Who's who: Nancy Scranton

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Who's who: Nancy Scranton

  • Name:

    Nancy Scranton
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    April 26, 1961 in Centralia, Illinois.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1985

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): du Maurier Classic (1991). Solheim Cup (2000). Total LPGA Tour wins (3).

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player, who retired from the Tour in 2008.

Top tournaments won by Nancy Scranton

2000
America
Club at the Strand
275 (-13)
$127,500
Subaru

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Scranton, Nancy

Venue

Club at the Strand

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$127,500

Title sponsor

Subaru

Played as the Subaru Memorial of Naples (Jan 20-23). Scranton (USA) beat Maria Hjorth (Swe) with a par at the second playoff hole. [The Club at the Strand, Naples, FL].

1992
America
Los Coyotes CC
279 (-9)
$75,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Scranton, Nancy

Venue

Los Coyotes CC

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as Los Coyotes LPGA Classic. Second-placed Meg Mallon (USA) finished 1 shot behind Scranton (USA), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Los Coyotes CC, Buena Park, nr Los Angeles, CA].

1991
Majors
Vancouver GC
279 (-9)
$105,000
du Maurier

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Scranton, Nancy

Venue

Vancouver GC

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$105,000

Title sponsor

du Maurier

Played as the du Maurier Classic (Sept 12-15). Second-placed Debbie Massey (USA) finished 3 shots behind 30-year-old Nancy Scranton (USA), who recorded the first of her three LPGA Tour titles ... and a major championship title! [The Vancouver GC, Coquitlam, nr Vancouver, BC].

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