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Encyclopedia > Brandie Burton

Brandie Burton (b January 8th 1972, San Bernardino, California) is an American professional golfer. San Bernardino is the county seat of San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...


Burton attended Arizona State University. She was Rookie of the Year on the LPGA Tour in 1991. As of May 2005 she has won five times on the tour, including two majors, the 1993 and 1998 du Maurier Classics. Her best finish on the money list is 3rd in 1993. She was a member of the United States Solheim Cup team in 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998 and 2000. Arizona State University (ASU) is (as of 2004) the third-largest university in the United States with a student body of 57,543. ... The LPGA is the Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... Womens golf has evolved a set of major tournaments which parallels that in mens golf, but the womens system is younger and has been less stable that the mens. ... The du Maurier Classic was a professional golf tournament for women which was one of the LPGA Tours major championships from 1979 to 2000. ... The Solheim Cup is a biennial golf tournament for professional women golfers contested by teams representing Europe and the United States. ...


External link

Profile on the LPGA's official site (http://www.lpga.com/player_results.aspx?id=415)


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Augusta Georgia: sports@ugusta: Burton wins day of survival at du Maurier 08/03/98 (764 words)
Brandie Burton of Rialto, Calif., hits out of the trap on the 16th hole during the final round of the LPGA du Maurier golf tournament in Windsor, Ontario, Sunday, Aug. 2, 1998.
Burton lost a stroke on the hole but finished the tournament with an 18-under par 270, one shot ahead of Annika Sorenstam of Stockholm, Sweden.
Burton was the LPGA rookie of the year in 1991 as a 19-year-old.
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