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Betty Burfeindt

Betty Burfeindt
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Betty Burfeindt
Born (1945-07-20) July 20, 1945 (age 75)
New York City, New York
Nationality 23x15px United States
Career
College Cortland State University
Turned professional 1969
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1969-1981)
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 4
Best results in LPGA major championships
(Wins: 1)
Titleholders C'ship DNP
ANA Inspiration T50: 1986
Women's PGA C'ship Won: 1976
U.S. Women's Open 5th: 1972
du Maurier Classic CUT: 1979, 1980

Betty Burfeindt (born July 20, 1945 in New York City) is an American golfer. She attended Cortland State University. Her rookie season on the LPGA Tour was 1969. She won four times on the Tour, including one major championship, the 1976 LPGA Championship. Her two best seasons were 1972 and 1973, with fourth place finishes on the money list each time. Her last season on the tour was 1981. She was one of the longest LPGA hitters of her day.

LPGA Tour wins (4)

Legend
LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (3)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 Apr 23, 1972 Birmingham Centennial Classic −4 (71-70-71=212) 2 strokes 23x15px Murle Breer
2 May 7, 1972 Sealy LPGA Classic −10 (67-70-76-69=282) 4 strokes 23x15px Kathy Ahern
3 Aug 12, 1973 Child & Family Services Open −7 (74-70-68=212) 3 strokes 23x15px Debbie Austin, 23x15px Laura Baugh
4 May 30, 1976 LPGA Championship −5 (71-72-73-71=287) 1 stroke 23x15px Judy Rankin

LPGA Tour playoff record (0–2)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1973 Pompano Beach Classic 23x15px Sandra Palmer Lost to birdie on first extra hole
2 1973 Birmingham Classic 23x15px Clifford Ann Creed, 23x15px Gloria Ehret Ehret won with birdie on first extra hole

Major championship

Wins (1)

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
1976 LPGA Championship −5 (71-72-73-71=287) 1 stroke 23x15px Judy Rankin

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