Becky Iverson

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Becky Iverson
Personal information
Born (1967-10-12) October 12, 1967 (age 53)
Escanaba, Michigan
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
NationalityFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Residence Gladstone, Michigan
Career
College Michigan State University
Turned professional1989
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour
Futures Tour
Professional wins4
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour1
Symetra Tour3
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration T9: 2002
Women's PGA C'ship T6: 2001
U.S. Women's Open T12: 1999
du Maurier Classic T7: 2000
Women's British Open T40: 2002

Becky Iverson (born October 12, 1967) is an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour. She currently works as the director of golf at The Bridges Golf Club in Madison, Wisconsin [1]

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Amateur career

Iverson was born in Escanaba, Michigan. She was 1986 Michigan Junior Amateur champion and 1987 Michigan Women's Amateur champion. She played her collegiate golf at Michigan State University where she was 1987 Academic All-American and 1987-88 Academic All-Big Ten. [2]

Professional career

Iverson played full-time on the Futures Tour from 1989 to 1993 and sparingly since 1994, winning three times. In 1993, she tied for 43rd at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 1994 LPGA season. She gained her first LPGA victory in 1995 at the Friendly's Classic. [3]

She was a member of the 2000 United States Solheim Cup team.

Professional wins

LPGA Tour wins (1)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runners-up
1Jul 30, 1995 Friendly's Classic –12 (71-63-72-70=276)2 strokes Flag of Sweden.svg Helen Alfredsson
Flag of the United States.svg Kelly Robbins

LPGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

No.YearTournamentOpponentsResult
11999 Firstar LPGA Classic Flag of the United States.svg Rosie Jones
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jan Stephenson
Jones won with par on fourth extra hole
Stephenson eliminated by par on first hole

Futures Tour wins (3)

Team appearances

Professional

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References

  1. D'Amato, Gary (September 1, 2015). "Legends Tour offers chance for women to keep careers going". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved September 2, 2015.
  2. "Spartan Honor Roll". Michigan State Athletics. Retrieved April 26, 2007.[ permanent dead link ]
  3. "Becky Iverson Full Career Biography" (PDF). LPGA Tour. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 29, 2011. Retrieved April 28, 2010.