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Fort Worth, Texas
1970 Player of the Year
From Fort Worth, Texas, Sandra Haynie became an LPGA Tour Member in 1961, and quickly made her young presence known, winning the 1962 Austin Civitan Open at just 19 years old in her second year on tour.
Haynie would go on to win a total of 42 LPGA events, including 4 major championships – the 1965 KPMG Women's PGA Championship, the 1974 KPMG Women's PGA Championship, the 1974 U.S. Women’s Open, and the 1982 CP Women’s Open. With her two major wins in ‘74, Sandra joined Mickey Wright as the only player to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship and U.S. Women’s Open in the same year, a group that now includes Juli Inkster, Meg Mallon, Se Ri Pak and Karrie Webb.
Haynie was in the top ten on the LPGA Tour Money List every year from 1963 to 1975. She earned Player of the Year honors in 1970 and her career earnings totaled more than $1 million. In 1977, Haynie was inducted into both the World Golf Hall of Fame and the LPGA Hall of Fame. She’s also a member of the Texas Golf Hall of Fame (1984) and the Women's Sports Foundation’s International Hall of Fame (1999).
During her time as an amateur, Haynie won the 1957-58 Texas State Publinx and the 1958-59 Texas Amateur. She also won the 1960 Trans-Mississippi Amateur.