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Marilyn Lovander
Rookie Year
1992
Height
5'3"
Career Earnings
$397,634

5’6”...Started playing golf at the age of 19...Credits Jan Hultgren as the individual most influencing her career...Has one brother and two sisters...Hobbies include camping, biking, hiking and reading.

Career

  • In 2005, best finish was 10th place at the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Presented by Kroger; tied her career-low 66 in the opening round of the Longs Drugs Challenge, where she tied for 27th.
  • In 2004, recorded a career-best tie for sixth at the Wendy’s Championship for Children.
  • In 2003, best finish was a tie for 12th at the Sybase Big Apple Classic presented by Lincoln Mercury; won the Hy-Vee Classic on the Women’s Senior Golf Tour (WSGT).
  • In 2002, best finish was a tie for 22nd at the Williams Championship; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she shot 64-69-70-70 to win and earn exempt status for the 2003 LPGA season, and posted the best 72-hole total of any final LPGA qualifying event (tournament has since expanded to 90 holes); her 64 in the first round set a competitive course record at LPGA International’s Legends Course.
  • In 2001, best finish was a tie for 27th at the Sybase Big Apple Classic Presented by GOLF MAGAZINE.
  • In 2000, best finish was a tie for 10th at the State Farm Rail Classic.
  • In 1999, earned an exempt card for the 2000 LPGA season by finishing second on the Futures Tour money list; carded a career-low 66 during the first round of the areaWEB.COM Challenge, during which she carded her first LPGA career hole-inone; best finish was a tie for 21st at the State Farm Rail Classic.
  • In 1998, best finish was a tie for 19th at the Friendly’s Classic.
  • In 1993, did not retain playing status for the 1994 LPGA season.
  • In 1992, tied for 19th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 1993 LPGA season.
  • In 1991, qualified for the Tour by finishing third at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 1992 LPGA season.
  • From 1986-99, competed on the Futures Tour where she was a 10-time winner, player of the year in 1994 and 1997 and still stands as the all-time leading money winner ($211,106).

    Amateur
    Lovander won the 1981-82 Minnesota Public Links Championships. In addition, she competed as an amateur in the 1982 U.S. Women’s Open.

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