Sandra Spuzich, American golfer, Died at 78

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Sandra Spuzich, born on April 3, 1937 and died October 6, 2015.

Sandra was an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

Sandra was born in Indianapolis, Indiana.

She was an amateur golfer and elementary school teacher when she decided to turn professional in 1962.

Her first win came at the 1966 U.S. Women’s Open by one stroke over Carol Mann and two strokes over Mickey Wright.

The tournament was held at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota – the first major championship played there.

In 1982 at the age of 45, Sandra became the oldest player to win two LPGA Tour events in the same year when she won the Corning Classic followed by the Mary Kay Classic.

Sandra died in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 6, 2015.

Her life partner was a fellow LPGA golfer Joyce Kazmierski.

She died at age 78 on October 6, 2015.