Born:Dec 27, 1962 in Madison, Wisconsin.
MAJORS (2). Solheim Cup player (1994, '98, 2000, '07). Total professional wins (9, to date), including LPGA Tour (8).
Steinhauer attended college at the University of Texas, turning professional as a golfer at the age of 22. She is a three-time winner of the Women's British Open (1998, '99 and 2006), an event which only became a major championship from 2001. Steinhauer retired from the LPGA Tour in 2012, and now plays on the Legends Tour.
Played as the LPGA State Farm Classic (Aug 30-Sept 2). Second-placed Christina Kim (USA) finished 1 shot behind Steinhauer (USA), who claimed the last of her eight LPGA Tour wins. [Panther Creek CC, Springfield, Illinois].
The Weetabix Women's British Open (30th) (Aug 3-6). Second-placed Sophie Gustafson (Swe) and Cristie Kerr (USA) finished 3 shots behind Steinhauer (USA). This was Steinhauer's third win in this event (the first two coming before its recognition as an LPGA major championship). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].
Played as the Sybase Classic presented by Lincoln Mercury (May 20-23). Second-placed Grace Park (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Steinhauer (USA). [Wykagyl CC, New Rochelle, New York].
Played as the Japan Airlines Big Apple Classic presented by Golf Magazine (July 15-18). Steinhauer (USA) beat Lorie Kane (Can) with a birdie at the fifth playoff hole. [Wykagyl CC, New Rochelle, New York].
Played as the Weetabix Women's British Open (Aug 12-15; Eurpn Ladies' PGA/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Steinhauer (USA), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Duke's course, Woburn GC, nr Milton Keynes, Bucks].
Played as the Weetabix Women's British Open (Aug 13-16; Eurpn Ladies' PGA/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Sophie Gustafson (Swe) and Brandie Burton (USA) finished 1 shot behind Steinhauer (USA). Strong winds battered the course throughout the event. [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].
Played as the Sprint Championship. Second-placed Kelly Robbins (USA) finished 1 shot behind Steinhauer (USA), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Indigo Lakes GC, Daytona Beach, Florida].
Played as the du Maurier Classic. Second-placed Judy Dickinson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Steinhauer (USA). [St Charles CC, Winnipeg, Manitoba].
LPGA Tour Championship: the CME Group Tour Championship brings the curtain down on the LPGA Tour’s 2020 season at Tiburón Golf Club in Florida (Dec 17-20).
Race to Dubai: the European Tour’s season-long Order of Merit comes to its conclusion in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai (Dec 10-13).
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