Brandie Burton

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Brandie Burton
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Brandie Burton
Born (1972-01-08) January 8, 1972 (age 42)
San Bernardino, California
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality  United States
Career
College Arizona State University
Turned professional 1990
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1991)
Professional wins 5
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 5
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
(Wins: 2)
Kraft Nabisco C'ship T3: 1992, 1995
LPGA Championship T10: 1992
U.S. Women's Open T3: 1996
du Maurier Classic Won: 1993, 1998
Women's British Open T15: 2001
Achievements and awards
LPGA Tour
Rookie of the Year
1991
LPGA Heather Farr
Player Award
2000

Brandie Burton (born January 8, 1972) is an American professional golfer.

Amateur career[edit]

Burton was born in San Bernardino, California. She graduated from Eisenhower High School in Rialto, California in 1990. She won several amateur tournament including the 1989 U.S. Girls' Junior.[1] She also was runner-up in the 1989 U.S. Women's Amateur to Vicki Goetze.[1] She played on the U.S. Curtis Cup team in 1990.[1] She played college golf at Arizona State University for one year (1989/1990), winning six tournaments.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

Burton turned professional in 1990[2] and earned her 1991 LPGA Tour through qualifying school.[1] She was LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year in 1991.[1] She has won five times on the tour, including two majors, the 1993 and 1998 du Maurier Classics.[1] Her best finish on the money list is 3rd in 1993. She was a member of the U.S. Solheim Cup team in 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998 and 2000.[1]

Amateur wins[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (5)[edit]

Legend
LPGA Tour major championships (2)
Other LPGA Tour (3)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 Mar 15, 1992 PING/Welch's Championship −11 (71-69-69-68=277) 1 stroke United States Beth Daniel, United States Dale Eggeling
2 Jul 4, 1993 Jamie Farr Toledo Classic −12 (68-66-67=201) 1 stroke United States Hollis Stacy
3 Aug 29, 1993 du Maurier Classic −11 (71-70-66-70=277) Playoff United States Betsy King
4 Sep 19, 1993 Safeco Classic −14 (68-68-73-65=274) 1 stroke United States Rosie Jones
5 Aug 2, 1998 du Maurier Classic −18 (68-64-66-72=270) 1 stroke Sweden Annika Sörenstam

LPGA Tour playoff record (1–2)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1992 Sara Lee Classic United States Amy Benz, United States Maggie Will Will won with par on first extra hole
2 1993 du Maurier Classic United States Betsy King Won with birdie on first extra hole
3 1996 Edina Realty LPGA Classic Sweden Carin Koch, Sweden Liselotte Neumann,
England Suzanne Strudwick
Neumann won with birdie on third extra hole

Major championships[edit]

Wins (2)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
1993 du Maurier Classic −11 (71-70-66-70=277) Playoff1 United States Betsy King
1998 du Maurier Classic −18 (68-64-66-72=270) 1 stroke Sweden Annika Sörenstam

1Won in playoff by Burton 3-4.

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

  • Curtis Cup (representing the United States): 1990 (winners)

Professional

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h LPGA Tour biography
  2. ^ a b "People in Sports". Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, Oregon). August 3, 1990. p. 3C. Retrieved May 17, 2010. 

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