Born:Aug 26, 1980 in Lubbock, Texas.
US Women's Amateur champion (1999). Multiple winner on the LPGA Tour. US LPGA Rookie of the Year (2000).
At age 19, playing in her LPGA Tour rookie season, Delasin became the Tour's youngest winner in 25 years. She beat Pat Hurst in a playoff to claim the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic. Not content with setting that milestone, she successfully defended the title in 2001.
Played as the Mobile LPGA Tournament of Champions. Delasin (USA) beat Hee-Won Han (S Kor) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Crossings course, RTJ Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove, Mobile, AL].
Played as the Samsung World Championship (Oct 4-7). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) and Se Ri Pak (S Kor) finished 4 shots behind Delasin (USA). [Hiddenbrooke GC, Vallejo, California].
Played as the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic (July 27-29). Second-placed Tammie Green (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Delasin (USA). [Squaw Creek CC, Vienna, Ohio].
Played as the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic (July 28-30). First-time LPGA Tour winner Delasin (USA) beat Pat Hurst (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Avalon Lakes course, Avalon G&CC, Warren, Ohio; at the time known as Avalon Lakes CC].
Delasin (USA) won the LPGA Tour 2000 Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Award based on a points accumulation for finishes in Tour events. Delasin finished 25th on the LPGA money list, with earnings of $339,112.
The US Women's Amateur Championship (99th). Delasin (USA) beat Jimin Kang (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Biltmore Forest CC, Asheville, NC].
Played as the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship. Delasin (USA) beat Grace Park (S Kor) 5 and 4 in the final. [Westward Ho CC, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; now called the CC of Sioux Falls].
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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