Born:Oct 4, 1956 in Greenville, South Carolina.
MAJORS (1): US LPGA Championship (1988). Total LPGA Tour wins (3).LPGA Tour leading money winner (1988).
Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 2008.
Played as the Orix Hawaiian Ladies Open. Second-placed Sara Anne McGetrick (USA) finished 4 shots behind Turner (USA), who recorded the last of her three LPGA Tour wins. [Fazio course, Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii].
The Mazda LPGA Championship (34th) (May 19-22). Second-placed Amy Alcott (USA) finished 1 shot behind Turner (USA), who recorded her first and only major championship win. [Grizzly course, The Golf Center at Kings Island, Mason, OH].
Played as the LPGA Corning Classic. Second-placed JoAnne Carner (USA) and Ok Hee Ku (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Turner (USA), who claimed her second LPGA Tour win. [Corning CC, Corning, nr Elmira, New York].
Turner (USA) won the LPGA Tour 1988 Money List, with earnings of $350,851 on the Tour. Nancy Lopez (USA) was second with $322,154; Rosie Jones (USA) was third with $318,973.
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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