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Debbie Austin
Professional golfer

Debbie Austin

Debbie Austin
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Intro Professional golfer
Is Athlete Golfer
From United States of America
Field Sports
Gender female
Birth 1 February 1948, Oneida, Madison County, New York, U.S.A.
Age 74 years
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Debbie Austin (born February 1, 1948) is an American professional golfer.

Austin was born in Oneida, New York. She first played on the LPGA Tour in 1968 and went on to win seven tournaments, including five in 1977 when she tied with Judy Rankin for most on tour. She won the Wills Qantas Australian Ladies Open in 1978. Her career was shortened by injury. She has held a variety of positions since the end of her tour career, including a stint as a coach for the Rollins College ladies' golf team in Winter Park, Florida. She spent several years associated with Westchester Country Club in New York. She resides in Orlando, Florida and is the former head coach of the Bishop Moore Catholic High School girls' golf team. She is now retired but plays regularly at her home course, Orange Tree Golf Club.

Professional wins (8)

LPGA Tour wins (7)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 May 1, 1977 Birmingham Classic −9 (68-69-70=207) 1 stroke United States Debbie Massey
2 Jun 26, 1977 Hoosier Classic −9 (70-70-67=207) 2 strokes United States Judy Rankin
Australia Jan Stephenson
3 Jul 31, 1977 Pocono Northeast Classic −6 (71-73-69=213) 1 stroke Canada Sandra Post
4 Aug 14, 1977 Long Island Charity Classic −9 (73-69-66-71=279) 2 stroke United States Nancy Lopez
United States Kathy Whitworth
5 Aug 21, 1977 Wheeling Classic −7 (67-72-70=209) 1 stroke United States Hollis Stacy
6 Feb 12, 1978 American Cancer Society Classic −4 (68-72-72=212) 1 stroke United States Beth Solomon
Japan Nayoko Yoshikawa
7 Jul 12, 1981 Mayflower Classic −9 (68-69-68-74=279) 4 strokes United States Myra Blackwelder
United States Hollis Stacy

Other wins (1)

  • 1978 Wills Qantas Australian Ladies Open
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