Donna Caponi

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi

Profession: LPGA Golfer

United States of America

Why Famous: Became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1965 and won four major championships and 24 LPGA Tour career events.

Born: January 29, 1945
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Age: 74 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

Events in the Life of Donna Caponi

  • 1969-06-29 US Open Women's Golf, Scenic Hills CC: Donna Caponi wins first of 4 major titles; beat Peggy Wilson by 1 stroke
  • 1970-07-05 US Open Women's Golf, Muskogee CC: Donna Caponi successfully defends her title by 1 from Sandra Haynie and Sandra Spuzich
  • 1976-06-13 Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), Cedar Brae CC: Donna Caponi wins in a playoff with Judy Rankin
  • 1979-06-10 LPGA Championship, Jack Nicklaus GC: Donna Caponi Young wins 3rd major; beats Jerilyn Britz by 3 strokes
  • 1981-06-14 LPGA Championship, Jack Nicklaus GC: Donna Caponi Young sinks 15 foot birdie putt on 18th to beat Jerilyn Britz and Pat Meyers by 1 stroke

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