Who's who: Wendy Ward

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Who's who: Wendy Ward

  • Name:

    Wendy Ward
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    May 6, 1973 in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1995

Roll of Honour

US Women's Amateur champion (1994). Curtis Cup player (1994). Solheim Cup player (2002, '03, '05). Total LPGA Tour wins (4).

Did you know?

Former LPGA Tour player, who played her last full season on the Tour in 2013.

Top tournaments won by Wendy Ward

2005
America
200 (-16)
$165,000
Takefuji

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ward, Wendy

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$165,000

Title sponsor

Takefuji

Played as the LPGA Takefuji Classic (April 14-16). Second-placed Lorena Ochoa (Mex) finished 2 shots behind Ward (USA), who recorded the last of her four LPGA Tour wins. [Las Vegas CC, Las Vegas, Nevada].

2001
America
New Albany CC
195 (-21)
$150,000
Wendy's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ward, Wendy

Venue

New Albany CC

Score

195 (-21)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Wendy's

Played as Wendy's Championship for Children (Aug 10-12). Second-placed Moira Dunn (USA) and Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Ward (USA) ...it was indeed Wendy's championship! [New Albany CC, nr Columbus, Ohio].

1998
America
204 (-12)
$97,500
Cup Noodles

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ward, Wendy

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

$97,500

Title sponsor

Cup Noodles

Played as the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open (Feb 19-21). Ward (USA) beat Dana Dormann (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Kapolei GC, Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii].

1997
America
Peninsula Club
265 (-23)
$82,500
Fieldcrest Cannon

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ward, Wendy

Venue

Peninsula Club

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

$82,500

Title sponsor

Fieldcrest Cannon

Played as the Fieldcrest Cannon Classic (Sept 25-28). Second-placed Rosie Jones (USA) and Jane Geddes (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Ward (USA). [Peninsula Club, Cornelius, North Carolina].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Ward, Wendy

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Women's Amateur Championship (94th). Ward (USA) beat defending champion Jill McGill (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Cascades course, The Homestead, Hot Springs, Virginia].

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