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Judy Kimball

Judy Kimball

Professional golfer
Judy Kimball
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Intro Professional golfer
Is Athlete Golfer
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 17 June 1938
Age 82 years
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Biography

Judy Kimball Simon (born June 17, 1938) is an American professional golfer best known for winning the 1962 LPGA Championship, an LPGA major.

Amateur career

Kimball was born in Sioux City, Iowa. She graduated from Kansas University in 1960. She was Iowa State Amateur champion in 1958 and a semifinalist in the 1959 Trans-Miss and the 1960 Western Amateur. She was also the low amateur at the Waterloo Women's Open Invitational in 1958.

Professional career

She turned professional in 1961 and won three LPGA tournaments, including the LPGA Championship in 1962. She was inducted into the Iowa Golf Hall of Fame in 1993 and the Iowa Sports Hall of Fame in 1997.

Amateur wins

  • 1958 Iowa State Women's Amateur

Professional wins

LPGA Tour wins (3)

Legend
LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (2)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Jul 30, 1961 American Women's Open −5 (73-75-73-74=295) 2 strokes United States Betsy Rawls
2 Oct 7, 1962 LPGA Championship −2 (70-69-71-72=282) 4 strokes United States Shirley Spork
3 Jul 25, 1971 O'Sullivan Ladies Open −5 (71-68-72=211) 1 stroke Australia Margie Masters

Other wins (2)

  • 1966 Yankee Women's Open (with Gloria Ehret)
  • 1971 LPGA Four-Ball Championship (with Kathy Whitworth)

Major championships

Wins (1)

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
1962 LPGA Championship −2 (70-69-71-72=282) 4 strokes United States Shirley Spork

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