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Jane Blalock

Professional Golfer
Female
Born Sep 19, 1945
Age 70
Height 5' 6'' (1.7m)

Jane Blalock is a retired American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1969 and won 27 LPGA Tour events in all.

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CHILDHOOD

1945 Birth Born on September 19, 1945.

TEENAGE

1965 19 Years Old Blalock was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She began golfing at age 13, and won the New Hampshire Amateur five straight times beginning in 1965, plus the New England Amateur in 1968.

TWENTIES

1967 21 Years Old She attended Rollins College in Florida, graduating in 1967 with a degree in history.
1969 23 Years Old 1 More Event
She tied for fifth at the 1969 LPGA Burdine's Invitational as an amateur.
1970 24 Years Old She won her first tournament in 1970.
1972 26 Years Old …  She did win the Dinah Shore Colgate Winner's Circle in 1972, an event later upgraded to major status. … Read More
1974 28 Years Old A federal court in 1974 ruled that the LPGA had violated antitrust laws. … Read More

THIRTIES

1976 30 Years Old In 1976, Blalock testified for the LPGA Tour in a suit against a sponsor trying to start a Women's Masters Tournament. … Read More
1980 34 Years Old She won 25 tournaments during the 1970s and never missed a cut through 1980, making 299 straight cuts, which remains a Tour record.
1981 35 Years Old She went winless from 1981 to 1984, then won twice in 1985 for what would be her final victories.

FORTIES

1987 41 Years Old She retired from competition in 1987.
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