Jane Blalock

United States

5'6"

1980

$1,293,937.00

Rollins College (1967, History)

Race to CME Globe

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Rolex Ranking™

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Jane Blalock Bio

5’6”...Started playing golf at the age of 13...Credits Bob Toski, Tom Nieporte and Ed Oldfield for helping develop her game...Former school teacher...Created the concept of the LPGA Golf Clinics for Women, which her company now manages...New Hampshire Top-10 Athlete of the Century…New England Sports Hall of Fame member…Recognized during the LPGA’s 50th Anniversary in 2000 as one of the LPGA’s top-50 players and teachers...Founded JBC Golf, Inc....Official Web site www.jbcgolf.com and www.thelegendstour.com...Represents PING.5’6”...Started playing golf at the age of 13...Credits Bob Toski, Tom Nieporte and Ed Oldfield for helping develop her game...Former school teacher...Created the concept of the LPGA Golf Clinics for Women, which her company now manages...New Hampshire Top-10 Athlete of the Century…New England Sports Hall of Fame member… Recognized during the LPGA’s 50th Anniversary in 2000 as one of the LPGA’s top-50 players and teachers...Founded JBC Golf, Inc....Official Web site www.jbcgolf.com and www.thelegendstour.com.

Career

  • Won the Colgate-Dinah Shore Winner’s Circle in 1972 before it was designated as a major; was a runner-up twice at the LPGA Championship.
  • Is a founding member and CEO of The Legends Tour, the Official Legends Tour of the LPGA; currently serves as The Legends Tour president.
  • Currently is CEO of the JBC Golf, Inc., a sports consulting firm.
  • Has served as a commentator for several LPGA televised events.
  • In 1996, finished fourth at the Sprint Senior Challenge.
  • In 1986, retired from full-time tournament competition.
  • In 1985, her best financial season, earned $192,426; won the Women’s Kemper Open and the Mazda Japan Classic, where she carded a career-low 64 during the final round; posted nine additional top 10s; recorded her fourth LPGA career hole-in-one at the Portland PING Championship.
  • In 1983, following the McDonald’s Championship, became the seventh player in LPGA history to cross the $1 million mark in career earnings.
  • In 1978, won four LPGA Tour events, as well as the Isuzu Ladies Championship on the Japan LPGA Tour; recorded her third LPGA career hole-in-one at the Sunstar Classic.
  • In 1977, won her second World Ladies Championship on the Japan LPGA Tour.
  • In 1975, won the World Ladies Championship on the Japan LPGA Tour; recorded her second LPGA career hole-in-one at the LPGA Championship.
  • Finished among the top 10 on the money list from 1971-80 and was the first player to record four consecutive $100,000-plus seasons.
  • With the exception of 1973, won at least one tournament each season from 1970-80, a decade in which she won 25 times.
  • In 1973, best finish was second at the MARC Equity Classic.
  • In 1970, captured her first tournament title at the Lady Carling Open, where she recorded her first LPGA career hole-in-one.
  • In 1969, joined the Tour and was named LPGA Rookie of the Year after finishing 37th on the money list.

    Amateur
    Blalock was the New Hampshire and New England junior champion in 1963. After winning the New Hampshire Amateur four consecutive times from 1965-68, she won the New England Amateur in 1968. She also was the Florida Intercollegiate champion in 1965. Blalock tied for fifth at the 1969 Burdine’s Invitational as an amateur, just before turning professional and joining the LPGA Tour.

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