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Encyclopedia > Sandra Post

Sandra Post (born on June 4, 1948) is a golfer who was the first Canadian to play on the LPGA tour. June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...

Born in Oakville, Ontario, she turned professional in 1968 after a very successful amateur career that included winning the Ontario and Canadian Junior Girl’s Championship three times. In her debut season on the LPGA TOUR, Sandra Post became the youngest to win an LPGA major tournament by capturing the LPGA Championship. Her victory over defending champion Kathy Whitworth also marked the first victory in the Championship by a non-U.S. player. For her performance on the professional circuit, Sandra Post was voted the Tour's "Rookie of the Year." Motto: Template:Unhide = Avancez (Go forward). ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ... Kathy Whitworth (born September 27, 1939 in Monahans, Texas) was an American professional golfer. ... United States is the current Good Article Collaboration of the week! Please help to improve this article to the highest of standards. ...

Over her career, Post won eight LPGA events including back-to-back titles at the 1978 and 1979 Dinah Shore Open. For the 1979 season, she finished second on the LPGA money list and won the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's "Athlete of the Year." During her 16 years on the pro tour, Post also had 20 second-place tournament finishes including at the U.S. Women's Open. The Kraft Nabisco Championship (originally the Colgate/Dinah Shore Winners Circle Championship) is one of the four major golf tournaments for women on the LPGA Tour. ... The Lou Marsh Trophy is awarded annually by a panel of journalists in recognition of Canadas top athlete. ... The U.S. Womens Open Golf Championship is one of the LPGAs major championships along with the LPGA Championship, the Womens British Open, and the Kraft Nabisco Championship. ...

In 1988, she was elected to the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame and the Royal Canadian Golf Association Hall of Fame and in 2003 she was honored by her country with membership in the Order of Canada. She was voted No.8 of the females chosen as Canada's Athletes of the 20th Century. Canadas Sports Hall of Fame is a Hall of Fame established in 1955 to preserve the record of Canadian sports achievements and to promote a greater awareness of Canadas heritage of sport[1]. As of June 2004, there were 436 inductees. ... The Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) is the governing body of amateur golf in Canada. ... Canadian Golf Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for Canadian golfers. ... Seal of the Order of Canada The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Orders Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means (those) desiring a better country. ... Canadas Athletes of the 20th Century as voted on in a 1999 survey of newspaper editors and broadcasters conducted by The Canadian Press and Broadcast News: Top 10 Female Athletes: Nancy Greene (born 1943), skier Silken Laumann (born 1964), rower Barbara Ann Scott (born 1928), figure skater Myriam B...

Sandra Post has captained Canada's Nations Cup team and serves as a commentator on televised golf events. She is involved in a number of charitable causes and runs the "Sandra Post School of Golf" near Toronto, Ontario. The Nations Cup is a rugby union competition that was first held in 2006 at Estadio Universitario de Lisboa, Lisbon. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ...

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WebWire® | Jazz Golf Announces the Sandra Post Appearances (346 words)
Sandra Post is appearing at key locations across Canada to promote her latest golf clubs.
Besides teaching golf at the Sandra Post School of Golf, she is a golf commentator for CTV & TSN.
Sandra is a member of five Hall of Fames, including the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame, the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, the Ontario Sports and Golf Halls of Fame and the Oakville Sports Hall of Fame.
Sandra Post and Me (759 words)
Thirty years later, Sandra Post's passion for the game of golf remains as strong as the day she won the LPGA championship at the age of 20.
Post is also putting her clubs back in their travelling bag to take part in the Medallist Tour for LPGA pros over the age of 40.
Post says she was glad to take part in the book project because there was so little available for novice women golfers.
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