Jenny Lidback

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Jenny Lidback
Personal information
Full nameJenny Lidback
Born (1963-03-30) 30 March 1963 (age 55)
Lima, Peru
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality Peru
 Sweden
 United States
Career
CollegeTexas Christian University
Louisiana State University
Turned professional1986
Retired2003
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (1989-2003)
Futures Tour
Professional wins9
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour1
Symetra Tour8
Best results in LPGA major championships
(wins: 1)
ANA InspirationT10: 2000
Women's PGA C'shipT11: 1999
U.S. Women's Open12th: 1996
du Maurier ClassicWon: 1995
Women's British OpenT56: 2001
Achievements and awards
Futures Tour
Player of the Year
1988

Jenny Lidback (born 30 March 1963) is a professional golfer.

Lidback was born in Lima, Peru to Swedish parents.[1] She attended Texas Christian University and Louisiana State University.[2]

Lidback's rookie season on the LPGA Tour was 1989.[2] Her only win on the Tour came in 1995 at one of the major championships, the du Maurier Ltd. Classic. She had her best finish on the money list in the same year, placing 21st. She retired from tournament golf after the 2003 season.

Lidback became a U.S. citizen in May 2003.[2] Her nephew, Roberto Castro, plays on the PGA Tour.[3]

Professional wins (9)[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

Legend
LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (0)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 Aug 27, 1995 du Maurier Classic −8 (71-69-68-72=280) 1 stroke Sweden Liselotte Neumann

LPGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 1998 Sara Lee Classic United States Donna Andrews
United States Nancy Lopez
United States Barb Mucha
Mucha won with birdie on second extra hole

Futures Tour wins (8)[edit]

  • 1986 (1) Cape Coral Classic
  • 1987 (3) Paradise Island Classic, Spring Valley Lake Classic, Oronoque Village Classic
  • 1988 (4) Cheval Classic, Imperial Lakes Classic, Lake Eufaula Classic, Bob Barbour Toyota Classic

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
1995 du Maurier Classic −8 (71-69-68-72=280) 1 stroke Sweden Liselotte Neumann

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

  • Handa Cup (representing World team): 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 (tie), 2013 (winners), 2014, 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neumann charges to du Maurier lead". The Fre Lance-Star. Associated Press. 26 August 1995. p. B9.
  2. ^ a b c "Jenny Lidback profile" (PDF). LPGA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 January 2010.
  3. ^ Livsey, Laury (6 August 2010). "Castro leads after second-round 63 in Kansas". PGA Tour. Archived from the original on 13 February 2011.

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