Who's who: Laura Diaz

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Who's who: Laura Diaz

  • Name:

    Laura Diaz (née Philo)
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    April 27, 1975 in Scotia, New York.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1999

Roll of Honour

Solheim Cup player (2002, '03, '05, '07). Multiple winner on the LPGA Tour.

Did you know?

Prior to 2000, Diaz competed on the LPGA's developmental Futures Tour under her maiden name Philo. After marrying Kevin Diaz, she played as Laura Diaz.

Top tournaments won by Laura Diaz

2002
America
Corning CC
274 (-14)
$150,000
Corning

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Diaz, Laura

Venue

Corning CC

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Corning

Played as the LPGA Corning Classic (May 23-26). Second-placed Rosie Jones (USA) finished 2 shots behind Diaz (USA), who recorded the second of her two LPGA Tour wins. [Corning CC, Corning, nr Elmira, New York].

2002
America
270 (-18)
$120,000
Welch's/Circle K

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Diaz, Laura

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$120,000

Title sponsor

Welch's/Circle K

Played as the Welch's/Circle K Championship (March 21-24). Second-placed Juli Inkster (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Diaz (USA). [North course, Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ].

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