Who's who: Shirley Englehorn

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Who's who: Shirley Englehorn

  • Name:

    Shirley Ruth Englehorn
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Dec 12, 1940 in Caldwell, Idaho.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer and golf instructor.
  • Turned Pro:

    1959

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US LPGA Championship (1970). Total LPGA Tour wins (11).

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 1979.

Top tournaments won by Shirley Englehorn

1970
Majors
Pleasant Valley, Mass.
285 (-7)
$4,500
LPGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Pleasant Valley, Mass.

Score

285 (-7)

Prize money

$4,500

Title sponsor

LPGA

The LPGA Championship (16th) (June 11-15). Englehorn (USA) beat Kathy Whitworth (USA) in an 18-hole playoff: Englehorn 74 (+1), Whitworth 78 (+5). This was Englehorn's third straight win on the LPGA tour in as many weeks, and her first and only major championship win. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].

1970
America
216 (E)
$3,075
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Score

216 (E)

Prize money

$3,075

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Johnny Londoff Chevrolet Tournament (May 15-17). Carol Mann finished in second place behind Englehorn.

1970
America
Pine Ridge, MD
210 (-9)
$3,375
Carling

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Pine Ridge, MD

Score

210 (-9)

Prize money

$3,375

Title sponsor

Carling

Played as the Lady Carling Open. Second-placed Carol Mann (USA) finished 1 shot behind Englehorn (USA), who recorded her 10th LPGA Tour win. [Pine Ridge GC, Baltimore, Maryland].

1970
America
210
$1,150
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Score

210

Prize money

$1,150

Title sponsor

x

Played as the O'Sullivan Ladies Open. Margie Masters finished in second place behind Englehorn.

1968
America
229 (-2)
$4,275
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Score

229 (-2)

Prize money

$4,275

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Concord Open (Aug 10-12). Sandra Haynie finished in second place behind Englehorn.

1967
America
210 (-3)
$1,650
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Score

210 (-3)

Prize money

$1,650

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Shirley Englehorn Invitational. Kathy Whitworth finished in second place behind Englehorn.

1966
America
209 (-7)
$1,350
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Score

209 (-7)

Prize money

$1,350

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Babe Zaharias Open (May 20-22). Kathy Whitworth finished in second place behind Englehorn.

1964
America
211
$1,300
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Score

211

Prize money

$1,300

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Waterloo Women's Open Invitational. Ruth Jessen finished in second place behind Englehorn.

1964
America
Pinecrest Lakes
272 (-16)
$2,800
Haig Scotch

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Pinecrest Lakes

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$2,800

Title sponsor

Haig Scotch

Played as the Haig & Haig Scotch Mixed Foursome Invt (two-person team event; one PGA Tr, one LPGA Tr)l. Winning team by 1 shot: Sam Snead (USA, aged 52) & Shirley Englehorn (USA, aged 24). Second-place: Dow Finsterwald (USA) & Marlene Hagge (USA). [Co-hosted by Pinecrest Lakes GC (now Pinecrest GC), Avon Park, FL and Harder Hall GC, Sebring, FL].

1963
America
Pleasant Valley, Mass.
221 (+5)
$1,500
Carling

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Pleasant Valley, Mass.

Score

221 (+5)

Prize money

$1,500

Title sponsor

Carling

Played as the Lady Carling Eastern Open. Second-placed JoAnne Gunderson (USA, amateur; became JoAnne Carner later in 1963) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Englehorn (USA). [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, Massachusetts].

1962
America
Pleasant Valley, Mass.
226 (+4)
$1,450
Carling

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Pleasant Valley, Mass.

Score

226 (+4)

Prize money

$1,450

Title sponsor

Carling

Played as the Eastern Open. Second-placed Mary Mills (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour win Englehorn (USA). [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, Massachusetts].

1962
America
292
$1,250
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Englehorn, Shirley

Venue

Score

292

Prize money

$1,250

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Eugene Ladies Open. Jackie Pung finished in second place behind Englehorn.

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