Jane Blalock

Professional Golfer
Born Sep 19, 1945

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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jane Blalock.


1945 Birth Born on September 19, 1945.


1967 - 1969 4 More Events
1970 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Blalock won her first professional tour victory at the Lady Carling Event in Atlanta, Georgia in 1970, beating Betsy Rawls by one stroke.
1972 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In May 1972, she won the Suzuki Golf International Tournament in Pasadena, California, besting Kathy Whitworth. … Read More
In 1975, Blalock won the World Ladies Championship in Japan, an achievement which she would repeat the very next year. … Read More


1976 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1976, Blalock testified for the LPGA Tour in support of a sponsor trying to host a Women's Masters.
1977 31 Years Old 1 More Event
…  After successfully fighting a suspension from the LPGA for allegedly signing an incorrect scorecard a month after Dinah Shore, by 1977 she was the sixth-highest paid female golfer of all time. … Read More
1978 32 Years Old In 1978, Greg Hanson of The Evening Independent described her as "one of the foremost women golfers of her time," calling her experience with the suspension a "dark age" in the LPGA's behavior. … Read More
1980 34 Years Old She broke her streak on October 10, 1980, after the LPGA requested she play at Inamori Golf Classic outside San Diego, California. … Read More
1981 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Writing a column for the Miami Herald in 1981, Blalock expressed frustration with the LPGA's use of sex appeal in promoting the women's tour, noting particularly controversial photos of Jan Stephenson in the tour publication Fairways Magazine. … Read More
However, in March 1985 she won the Women's Kemper Open in Hawaii, her 26th LPGA victory in sixteen years. … Read More


1986 - 1987 2 More Events
1988 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In early 1988, she retired from women's professional golf to become a financial consultant.
1990 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1990 she became CEO of JBC Golf, Inc., a new incarnation of her company. JBC would go on to develop relationships with the LPGA Tour, the PGA Tour, and the Senior PGA Tour, as well as with various sponsors and non-profit organizations. Blalock was appointed to the President's Council for Sports and Physical Fitness in 1990, receiving the appointment from George HW Bush.
1991 45 Years Old She later held a clinic in May 1991 as a day-long program sponsored by Mazda, with the intent of building skill and confidence among businesswomen players. … Read More
1995 49 Years Old In 1995, JBC Golf received the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation's Volunteerism Award for work on the Gillette LPGA Golf Clinic Series. … Read More


1996 50 Years Old From 1996 to 2000, Blalock worked to organize a new senior golf tour for older and often retired LPGA athletes. After receiving support from 24 other founding members and a 3-year sponsorship program from the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce, The Women's Senior Golf Tour debuted in August 2000 in Green Bay, Wisconsin with a minimum age of 43 and a $500,000 purse, with $75,000 going to the winner. … Read More
2001 55 Years Old Blalock worked to make sure the tour was the official senior tour of the LPGA in 2001, and the Women's Senior Golf Tour is now called the Legends Tour. … Read More


2014 68 Years Old Voted into the Legends Hall of Fame in 2014 by a committee of LPGA veterans, she remains founder and CEO of both the Legends Tour for veteran female LPGA golfers and the LPGA Golf Clinics for Women. … Read More
2016 70 Years Old As of 2016, Blalock continues to maintain an office in Boston.
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