Who's who in golf - Kelly Robbins


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Name: - Kelly Robbins
Country: - USA
Born : - Sep 29, 1969 in Mt Pleasant, Michigan.
Original Home/Club: - Mt. Pleasant, MI
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1992

Roll of Honour

Majors (1). Solheim Cup player (1994, '96, '98, 2000, '02, '03). Total professional wins (12), of which US LPGA Tour (9).


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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.


Top tournaments won by Kelly Robbins

1999Wmn AmericaHealthSouth InauguralGrand Cypress205 (-11)$82,500
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].
1998Wmn AmericaHealthSouth InauguralGrand Cypress209 (-7)$90,000
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].
1998Wmn AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (LPGA)RTJ Trail at Grand Natl276 (-12)$122,000
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].
1997Wmn AmericaMarathon ClassicHighland Meadows265 (-19)$105,000
Played as the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic (July 3-6). Second-placed Tammi Green (USA) finished 8 shots behind Robbins (USA). [Highland Meadows GC, Sylvania, nr Toledo, Ohio].
1997Wmn AmericaOffice Depot, TheIbis G&CC271 (-17)$75,000
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].
1996Wmn AmericaLongs Drugs ChallengeTwelve Bridges273 (-11)$75,000
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].
1995Team EventsHyundai Matches (LPGA)PGA West1 hole$125,000
Played as the Diners Club Matches (unofficial 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. [PGA West (Nicklaus Resort course), La Quinta, CA].
1995Wmn MajorsUS Women's PGADuPont CC274 (-10)$180,000
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].
1994Team EventsHyundai Matches (LPGA)PGA West2 & 1$125,000
Played as the Diners Club Matches (unofficial 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. [PGA West (Nicklaus Resort course), La Quinta, CA].
1994Wmn AmericaMarathon ClassicHighland Meadows204 (-9)$75,000
Played as the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic. Robbins (USA) beat Tammie Green (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Highland Meadows GC, Sylvania, nr Toledo, Ohio].
1993Wmn AmericaLPGA Corning ClassicCorning CC277 (-11)$75,000
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].

 

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