) and Kathy Whitworth (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Dearborn CC, Dearborn, Detroit, Michigan].

1978
America
283 (-5)
$36,000
Colgate

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Post, Sandra

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

$36,000

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the Colgate Dinah Shore Winners Circle (7th) (Mar 30-Apr 2). Sandra Post (Can) beat Penny Pulz (Aus) with a par at the second playoff hole, to record her second LPGA Tour win. [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].

1974
Aus/NZ
218 (+2)
$13,000
Colgate

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Post, Sandra

Score

218 (+2)

Prize money

$13,000

Title sponsor

Colgate

Played as the Colgate Far East Open (Dec 6-8; unofficial LPGA Tour event). Second-placed Margie Masters (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Sandra Post (Can). [Victoria GC, Melbourne, Aus].

1968
Awards
x
LPGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Post, Sandra

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

Title sponsor

LPGA Tr

Post (USA) won the LPGA Tour 1968 Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player.

1968
Majors
Pleasant Valley, Mass.
294 (+2)
$3,000
LPGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Post, Sandra

Venue

Pleasant Valley, Mass.

Score

294 (+2)

Prize money

$3,000

Title sponsor

LPGA

The LPGA Championship (14th) (June 20-24). LPGA Tour rookie Post (Can) beat defending champion Kathy Whitworth (USA) in an 18-hole playoff: Post 68 (-5), Whitworth 75 (+2). 19-year-old Post was the youngest winner of a women's major championship at the time. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].

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