Jerilyn Britz

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Jerilyn Britz
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Jerilyn Britz
Born (1943-01-01) January 1, 1943 (age 71)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Nationality  United States
College Mankato State College
University of New Mexico
Turned professional 1974
Retired 1999
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1974–99)
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 2
Best results in LPGA major championships
(Wins: 1)
ANA Inspiration T10: 1986
LPGA Championship 2nd/T2: 1979, 1981
U.S. Women's Open Won: 1979
du Maurier Classic T23: 1988

Jerilyn Britz (born January 1, 1943) is an American professional golfer. She attended Mankato State College and the University of New Mexico.

Britz was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Before making her LPGA Tour rookie debut in 1974 at age 31, Britz spent eight years working as a schoolteacher.[1]

During her 26 year career on the LPGA Tour, Britz won two tournaments. Her first win came in 1979 at one of the LPGA majors, the U.S. Women's Open, and she followed that up by winning the Mary Kay Classic in 1980. She also had two second place finishes in major championships. Her best finish on the LPGA Tour money list was 14th in 1980. She played her last event on the tour in 1999.

Britz finished fifth in the 1980 Women's Superstars competition.[2]

Professional wins (2)[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (2)[edit]

LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (1)
No. Date Tournament Winning Score Margin of Victory Runner(s)-up
1 Jul 15, 1979 U.S. Women's Open E (70-70-75-69=284) 2 strokes United States Debbie Massey, United States Sandra Palmer
2 Sep, 28 1980 Mary Kay Classic −5 (70-68=139) Playoff United States Nancy Lopez

LPGA Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1980 Mary Kay Classic United States Nancy Lopez Won with birdie on second extra hole

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runners-up
1979 U.S. Women's Open E (70-70-75-69=284) 2 strokes United States Debbie Massey, United States Sandra Palmer


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