Who's who: Kathy Baker

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Who's who: Kathy Baker

  • Name:

    Kathy Baker (Guadagnino)
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    March 20, 1961 in Albany, New York.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1983

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Women's Open (1985). Total LPGA Tour wins (2).

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 1999. Played under her maiden name of Baker until 1987, and then her married name of Guadagnino.

Top tournaments won by Kathy Baker

1988
America
Almaden G&CC
207 (-9)
$45,000
Konica

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Baker, Kathy

Venue

Almaden G&CC

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

Konica

Played as the Konica San Jose Classic. Second-placed Cathy Marino (USA) finished 1 shot behind Kathy Guadagnino (USA; née Baker), who recorded the second of her two LPGA Tour wins. [Almaden G&CC, San Jose, California].

1985
Majors
280 (-8)
$41,975
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Baker, Kathy

Score

280 (-8)

Prize money

$41,975

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Women's Open (40th) (July 11-14). Second-placed Judy Dickinson (USA, née Clark) finished 3 shots behind Kathy Baker (USA; from 1987 competed as Kathy Guadagnino). [Upper course, Baltusrol GC, Springfield, NJ].

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