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Name: - Meg Mallon
Country: - USA
Born : - April 14th, 1963 in Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
Original Home/Club: - Natwick, Massachusetts.
Occupation: - Former professional golfer.
Turned Pro: - 1987

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (4): Women's PGA Ch'ship (1991); US Women's Open (1991, 2004); du Maurier Classic (2000). Solheim Cup player (1992, '94, '96, '98, 2000, '02, '03, '05). Solheim Cup captain (2013). Total professional wins (19, to date), of which US LPGA Tr (18). World Golf Hall of Fame (inducted in 2017).


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Meg Mallon started playing golf aged seven, and continued her successful amateur career while at college at Ohio State University. She joined the LPGA Tour in 1987. Her breakthrough year came in 1991, when she recorded four victories, two of them coming in major championships. After a successful professional career that included 19 wins and eight appearances in the Solheim Cup (and one as an assistant captain), Mallon retired from professional golf in 2010.


Top tournaments won by Meg Mallon

2004Wmn AmericaCanadian Women's OpenLegends on the Niagra270 (-18)$195,000
Played as the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Open (July 8-11). Second-placed Beth Daniel (USA) finished 4 shots behind Mallon (USA), who recorded back-to-back LPGA Tour wins, having lifted the Women's US Open trophy a week earlier. [Battlefield course, Legends on the Niagara, Niagara Falls, Ontario].
2004Wmn AmericaMarathon ClassicHighland Meadows277 (-7)$165,000
Played as the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic presented by Kroger (Aug 5-8). Second-placed Karen Stupples (Eng) and Se Ri Pak (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Mallon (USA). [Highland Meadows GC, Sylvania, nr Toledo, Ohio].
2004Wmn MajorsUS Women's OpenOrchards GC, MA274 (-10)$560,000
The US Women's Open (59th) (July 1-4). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 2 shots behind Mallon (USA), who claimed her second US Women's Open title. [Orchards GC, South Hadley, Mass.].
2003Wmn AmericaADT ChampionshipTrump Intl, W Palm Beach281 (-7)$215,000
Played as the ADT Championship (Nov 20-23; LPGA Tr season-ending event). Second-placed and defending champion Annika Sörenstam (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Mallon (USA). [Trump Intl GC, West Palm Beach, FL].
2002Wmn AmericaCanadian Women's OpenSummerlea G&CC284 (-4)$180,000
Played as the Bank of Montreal Canadian Women's Open (Aug 15-18). Second-placed Michelle Ellis (Aus), Catriona Matthew (Scot) and Michele Redman (USA) finished 3 shots behind Mallon (USA). [Summerlea G&CC, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec].
2000Wmn MajorsCanadian Women's OpenRoyal Ottawa282 (-6)$180,000
Played as the du Maurier Classic (Aug 10-13; last time as a major championship; in 2001 renamed as the Canadian Women's Open and replaced by the Women's British Open as an LPGA Tour major). Second-placed Rosie Jones (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mallon (USA). [Royal Ottawa GC, Gatineau, Québec].
2000Wmn AmericaWegmans LPGALocust Hill CC280 (-8)$150,000
Played as Wegmans Rochester International (June 8-11). Second-placed Wendy Doolan (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Mallon (USA). [Locust Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].
1999Wmn AmericaMemorial of NaplesClub at the Strand272 (-16)$112,500
Played as the inaugural Naples LPGA Memorial (Jan 21-14). Second-placed Kelly Robbins (USA) and Helen Alfredsson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Mallon (USA), who recorded her tenth LPGA Tour win. [The Club at the Strand, Naples, FL; at the time known as the Club at Pelican Strand].
1999Wmn AmericaSara Lee ClassicHermitage GC, TN199 (-17)$112,500
Played as the Sara Lee Classic (May 14-16). Second-placed Annika Sörenstam (Swe) and Kris Tschetter (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mallon (USA). [Hermitage GC, Old Hickory, Nashville, TN].
1998Wmn AmericaStar Bank LPGA ClassicCC of the North199 (-17)$90,000
Played as the Star Bank LPGA Classic in conjunction with The Children's Medical Centre (Aug 7-9). Mallon (USA) beat Dottie Pepper (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [CC of the North, Beavercreek, Dayton, Ohio].
1996Wmn AmericaHawaiian Ladies OpenKapolei GC212 (-4)$90,000
Played as the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open (Feb 22-24). Second-placed Karrie Webb (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Mallon (USA). [Kapolei GC, Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii].
1996Wmn AmericaSara Lee ClassicHermitage GC, TN210 (-6)$90,000
Played as the Sara Lee Classic. Second-placed Pam Wright (Scot) and Stephanie Farwig (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mallon (USA). [Hermitage GC, Old Hickory, Nashville, TN].
1993Wmn AmericaSara Lee ClassicHermitage GC, TN205 (-11)$78,750
Played as the Sara Lee Classic. Mallon (USA) beat Tina Tombs (Can) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Hermitage GC, Old Hickory, Nashville, TN].
1993Wmn AmericaWelch's ChampionshipRandolph GC272 (-16)$60,000
Played as the PING/Welch's Championship. Second-placed Betsy King (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mallon (USA). [Randolph GC, Tucson, AZ; formerly called North course, Randolph Park].
1991Wmn AmericaHealthSouth InauguralWycliffe G&CC276 (-12)$60,000
Played as the Oldsmobile LPGA Classic. Second-placed Dana Lofland (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Mallon (USA). [Wycliffe G&CC, Wellington, nr West Palm Beach, FL].
1991Wmn AmericaSamsung World Ch'shipParadise Palms216 (-3)$100,000
Played as the Daikyo World Championship. Second-placed Dottie Mochrie (USA, née Pepper) finished 5 shots behind Mallon (USA). [Paradise Palms GC, Kewarra Beach, nr Cairns, Qld, Australia].
1991Wmn MajorsUS Women's OpenColonial CC, Tex283 (-1)$110,000
The US Women's Open (46th) (July 11-14). Second-placed Pat Bradley (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mallon (USA), who won the second of her four major championship titles; she won the first (LPGA Championship) two weeks earlier. [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
1991Wmn MajorsUS Women's PGABethesda CC274 (-10)$150,000
The Mazda LPGA Championship (37th) (June 27-30). Second-placed Pat Bradley (USA) and Ayako Okamoto (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind first-time major championship winner Mallon (USA). [Bethesda CC, Bethesda, Maryland].

 

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