Who's who: Sandra Spuzich

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Who's who: Sandra Spuzich

  • Name:

    Sandra Spuzich
  • Country:

    USA
  • Lived:

    [1937-2015]. Born on April 3, 1937 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Died on Oct 6, 2015 in Indianoplis (aged 78).
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1962

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Women's Open (1966). Total LPGA Tour wins (7).

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 1992.

Top tournaments won by Sandra Spuzich

1982
America
Corning CC
280 (-8)
$18,750
Corning

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Spuzich, Sandra

Venue

Corning CC

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$18,750

Title sponsor

Corning

Played as the LPGA Corning Classic. Spuzich (USA) beat Patty Sheehan (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Corning CC, Corning, nr Elmira, New York].

1982
America
Bent Tree CC, TX
206 (-10)
$23,250
Mary Kay

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Spuzich, Sandra

Venue

Bent Tree CC, TX

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

$23,250

Title sponsor

Mary Kay

Played as the Mary Kay Classic. Second-placed Carole Charbonnier (Sui) finished 1 shot behind Spuzich (USA), who recorded the last of her seven LPGA Tour wins. [Bent Tree CC, Dallas, Texas].

1980
America
212
$15,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Spuzich, Sandra

Venue

Score

212

Prize money

$15,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Barth Classic. Carolyn Hill and Lori Garbacz finished in second place behind Spuzich.

1977
America
Armitage GC
201 (-9)
$7,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Spuzich, Sandra

Venue

Armitage GC

Score

201 (-9)

Prize money

$7,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Lady Keystone Open. Second-placed Silvia Bertolaccini (Arg) finished 1 shot behind Spuzich (USA). [Armitage GC, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania].

1974
America
Indian Hills CC, GA
219 (E)
$5,000
Tara

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Spuzich, Sandra

Venue

Indian Hills CC, GA

Score

219 (E)

Prize money

$5,000

Title sponsor

Tara

Played as the Lady Tara Classic. Spuzich (USA) beat Donna Caponi (USA) with a par at the fifth playoff hole. Kathy Whitworth (USA) was eliminated at the third playoff hole. [Indian Hills CC, Marietta, Georgia].

1969
America
213
$3,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Spuzich, Sandra

Venue

Score

213

Prize money

$3,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Buckeye Savings Invitational. Judy Rankin finished in second place behind Spuzich.

1966
America
276 (-12)
$3,550
Haig Scotch

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Spuzich, Sandra

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$3,550

Title sponsor

Haig Scotch

Played as the Haig & Haig Scotch Mixed Foursome (two-person team event; one PGA Tr, one LPGA Tr). Winning team: Jack Rule Jr (USA) & Sandra Spuzich (USA). Second-place: Jim Ferree (USA) & Judy Rankin (USA). [La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif.]

1966
Majors
297 (+9)
$4,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Spuzich, Sandra

Score

297 (+9)

Prize money

$4,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Women's Open (21st) (Jun 30-Jul 3). Second-placed Carol Mann (USA) finished 1 shot behind Spuzich (USA), who recorded her first and only major championship win. [Hazeltine National GC, Chaska, Minn.].

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