Who's who: Judy Kimball

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Who's who: Judy Kimball

  • Name:

    Judith A. "Judy" Kimball
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    June 17, 1938 in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Morningside CC (closed in 2001).
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1961

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US LPGA Championship (1962). Total LPGA Tour wins (3).

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 1988. Known as Judy Kimball-Simon after her marriage in 1982.

Top tournaments won by Judy Kimball

1971
America
New Seabury
206 (-10)
$1,600
LPGA

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kimball, Judy

Venue

New Seabury

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

$1,600

Title sponsor

LPGA

Played as the inaugural LPGA Team Championship (July 15-17). Second-placed team of Judy Rankin (USA) & Marlene Hagge (USA) finished 2 shots behind Kathy Whitworth (USA) & Judy Kimball (USA). [New Seabury CC, Mashpee, MA; first round played at Eastward Ho! CC, Chatham, MA].

1971
America
211
$3,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kimball, Judy

Venue

Score

211

Prize money

$3,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the O'Sullivan Ladies Open. Margie Masters finished in second place behind Kimball.

1966
America
Atlas Valley CC
199 (-17)
$2,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kimball, Judy

Venue

Atlas Valley CC

Score

199 (-17)

Prize money

$2,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Yankee Women's Open (July 22-24). Second-placed Sandra Haynie (USA) & Gail Davis (USA) and Clifford Ann Creed (USA) & Margie Masters (USA) finished 6 shots behind the winning team of Gloria Ehret (USA) & Judy Kimball (USA), who collected the $4,000 team prize. [Atlas Valley CC, Grand Blanc, nr Flint, Michigan].

1962
Majors
282 (-2)
$2,300
LPGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Kimball, Judy

Score

282 (-2)

Prize money

$2,300

Title sponsor

LPGA

The LPGA Championship (8th) (Oct 4-7). Second-placed Shirley Spork (USA) finished 4 shots behind 24-year-old Kimball (USA), who recorded her first and only major championship win. [Las Vegas National GC, Las Vegas, NV; at the time known as Stardust CC].

1961
America
295
$295
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Kimball, Judy

Venue

Score

295

Prize money

$295

Title sponsor

x

Played as the American Women's Open.

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