|Full name||Betty Burfeindt|
July 20, 1945 |
New York City, New York
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|College||Cortland State University|
|Former tour(s)||LPGA Tour (1969-1981)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in LPGA major championships
|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 a retired American golfer who played on the LPGA Tour. She attended Cortland State University in New York and her rookie season on tour was 1969.
Burfeindt won four times on tour, and her last was her only major championship, the LPGA Championship in 1976, in which she finished one stroke ahead of runner-up Judy Rankin. Her two best years were 1972 and 1973, with consecutive fourth-place finishes on the money list. Burfeindt's last season on tour was 1981, and although just 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) in height, she was one of the longest hitters on the LPGA Tour in the 1970s.
LPGA Tour wins (4)
|LPGA Tour major championships (1)|
|Other LPGA Tour (3)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||To par||Margin
|1||Apr 23, 1972||Birmingham Centennial Classic||71-70-71=212||−4||2 strokes||Murle Breer|
|2||May 7, 1972||Sealy LPGA Classic||67-70-76-69=282||−10||4 strokes||Kathy Ahern|
|3||Aug 12, 1973||Child & Family Services Open||74-70-68=212||−7||3 strokes|| Debbie Austin
|4||May 30, 1976||LPGA Championship||71-72-73-71=287||−5||1 stroke||Judy Rankin|
LPGA Tour playoff record (0–2)
|1||1973||Pompano Beach Classic||Sandra Palmer||Lost to birdie on first extra hole|
|2||1973||Birmingham Classic|| Clifford Ann Creed
|Ehret won with birdie on first extra hole|
|Year||Championship||54 holes||Winning score||To par||Margin||Runner-up|
|1976||LPGA Championship||1 stroke lead||71-72-73-71=287||−5||1 stroke||Judy Rankin|
- Liska, Jerry (August 13, 1978). "BB surges home with closing 68 for LPGA title". Schenectady Gazette. New York. Associated Press. p. 28.
- "Berfeindt wins LPGA tournament at Baltimore". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Associated Press. May 31, 1976. p. 34.
- "LPGA: Burfeindt slips by Rankin". St. Petersburg Times. Florida. UPI. May 31, 1976. p. 6C.
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