JIM RITTS

Game 513 | June 10, 1997 | LPGA Players, Jim Ritts
Duncan MacMillan developed Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove to be able to host professional tour events. In 1997 he was successful in luring what had been the Edina Realty Classic from Edinburgh USA to Rush Creek. Former Arizona State star Danielle Ammaccapane won the 1997 event.


Game 538 | August 19, 1998 | Jim Ritts
A business executive with a strong background in advertising, marketing and television programming, Ritts was chosen to succeed Charles Mechem as Commissioner of the LPGA. He was in the Twin Cities in conjunction with the LPGA Classic, won by Sweden's Liselotte Neumann.


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