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Name: - Laura Jane Davies
Country: - England
Born : - On October 5th, 1963 in Coventry, Warwickshire.
Original Home/Club: - Coventry, Warwicks / West Byfleet GC, Surrey
Occupation: - Professional golfer; golf commentator.
Turned Pro: - 1988

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (4): US Women's Open (1987); Women's PGA Ch'ship (1994, '96); du Maurier Classic (1996). SENIOR MAJORS (2): US Senior Women's Open (2018); Senior LPGA Championship (2018). Curtis Cup player (1984). Solheim Cup player (1990, '92, '94, '96, '98, 2000, '02, '03, '05, '07, '09, '11). Multiple wins on the European, LPGA, Asian, Japan and Australasian tours. Ladies European Tr Rookie of the Year (1985) and Order of Merit winner (1985, '86, '92, '96, '99, 2004, '06). LPGA Tr leading money winner (1994). World Golf Hall of Fame (inducted in 2015).

Appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire, MBE (1988); Commander of the Order of the British Empire, CBE (2000), and a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, DBE (2014), which carries the title 'Dame.'


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Laura Davies is Britain's most accomplished female golfer of the modern era. She became the first non-American to finish at the top of the LPGA money list, as well as winning four major championships and the Ladies European Order of Merit title a record seven times.


Top tournaments won by Laura Davies

2018Snr WomenSenior LPGA Ch'shipFrench Lick208 (-8)$90,000
Played as the Senior LPGA Championship presented by Old National Bank (Oct 15-17; major championship for senior women). Second-placed Helen Alfredsson (Swe) and Silvia Cavalleri (Italy) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng), whose win gave her both senior women's major titles in 2018. [Pete Dye course, French Lick Resort, Indiana].
2018Snr WomenUS Snr Women's OpenChicago GC276 (-16)$180,000
Played as the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open (July 12-15; second senior women's major championship to be established, following the inaugural Senior LPGA Championship in 2017). Second-placed Juli Inkster (USA) finished 10 shots behind Davies (Eng), who claimed her first senior women's major championship title. [Chicago GC, Wheaton, nr Chicago, IL].
2010Wmn EuropeLadies Austrian OpenFohrenwald-Wiener205 (-11)€30,000
Played as the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open presented by Raiffeisen (Sept 3-5). Second-placed Virginie Lagoutte-Clement (Fra) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her 75th career title and third win in this event. [Golfclub Föhrenwald, Wiener Neustadt, Austria].
2010Wmn EuropeLadies German OpenGut Hausern277 (-11)€49,500
Played as the Unicredit Ladies German Open presented by Audi (May 13-16). Second-placed Melissa Reid (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her 40th win on the Ladies European Tour. [Golfpark Gut Häusern, nr Munich, Germany].
2010Wmn EuropeLadies Spanish OpenFlamingos GC202 (-11)€52,500
Played as the Open de España Femenino (Sept 16-19). Second-placed Christina Kim (USA), Rebecca Hudson (Eng) and Frances Bondad (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Flamingos GC, Villa Padierna, nr Estepona, Costa del Sol].
2010Wmn Aus/NZNew Zealand Women's OpenPegasus, NZ279 (-9)€33,333
Played as the Pegasus New Zealand Women's Open hosted by Christchurch (Feb 25-28; ALPG/LET Trs event; LET season-opener). Second-placed Pernilla Lindberg (Swe), Marianne Skarpnord (Nor) and Sarah Kemp (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Davies (Eng), who recorded the last of her eight ALPG Tour wins. [Pegasus G&SC, Christchurch, NZ].
2010Wmn AsiaWomen's Indian OpenDLF G&CC213 (-3)US$45,000
Played as the Hero Honda Women's Indian Open (Nov 11-13; Ladies Eurpn and Asian Trs event). Davies (Eng) beat Louise Friberg (Swe), Nontaya Srisawang (Thai) and Tandi Cunningham (RSA) at the first playoff hole. [DLF G&CC, New Delhi, India].
2009Wmn Aus/NZAustralian Women's OpenMetropolitan GC285 (-7)A$75,000
Played as the Women's Australian Open (Feb 12-15; ALPG/LET Trs event). Second-placed Tania Elosegui (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her second win in this event. [Metropolitan GC, South Oakleigh, Melbourne, Aus].
2008Wmn EuropeLadies Austrian OpenFohrenwald-Wiener273 (-15)€37,500
Played as the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open in Austria (Sept 11-14). Second-placed Lisa Hall (Eng) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Davies (Eng). [Golfclub Föhrenwald, Wiener Neustadt, Austria].
2008Wmn EuropeLalla Meryem CupRoyal Dar Es Salam206 (-13)
Played as the Princess Lalla Meryem Cup (Nov 6-8; unofficial limited-field event). Second-placed Tania Elosegui (Esp) finished 3 shots behind 44-year-old Davies (Eng), who recorded a wire-to-wire win in this event. [Red course, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco].
2008Wmn Aus/NZNSW Women's OpenOatlands GC207 (-9)A$18,750
Played as the LG Bing Lee Women's NSW Open (Jan 25-27; ALPG Tr event). Second-placed Sarah Oh (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Oatlands GC, Oatlands, nr Sydney, NSW].
2007Wmn EuropeLadies Austrian OpenFohrenwald-Wiener200 (-16)€37,500
Played as the UNIQA Austrian Ladies Golf Open presented by Raiffeisen (Sept 27-30). Second-placed and defending champion Sophie Gustafson (Swe) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Golfclub Föhrenwald, Wiener Neustadt, Austria].
2006Wmn AwardsOrder of Merit - LET€471,727see Score
Davies (Eng) won her seventh LET Order of Merit (New Star Money List), with 2006 season earnings of €471,727 on the Tour. Gwladys Nocera (Fra) was second with €415,020; Annika Sörenstam (Swe) was third with €225,822.
2006Wmn EuropeSAS Ladies MastersOslo GC205 (-11)€30,000
Played as the SAS Masters (Aug 25-27; formerly P4 Norwegian Masters; last played in 2002). Ellen Smets (Belg) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Davies (Eng), who recorded her 35th LET win. [Oslo GC, Lake Bogstad, Oslo, Norway].
2005Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET70.35n/a
Davies (Eng) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Ladies European Tour.
2004Wmn Aus/NZAustralian Women's OpenConcord GC, Aus283 (-5)A$82,500
Played as the AAMI Women's Australian Open (March 4-7; ALPG/LET Trs event). Second-placed Rachel Teske (Aus; née Hetherington) finished 6 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Concord GC, Sydney, Aus].
2004Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET70.31n/a
Davies (Eng) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Ladies European Tour.
2004Wmn AwardsOrder of Merit - LET777 pts€254,774
Davies (Eng) won her sixth LET Robe di Kappa Order of Merit, based on a season-long points total of 777.26 pts. Trish Johnson (Eng) was second with 672.65 pts; Stephanie Arricau (Fra) was third with 657.77 pts. On the LET money list Davies finished with earnings of €254,774, Johnson with €160,179 and Arricau with €171,143.
2003Wmn Aus/NZAustralian Ladies MastersRoyal Pines203 (-13)A$120,000
Played as the ANZ Ladies Masters (Feb 20-23; ALPG/LET Trs event; LET season-opener). Second-placed Rebecca Stevenson (Aus) and Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her third win in this event. [RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia].
2002Wmn EuropeSAS Ladies MastersOslo GC283 (-5)€52,800
Played as the inaugural P4 Norwegian Masters (Aug 1-4; not played again until 2006). Davies (Eng) beat Ana Larraneta (Esp) at the second playoff hole. [Oslo GC, Lake Bogstad, Oslo, Norway].
2001Wmn EuropeLadies Intl Match PlayGleneagles5 & 4£110,000
Played as the inaugural WPGA International Match Play (Sept 6-9). Davies (Eng) beat Janice Moodie (Scot) 5 and 4 in the final. [PGA Centenary course, Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire].
2001Wmn AmericaWegmans LPGALocust Hill CC279 (-9)$150,000
Played as Wegmans Rochester International (June 7-10). Second-placed Maria Hjorth (Swe) and Wendy Ward (USA) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Locust Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].
2000Wmn AmericaLos Angeles ChampionshipWood Ranch CC211 (-5)$112,500
Played as the Los Angeles Women's Championship presented by Yamaha (Feb 11-13). Second-placed Carin Koch (Swe), Michele Redman (USA) and Janice Moodie (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Wood Ranch CC, Simi Valley, California].
2000Wmn AmericaPhilips InvitationalOnion Creek275 (-5)$127,500
Played as the Philips Invitational honoring Harvey Penick (May 4-7). Second-placed Dottie Pepper (USA) finished 2 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Onion Creek Club, Austin, Texas].
1999Wmn EuropeChrysler OpenHalmstad273 (-15)£22,500
Played as the Chrysler Open (July 1-4). Second-placed Alison Nicholas (Eng) finished 8 shots behind defending champion Davies (Eng). [North course, Halmstad GK, Tylosand, nr Halmstad, Sweden].
1999Wmn AmericaJCPenney ClassicInnisbrook Resort260 (-24)$220,000
Played as the JCPenney Classic (Dec 2-5; two-person team event; one PGA Tr, one LPGA Tr; the last JC Penney Classic after a 23-year run). Winning team of John Daly (USA) & Laura Davies (Eng) beat Paul Azinger (USA) & Se Ri Pak (S Kor) with a 30-foot birdie putt at the third playoff hole. [Copperhead course, Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, nr Tampa, FL].
1999Wmn EuropeLadies Ch'ship of EuropeGleneagles280 (-8)£45,000
Played as the McDonald's WPGA Championship of Europe (Aug 5-8). Davies (Eng) beat Maria Hjorth (Swe) with a par at the second playoff hole. [King's course, Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire].
1999Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET70.50n/a
Davies (Eng) won the Vivien Saunders Trophy, recording the season's lowest stroke average on the European LPGA Tour.
1999Wmn AwardsOrder of Merit - LET£204,521see Score
Davies (Eng) won her fifth European LPGA Tour Order of Merit, with 1999 season earnings of £204,521 on the Tour. Catrin Nilsmark (Swe) was second with £131,565; Alison Nicholas (Eng) was third with £128,223.
1999Wmn AwardsPlyr of Yr - LETxn/a
Davies (Eng) won her second European LPGA Players' Player of the Year Award, based on the votes of her peers.
1999Wmn EuropeScandinavian TPCOsterakers GK277 (-15)£45,000
Played as the Compaq Open (Aug 19-22). Second-placed Helen Alfredsson (Swe) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her 30th European Ladies' PGA Tour win. [West course, Osterakers GC, Akersberga, nr Stockholm, Sweden].
1998Wmn AmericaADT ChampionshipDesert Inn CC277 (-11)$215,000
Played as the PageNet Championship (Nov 19-22; LPGA Tr season-ending event). Second-placed Brandie Burton (USA), Pat Hurst (USA) and Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Desert Inn CC, Las Vegas, NV; now known as Wynn Las Vegas].
1998Wmn EuropeChrysler OpenSjogarde GC284 (-8)£18,750
Played as the inaugural Chrysler Open (July 23-26). Second-placed Trish Johnson (Eng) and Raquel Carriedo (Esp) finished 6 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Sjögärde GC, Frillesås, nr Kungsbacka, Sweden].
1998Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET71.96n/a
Davies (Eng) won the Vivien Saunders Trophy, recording the season's lowest stroke average on the European LPGA Tour.
1998Wmn AmericaSkins Game (LPGA)Stonebriar CC10 skins$270,000
Played as the JCPenney LPGA Skins Game (May 23/24; for the last time until 2003) (unofficial LPGA Tr event). Davies (Eng) won with a total of 10 skins worth $270,000. Second: Karrie Webb (Aus) 4 skins worth $140,000. Third: defending champion Annika Sorenstam (Swe) 3 skins worth $100,000. Fourth: Nancy Lopez (USA) 1 skin worth $30,000. [Stonebriar CC, Frisco, nr Dallas, Texas].
1997Wmn EuropeHennessy Ladies CupKoln, Refrath288 (E)£45,000
Played as the Hennessy Cup (Sept 18-21). Second-placed Anne-Marie Knight (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [Golf & Land Club Köln, Refrath, nr Cologne].
1997Wmn EuropeLadies Danish OpenVejle GC207 (-9)£13,500
Played as the Ford-Stimorol Danish Open (June 6-8). Second-placed Maria Hjorth (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Vejle GC, Vejle, South Jutland].
1997Wmn AmericaPhoenix LPGA IntlMoon Valley CC277 (-15)$127,500
Played as the Standard Register PING Championship (March 20-23). Davies (Eng) beat Kelly Robbins (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record her fourth straight win in this event. [Moon Valley CC, Phoenix, Arizona].
1996Wmn MajorsCanadian Women's OpenEdmonton CC277 (-11)$150,000
Played as the du Maurier Classic (Aug 1-4). Second-placed Nancy Lopez (USA) and Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her second major championship win of 1996. [Edmonton CC, Edmonton, Alberta].
1996Wmn EuropeEvian Ch'shipEvian Resort274 (-14)£56,250
Played as the Evian Masters (June 19-22; LET major ch'ship). Second-placed Carin Koch (Swe) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Evian Masters GC, Evian-les-Bains, France].
1996Wmn EuropeLadies English OpenOxfordshire, The273 (-15)£15,000
Played as the Wilkinson Sword Ladies English Open (Sept 12-15; not played again until 2004). Second-placed Helen Alfredsson (Swe) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Davies (Eng). [The Oxfordshire, Milton Common, nr Oxford].
1996Wmn EuropeLadies Italian OpenIl Picciolo GC282 (-10)£15,000
Played as the Italian Ladies Open di Sicilia (Oct 17-20). Second-placed Tina Fischer (Ger) and Fiona Pike (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her 25th win on the Women's Professional Golf European Tour. [Il Picciola GC, Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily].
1996Wmn AwardsOrder of Merit - LET£110,880see Score
Davies (Eng) won her fourth WPG European Tour Ford Order of Merit, with 1996 season earnings of £110,880 on the Tour. Helen Alfredsson (Swe) was second with £97,804; Trish Johnson (Eng) was third with £80,333.
1996Wmn AmericaPhoenix LPGA IntlMoon Valley CC284 (-8)$105,000
Played as the Standard Register PING Championship (March 21-24). Second-placed Kristal Parker-Gregory (USA) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her third straight win in this event. [Moon Valley CC, Phoenix, Arizona].
1996Wmn AwardsPlyr of Yr - LETxn/a
Davies (Eng) won the Women Professional Golfers' European Tr Players' Player of the Year Award, based on the votes of her peers.
1996Wmn AwardsPlyr of Yr - LPGA250.50 ptsn/a
Davies (Eng) won the LPGA Tour Player of the Year Award, based on a points system for top 10 finishes and performance in Majors.
1996Wmn AmericaSkins Game (LPGA)Stonebriar CC12 skins$340,000
Played as the JCPenney LPGA Skins Game (May 25/26; unofficial LPGA Tr event). Davies (Eng) won with a total of 12 skins worth a record $340,000; her birdie at the 14th contributed $300,000 of that total. Second: Annika Sörenstam (Swe) and defending champion Dottie Pepper (USA) each collected 3 skins worth $100,000. Fourth: Beth Daniel (USA) was shut out with no skins. [Stonebriar CC, Frisco, nr Dallas, Texas].
1996Wmn AmericaStar Bank LPGA ClassicCC of the North204 (-12)$82,500
Played as the Star Bank LPGA Classic in conjunction with The Children's Medical Centre (Aug 23-25). Second-placed Pat Hurst (USA) and Maggie Will (USA) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng). [CC of the North, Beavercreek, Dayton, Ohio].
1996Wmn MajorsUS Women's PGADuPont CC213 (E)$180,000
The McDonald's LPGA Championship (42nd) (May 10-12). Second-placed Julie Piers (USA) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her second win in this event in three years. Reduced to 54 holes due to rain. [DuPont CC, Wilmington, Delaware].
1995Wmn AmericaChick-fil-A Ch'shipEagle's Landing CC201 (-15)$75,000
Played as the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship (April 21-23). Kelly Robbins (USA) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Eagle's Landing CC, Stockbridge, nr Atlanta, GA].
1995Wmn EuropeEvian Ch'shipEvian Resort271 (-17)£40,630
Played as the Evian Masters (June 7-10; LET major ch'ship). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 5 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Evian Masters GC, Evian-les-Bains, France].
1995Wmn EuropeLadies English OpenOxfordshire, The279 (-9)£13,800
Played as the Wilkinson Sword Ladies English Open (Aug 31-Sep 3). Second-placed Karina Orum (Den) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [The Oxfordshire, Milton Common, nr Oxford].
1995Wmn EuropeLadies Irish OpenSt Margaret's267 (-25)£15,000
Played as the Guardian Irish Holidays Open (July 27-30). Second-placed Asa Gottmo (Swe) finished 16 shots behind defending champion Davies (Eng), who recorded her 20th win on the Women's Professional Golf European Tour. [St Margaret's G&CC, St Margaret's, Co. Dublin].
1995Wmn EuropeLadies Welsh OpenSt Pierre278 (-10)£9,000
Played as the Woodpecker Welsh Open (Aug 10-13; Women's Pro Golf Eurpn Tr and LPGA Tr event). Second-placed Wendy Doolan (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Old course, St Pierre Hotel & CC, Chepstow, South Wales].
1995Wmn AmericaPhoenix LPGA IntlMoon Valley CC280 (-12)$105,000
Played as the Standard Register PING Championship (March 16-19). Second-placed Beth Daniel (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Davies (Eng), who recorded her tenth LPGA Tour win. [Moon Valley CC, Phoenix, Arizona].
1994Wmn Aus/NZAustralian Ladies MastersRoyal Pines272 (-20)A$37,500
Played as the Alpine Australian Ladies Masters (Dec 15-18; ALPG Tr event; first time played over 72 holes). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Davies (Eng). [RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia].
1994Wmn EuropeLadies Irish OpenSt Margaret's282 (-6)£10,500
Played as the Holiday Ireland Women's Open (July 28-31; last played in 1986). Second-placed Helen Wadsworth (Wales) and Carin Hjalmarsson (later Carin Koch) finished 8 shots behind Davies (Eng). [St Margaret's G&CC, St Margaret's, Co. Dublin].
1994Wmn EuropeLadies Scottish OpenDalmahoy278 (-10)£11,250
Played as the Skoda Women's Scottish Open (Aug 4-7; last played in 1988). Second-placed Karina Orum (Den) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [East course, Dalmahoy Hotel & CC, Midlothian].
1994Wmn AwardsMoney Winner - LPGA Tr$687,201see Score
Davies (Eng) won the LPGA Tour 1994 Money List, with earnings of $687,201 on the Tour. Beth Daniel (USA) was second with $659,426; Liselotte Neumann (Swe) was third with $505,701.
1994Wmn AmericaPhoenix LPGA IntlMoon Valley CC277 (-15)$105,000
Played as the Standard Register PING Championship. Second-placed Beth Daniel (USA) and Elaine Crosby (USA) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Moon Valley CC, Phoenix, Arizona].
1994Wmn AmericaSara Lee ClassicHermitage GC, TN203 (-13)$78,750
Played as the Sara Lee Classic. Second-placed and defending champion Meg Mallon (USA) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [Hermitage GC, Old Hickory, Nashville, TN].
1994Wmn MajorsUS Women's PGADuPont CC279 (-5)$165,000
The McDonald's LPGA Championship (40th) (May 12-15). Second-placed Alice Ritzman (USA) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her second major championship win. [DuPont CC, Wilmington, Delaware].
1993Wmn Aus/NZAustralian Ladies MastersRoyal Pines211 (-8)A$37,500
Played as the Alpine Australian Ladies Masters (Dec 10-12; ALPG Tr event). Second-placed Jane Geddes (USA), Leigh Ann Mills (USA) and Muffin Spencer-Devlin (USA) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia].
1993Wmn EuropeLadies English OpenTytherington Club277 (-11)£9,000
Played as the Waterford Dairies Ladies English Open (Sept 2-5). Second-placed Marie-Laure de Lorenzi (Fra) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Davies (Eng). [The Tytherington Club, Macclesfield, Cheshire].
1993Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET71.63n/a
Davies (Eng) won the Vivien Saunders Trophy, recording the season's lowest stroke average on the WPG European Tour.
1993Wmn AmericaMcDonald's ChampionshipDuPont CC277 (-7)$135,000
Played as the McDonald's Championship. Second-placed Sherri Steinhauer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [DuPont CC, Wilmington, Delaware].
1992Wmn EuropeLadies English OpenTytherington Club281 (-11)£7,500
Played as the Ladies English Open (July 30-Aug 2). Second-placed Tania Abitbol (Esp), Marie-Laure de Lorenzi (Fra), Corinne Dibnah (Aus) and Alison Nicholas Eng) finished 7 shots behind Davies (Eng). [The Tytherington Club, Macclesfield, Cheshire].
1992Wmn EuropeLadies Eurpn OpenBeuerberg GC285 (-11)£15,000
Played as the European Open (June 25-28). Second-placed Catrine Nilsmark (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Davies (Eng). [GC Beuerberg, nr Munich, Germany].
1992Wmn EuropeLadies Italian OpenFrassenelle GC274 (-14)£16,500
Played as the BMW Italian Ladies Open (Sept 17-20). Second-placed Sandrine Mendiburu (Fra) finished 5 shots behind Davies (Eng), who claimed her third win in this event. [Frassenelle GC, nr Padua, Italy].
1992Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET70.35n/a
Davies (Eng) won the Vivien Saunders Trophy, recording the season's lowest stroke average on the WPG European Tour.
1992Wmn AwardsOrder of Merit - LET£66,333see Score
Davies (Eng) won her third WPG European Tour Order of Merit, with earnings of £66,333 on the Tour. Helen Alfredsson (Swe) was second with £55,900; Corinne Dibnah (Aus) was third with £53,211.
1991Wmn AmericaInamori ClassicStoneRidge CC277 (-11)$60,000
Played as the Inamori Classic. Second-placed Lynn Connelly (USA) and Judy Dickinson (USA) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng). [StoneRidge CC, Poway, nr San Diego, CA].
1991Wmn EuropeRome ClassicOlgiata GC281 (-7)£12,000
Played as the Valextra Classic (April 18-21; Women's Pro Golf Eurpn Tr season-opener). Second-placed Tania Abitbol (Esp) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Olgiata GC, nr Rome, Italy].
1990Wmn EuropeBiarritz Ladies OpenBiarritz - Le Phare136 (-8)£12,000
Played as the AGF Biarritz Ladies' Open. Second-placed Alison Nicholas (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [Golf de Biarritz-Le Phare, Biarritz, France].
1989Wmn AmericaLady Keystone OpenHershey CC207 (-9)$45,000
Played as the Lady Keystone Open. Second-placed Pat Bradley (USA) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [West course, Hershey CC, Hershey, PA].
1989Wmn EuropeLaing Charity ClassicStoke Park276 (-16)£9,000
Played as the Laing Ladies Charity Classic. Second-placed Dale Reid (Scot), Jane Connachan (Scot), Corinne Dibnah (Aus) and Susan Moon (USA) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Stoke Park CC, Stoke Poges, Bucks; at the time known as Stoke Poges GC].
1988Wmn EuropeBiarritz Ladies OpenBiarritz - Le Phare267 (-9)£7,500
Played as the Biarritz Ladies' Open. Second-placed Marie-Laure de Lorenzi Taya (Fra) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [Golf de Biarritz-Le Phare, Biarritz, France].
1988Wmn EuropeFord Ladies ClassicWoburn292 (-4)£6,000
Played as the Ford Ladies Classic. Second-placed Corinne Dibnah (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [Duchess course, Woburn GC, nr Milton Keynes, Bucks].
1988Wmn EuropeLadies Italian OpenCa' della Nave269 (-19)£10,500
Played as the Ladies Italian Open. Second-placed Marie-Laure de Lorenzi Taya (Fra) finished 9 shots behind defending champion Davies (Eng). [Ca' della Nave GC, Martellago, nr Venice, Italy].
1988Wmn AmericaMarathon ClassicGlengarry CC277 (-11)$41,250
Played as the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic. Nancy Lopez (USA) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Glengarry CC, Holland, nr Toledo, Ohio; now called Stone Oak CC].
1988Wmn AmericaWelch's ChampionshipRandolph GC278 (-10)$45,000
Played as the Circle K LPGA Tucson Open. Second-placed Robin Walton (USA) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ; formerly called North course, Randolph Park].
1987Wmn EuropeLadies Italian OpenCroara CC285 (-3)£9,000
Played as the inaugural Ladies Italian Open. Second-placed Liselotte Nuemann (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [Croara CC, Gazzola, nr Piancenza, Italy].
1987Wmn MajorsUS Women's OpenPlainfield CC285 (-3)$55,000
The US Women's Open (42nd) (July 23-28). Davies (Eng) beat JoAnne Carner (USA) and Ayako Okamoto (Jpn) in an 18-hole playoff: Davies 71 (-1), Okamoto 73 (+1), Carner 74 (+2). Davies recorded the first of her four major championship wins. [Plainfield CC, Edison, NJ].
1986Wmn EuropeBritish Women's OpenRoyal Birkdale283 (-9)£9,000
Played as the Women's British Open. Second-placed Peggy Conley (USA) and Marta Figueras-Dotti (Esp) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng), who was in her second year as a professional. In 1987 Davies won the US Ladies Open, becoming the first player to hold the British and US titles at the same time. [Royal Birkdale GC, Southport, Merseyside].
1986Wmn EuropeGtr Manchester Open (Women)Haigh Hall GC268 (-20)£3,000
Played as the Greater Manchester Open. Second-placed Penny Whittaker (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Haigh Hall GC, Aspull, Wigan, Lancs, England].
1986Wmn EuropeLadies Spanish OpenLa Manga286 (-10)£3,750
Played as the La Manga Spanish Open (Oct 21-24). Second-placed Corinne Dibnah (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Davies (Eng). [La Manga Club, nr Cartagena, Murcia, Spain].
1986Wmn AwardsLow Stroke Ave - LET72.09n/a
Davies (Eng) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the Women's PGA Tour.
1986Wmn AwardsOrder of Merit - LET£37,500£5,000
Davies (Eng) won her second straight WPGA Tour Ring & Brymer Order of Merit, with 1986 season earnings of £37,500 on the Tour. Liselotte Neumann (Swe) was second with £37,006; Corinne Dibnah (Aus) was third with £26,969. Davies received a £5,000 bonus as the Order of Merit winner.
1986Wmn EuropeWirral ClassicCaldy GC285 (-11)£3,000
Played as the McEwans Wirral Classic. Dale Reid (Scot), Beverley New (Eng) and Penny Grice-Whittaker (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Davies (Eng). [Caldy GC, Caldy, Wirral, England].
1985Wmn EuropeLadies Eurpn Masters (Belg)Royal Waterloo286 (-6)£5,000
Played as the inaugural Belgian Ladies Open (June 27-30). Second-placed Maxine Burton (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Davies (Eng). [Marache course, Royal Waterloo GC, Waterloo, Belgium].
1985Wmn AwardsOrder of Merit - LET£21,736£2,500
Davies (Eng) won the WPGA Tour 1985 Ring & Brymer Order of Merit, with earnings of £21,736 on the Tour. Jane Connachan (Scot) was second with £21,234; Beverly Huke (Eng) was third with £18,702. Davies received a £2,500 bonus as the Order of Merit winner.
1985Wmn AwardsRookie of Yr - LET£21,736£500
Davies (Eng) won the Women's PGA Tour 1985 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. She also finished top of the Tour's (money-based) Order of Merit, with earnings of £21,736. Davies received a £500 bonus as the top rookie.

 

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HSBC Women’s World ChampionshipMichelle Wie returns as defending champion after recording her fifth LPGA Tour win on Sentosa’s Tanjong course last year (Feb 28-Mar 3)
WGC – Mexico Championshipthe first WGC event of 2019 at GC Chapultepec sees recent AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am winner Phil Mickelson defend (Feb 21-24)

Who's Who: 
Bryson DeChambeau: “The Scientist” wins the Dubai Desert Classic and with it his first European Tour victory.
Dustin Johnsona week after DeChambeau’s win, “DJ” recorded his first European Tour win at the inaugural Saudi International.

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Koksijde Golf ter Hille Golf Club: on what was previously open farmland, an enjoyable and challenging links-style layout has been crafted. Perhaps the inspiration for Koksijde's new course came from a renowned Harry Colt layout that existed in the 1920s just a couple of kilometres to the west. Read more...
The Duke Golf Club: represents the latest in a trio of private courses to arrive on the Dutch golfing scene. All prefixed by the definite article, The Dutch (2010, designer Colin Montgomerie) and The International (2012, Ian Woosnam) have now been joined by The Duke, which firmly targets a business clientele and the corporate golf market. Read more...
Drentse Golfclub De Gelpenberg: as the oldest golf course in the Dutch province of Drenthe, De Gelpenberg offers a partly-wooded and partly-open heathland layout, guaranteed to test all facets of your game. It is arguably the best of the country's more northerly layouts, together with Lauswolt (50 km away to the north-west).
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Golfbaan Stippelberg: located 25 kilometres north-east of Eindhoven, this relatively new addition to championship golf in the Netherlands has fast become one of the country's "must play" courses.
 
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