Born:Sept 29, 1969 in Mt Pleasant, Michigan.
MAJORS (1): LPGA Championship (1995). Solheim Cup player (1994, '96, '98, 2000, '02, '03). Total professional wins (12), including LPGA Tour (9).
Robbins started playing golf aged 8, and enjoyed a successful amateur career. While attending the University of Tulsa, she was twice named a First-Team All-American. Her LPGA career started in 1992, and saw her win nine tour titles, including a major championship in 1995. Robbins played on six Solheim Cup teams.
Played as the HealthSouth Inaugural (Jan 15-17; LPGA Tr season opener). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) and Tina Barrett (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Robbins (USA), who recorded the last of her nine LPGA Tour wins. [Grand Cypress GC, Orlando, Florida].
Played as the HealthSouth Inaugural (Jan 16-18; LPGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Meg Mallon (USA) finished 2 shots behind Robbins (USA). [Grand Cypress GC, Orlando, Florida].
Played as Lifetime's AFLAC Tournament of Champions (Oct 8-11). Second-placed Juli Inkster (USA) finished 4 shots behind Robbins (USA). [RTJ Golf Trail at Grand National, Auburn/Opelika, AL].
Played as the inaugural Diet Dr Pepper National Pro-Am (Feb 6-9). Robbins (USA) beat Emilee Klein (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole, to record her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Legend course, Ibis G&CC, West Palm Beach, FL].
Played as the inaugural Gillette Tour Challenge (Oct 7; unofficial money best-ball event involving teams that comprised a PGA Tr, LPGA Tr and Snr PGA Tr player). The second-placed teams of Lee Janzen (USA), Barb Mucha (USA) & Bob Murphy (USA) and Payne Stewart (USA), Karrie Webb (Aus) & Walter Morgan (USA) finished 2 shots behind winning team of Nick Price (Zim), Kelly Robbins (USA) and Jim Colbert (USA). [Mid Ocean Club, Tucker's Town, Bermuda].
Played as the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic (July 3-6). Second-placed Tammi Green (USA) finished 8 shots behind Kelly Robbins (USA). [Highland Meadows GC, Sylvania, nr Toledo, Ohio].
The inaugural Twelve Bridges LPGA Classic (April 4-7). Robbins (USA) beat Val Skinner with a birdie at the fifth playoff hole. [Twelve Bridges GC, Lincoln, nr Sacremento, CA; now known as Catta Verdera CC].
The McDonald's LPGA Championship (41st) (May 11-14). Second-placed and defending champion Laura Davies (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Robbins (USA), who recorded her first and only major championship win. [DuPont CC, Wilmington, Delaware].
Played as the Diners Club Matches (Dec 8-10; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Defending champions Kelly Robbins (USA) & Tammie Green (USA) beat Laura Davies (Eng) & Mardi Lunn (Aus) by 1 hole in the final of the LPGA matches. [Nicklaus Tournament (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].
Played as the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic (July 8-10). Kelly Robbins (USA) beat Tammie Green (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record her second LPGA Tour win. [Highland Meadows GC, Sylvania, nr Toledo, Ohio].
Played as the inaugural Diners Club Matches (Dec 9-11; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Kelly Robbins (USA) & Tammie Green (USA) beat Juli Inkster (USA) & Patty Sheehan (USA) 2 and 1 in the final of the LPGA matches. [Nicklaus Tournament (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].
Played as the LPGA Corning Classic. First-time LPGA Tour winner Robbins (USA) beat Alison Nicholas (Eng) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Corning CC, Corning, nr Elmira, New York].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
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