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Laura Davies

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies

Profession: LPGA Golfer

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: She has 84 professional wins worldwide, with 20 on the LPGA, including four majors, and is England's most accomplished modern female golfer.

Born: October 5, 1963
Birthplace: Coventry, England
Age: 56 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Events in the Life of Laura Davies

  • 1987-07-28 US Open Women's Golf, Plainfield CC: England's Laura Davies won the first of her 4 major titles in an 18-hole Tuesday playoff over runners-up Ayako Okamoto and JoAnne Carner
  • 1988-07-03 Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Vancouver GC: Sally Little wins by 1 stroke from Laura Davies of England
  • 1992-10-04 Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Dalmahoy CC: Europe beats US, 11½-6½; Laura Davies of England wins all her 3 matches
  • 1994-03-27 Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Donna Andrews wins her only major title by 1 over British runner-up Laura Davies; Andrews birdies final hole while Davies makes bogey.
  • 1994-05-15 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, DuPont CC: Laura Davies of England wins her second major title, 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Alice Ritzman
  • 1995-05-14 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, DuPont CC: Kelly Robbins wins her only major title by 1 stroke from defending champion Laura Davies of England
  • 1996-05-12 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, DuPont CC: England's Laura Davies wins by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Julie Piers
  • 1996-08-04 Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Edmonton CC: Laura Davies wins by 2 from Karrie Webb and Nancy Lopez
  • 1999-08-01 Canadian Open Women's Golf (du Maurier Classic), Priddis Greens GC: Australian Karrie Webb wins by 2 from Laura Davies of England

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