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Legends of the LPGA

Jerilyn Britz

Luverne, MN
  • 2 Wins on the LPGA Tour

  • 1 Major Championship Title

Started playing golf at the age of 17 on a nine-hole course in Luverne, Minn… She taught high school for five years and college for three years before turning pro at the age of 30...Has her pilot’s license...One of the pioneers of the 48-inch putter on the LPGA Tour…First woman to be inducted into the Rock County Historical Society’s Hall of Fame…Member of the Mankato State College Athletic Hall of Fame…Finished fifth at the 1980 Women’s Superstars Athletic Competition…Listed in the Minnesota Women’s “Who’s Who” Yearbook for 1978-79 and 1984- 85…Named Golf Digest’s Most Improved Golfer of the Year in 1979…Awarded the 1979 Peter Jackson Award for her performances in major championships that season...Enjoys working with tools, repairing things and building things out of wood... Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.

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