Lived:[1937-2015]. Born on April 3, 1937 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Died on Oct 6, 2015 in Indianoplis (aged 78).
MAJORS (1): US Women's Open (1966). Total LPGA Tour wins (7).
Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 1992.
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].
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].
Played as the Barth Classic. Carolyn Hill and Lori Garbacz finished in second place behind Spuzich.
Played as the Lady Keystone Open. Second-placed Silvia Bertolaccini (Arg) finished 1 shot behind Spuzich (USA). [Armitage GC, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania].
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].
Played as the Buckeye Savings Invitational. Judy Rankin finished in second place behind Spuzich.
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.]
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.].
European Tour: 2021 marks the 50th and last season of the world renowned European Tour, launched in April 1972 at the Spanish Open. From 2022 the Tour will be sponsored by Dubai-based global supply chain and ports operator DP World, and will be known as the DP World Tour.
South African Open: December 2021 events in South Africa have again been impacted by the Covid pandemic. The South African Open (Dec 2-5) will no longer be played as a DP World Tour event, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12) has been cancelled.
Bernhard Langer: at age 64, Langer collected a record sixth Charles Schwab Cup, the only player to have won the season-long points chase more than twice. He also topped the PGA Tour Champions money-list for the 11th time out of a possible 13 since 2008.
Carlota Ciganda: the five-time Solheim Cup star was delighted to record a fourth Ladies European Tour win in her home national championship, the Ladies Spanish Open.
Lee Elder: Trailblazer, Ryder Cup player, four-time PGA Tour winner and eight-time Senior PGA Tour winner, Lee Elder died on November 28, aged 87. In 1975 he became the first African American golfer to play in the Masters tournament, and in so doing provided one of the pivotal moments in the history of professional golf.
Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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