Who's who: Emilee Klein

  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open
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  • Terras da Comporta, Dunas
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  • Pebble Beach host of the US Open; US Women's Open; Pebble Beach Pro-Am
  • Marco Simone GC

Who's who: Emilee Klein

  • Name:

    Emilee Klein
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    June 11, 1974 in Santa Monica, California.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer and university head golf coach (Univ of Central Florida, San Diego State, Univ of Tulsa).
  • Turned Pro:

    1994

Roll of Honour

LPGA Tour wins (3), including the 1996 Women's British Open (at the time a co-sanctioned Ladies European Tour event, but not recognised as a major championship).

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 2005.

Top tournaments won by Emilee Klein

2001
America
Fox Run GC
205 (-11)
$120,000
Michelob

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Klein, Emilee

Venue

Fox Run GC

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$120,000

Title sponsor

Michelob

Played as the Michelob Light Classic (July 13-15). Second-placed Jill McGill (USA) and Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 5 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Klein (USA), who recorded the last of her three LPGA Tour wins. [Fox Run GC, Eureka, St Louis, Missouri].

1996
America
Blue Hill CC, MA
273 (-15)
$75,000
PING/Welch's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Klein, Emilee

Venue

Blue Hill CC, MA

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

PING/Welch's

Played as the PING/Welch's Championship (Aug 8-11). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 2 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Klein (USA). [Blue Hill CC, Canton, nr Boston, MA].

1996
Europe
277 (-15)
£80,000
Weetabix

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Klein, Emilee

Score

277 (-15)

Prize money

£80,000

Title sponsor

Weetabix

Played as the Weetabix Women's British Open (Aug 15-18; Women's Pro Golf Eurpn Tr/LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Penny Hammel (USA) and Amy Alcott (USA) finished 7 shots behind 22-year-old Klein (USA), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win, coming one week after her first. [Duke's course, Woburn GC, nr Milton Keynes, Bucks].

1991
Amateur
Crestview CC, KS
3 & 2
amateur
USGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Klein, Emilee

Venue

Crestview CC, KS

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

Played as the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship. Klein (USA) beat Kimberly Marshall (Bermuda) 3 and 2 in the final. [Crestview CC, Wichita, Kansas].

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Tournaments

124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

79th Women’s US Open: the second women’s major championship of the season gets underway at Lancaster CC in Pennsylvania. It’s the second time the championship has been held here.
(May 30-June 2).

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Nelly Korda: won the Mizuho Americas Open (May 16-19) at Liberty National GC, continuing her extraordinary form in LPGA events. This was her sixth win in seven starts in 2024.

Xander Schauffele: recorded his first major championship win, and second record-equalling low score of 62 in a major. Only he, Branden Grace, Rickie Fowler and Shane Lowry have achieved this feat in a men’s major championship.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

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.

Prince's Golf Club, Kent (UK)

Here at Prince’s Golf Club you'll find 27 excellent holes of links golf. Just over the fence and sharing similar terrain is Royal St George’s; but Prince’s is far from overshadowed by its venerable neighbour. The three nine-hole loops at Prince's, laid out over gently undulating terrain, are sure to bring a smile of satisfaction to all lovers of links golf.

Stay&Play at Prince's: excellent onsite Lodge accommodation available

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