Hollis Stacy

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Hollis Stacy
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Hollis Stacy
Born (1954-03-16) March 16, 1954 (age 60)
Savannah, Georgia
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality  United States
Residence Denver, Colorado
Career
College Rollins College
Turned professional 1974
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1974-2000)
Professional wins 21
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 18
Other 3
Best results in LPGA major championships
(Wins: 4)
ANA Inspiration T5: 1993
LPGA Championship T7: 1976, 1982
U.S. Women's Open Won: 1977, 1978, 1984
du Maurier Classic Won: 1983
Achievements and awards
World Golf Hall of Fame 2012 (member page)

Hollis Stacy (born March 16, 1954) is an American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1974, winning four major championships and 18 LPGA Tour events. She was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in November 2011 in the veterans category and was inducted in May 2012.[1]

Amateur career[edit]

Stacy was born in Savannah, Georgia. As an amateur, she won the U.S. Girls' Junior three times, the only player to accomplish this feat; and doing it consecutively between 1969 and 1971. In 1970, she won the North and South Women's Amateur at Pinehurst, and played for the 1972 United States Curtis Cup team. She attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1974.

Professional career[edit]

Stacy won four major championships during her career: the U.S. Women's Open in 1977, 1978, and 1984, and the 1983 Peter Jackson Classic (later known as the du Maurier Classic). She had 18 LPGA wins; the last win came in 1991 at the Crestar-Farm Fresh Classic. She played on the LPGA Tour through 2000, then became eligible to join the newly founded Women's Senior Golf Tour (now Legends Tour) in 2001. She won the Shopko Great Lakes Classic in 2001.

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (18)[edit]

Legend
LPGA Tour major championships (4)
Other LPGA Tour (14)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 May 8, 1977 Lady Tara Classic −7 (69-70-70=209) 1 stroke United States JoAnne Carner
2 Jul 24, 1977 U.S. Women's Open +4 (70-73-75-74=292) 2 strokes United States Nancy Lopez
3 Sep 4, 1977 Rail Muscular Dystrophy Classic −17 (68-65-69-69=271) 8 strokes United States Betty Burfeindt
4 Apr 16, 1978 Birmingham Classic −9 (70-69-68=207) 3 strokes United States Jane Blalock, United States Pat Meyers
5 Jun 23, 1978 U.S. Women's Open +5 (70-75-72-72=289) 1 stroke United States JoAnne Carner, South Africa Sally Little
6 Jul 8, 1979 Mayflower Classic −3 (74-67-72=213) Playoff United States Laura Baugh, United States Judy Rankin
7 May 4, 1980 CPC Women's International −9 (70-68-71-70=279) Playoff United States Amy Alcott
8 Aug 9, 1981 West Virginia Bank Classic −4 (68-70-74=212) Playoff United States Susie McAllister, United States Kathy Postlewait
Australia Penny Pulz, United States Alice Ritzman
9 Oct 11, 1981 Inamori Classic −6 (70-76-70-70=286) Playoff United States Amy Alcott, United States Donna Caponi
Australia Jan Stephenson
10 Jan 31, 1982 Whirlpool Championship of Deer Creek −6 (67-70-72-73=282) Playoff United States JoAnne Carner
11 Feb 14, 1982 S&H Golf Classic −12 (66-71-67=204) 1 stroke United States Patty Sheehan
12 Jul 11, 1982 West Virginia LPGA Classic −7 (71-66-72=209) Playoff United States Kathy Postlewait
13 Apr 24, 1983 S&H Golf Classic −11 (70-66-69-72=277) 6 strokes United States Deedee Lasker, United States Patty Sheehan
14 May 1, 1983 CPC International −3 (67-71-74-73=285) 1 stroke United States Beth Daniel
15 Jul 3, 1983 Peter Jackson Classic −11 (68-68-73-68=277) 2 strokes United States JoAnne Carner, United States Alice Miller
16 Jul 15, 1984 U.S. Women's Open +2 (74-72-75-69=290) 1 stroke United States Rosie Jones
17 Jan 27, 1985 Mazda Classic of Deer Creek −8 (72-71-70-67=280) 1 stroke Japan Ayako Okamoto
18 Feb 12, 1991 Crestar-Farm Fresh Classic −6 (70-71-72-69=282) 1 stroke United States Elaine Crosby, United States Tammie Green
United States Patty Sheehan

LPGA Tour playoff record (6–4)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1978 American Defender Classic United States Amy Alcott Lost to birdie on first extra hole
2 1978 Birmingham Classic United States Janet Coles, United States Gloria Ehret Coles won with birdie on third extra hole
Stacy eliminated with par on first hole
3 1979 Coca-Cola Classic United States Bonnie Bryant, United States Nancy Lopez
United States Jo Ann Washam, United States Mickey Wright
Lopez won with birdie on second extra hole
Bryant, Stacy, and Washam eliminated with birdie on first hole
4 1979 Mayflower Classic United States Laura Baugh, United States Judy Rankin Won with par on second extra hole
Rankin eliminated with par on first hole
5 1980 CPC Women's International United States Amy Alcott Won with birdie on first extra hole
6 1981 CPC Women's International South Africa Sally Little, United States Kathy Whitworth Little won with birdie on first extra hole
7 1981 West Virginia Bank Classic United States Susie McAllister, United States Kathy Postlewait
Australia Penny Pulz, United States Alice Ritzman
Won with birdie on first extra hole
8 1981 Inamori Classic United States Amy Alcott, United States Donna Caponi
Australia Jan Stephenson
Won with birdie on first extra hole
9 1982 Whirlpool Championship of Deer Creek United States JoAnne Carner Won with birdie on fifth extra hole
10 1982 West Virginia LPGA Classic United States Kathy Postlewait Won with par on first extra hole

Legends Tour wins[edit]

  • 2001 Shopko Great Lakes Classic

Other wins[edit]

Major championships[edit]

Wins (4)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner(s)-up
1977 U.S. Women's Open +4 (70-73-75-74=292) 2 strokes United States Nancy Lopez
1978 U.S. Women's Open +5 (70-75-72-72=289) 1 stroke United States JoAnne Carner, South Africa Sally Little
1983 Peter Jackson Classic −11 (71-75-67-66=277) 2 strokes United States JoAnne Carner, United States Alice Miller
1984 U.S. Women's Open +2 (74-72-75-69=290) 1 stroke United States Rosie Jones

Results timeline[edit]

Tournament 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980
LPGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T29 T7 CUT T9 T47 T10
U.S. Women's Open CUT CUT CUT T23 T14 CUT T23 1 1 T15 2
du Maurier Classic ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... T11 T38
Tournament 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
Kraft Nabisco Championship ... ... T35 28 T13 T14 T11 T35 T31 CUT
LPGA Championship T12 T7 T11 20 T25 T28 T14 CUT T43 CUT
U.S. Women's Open T10 T49 T32 1 CUT T11 T33 T52 T37 T9
du Maurier Classic T7 T16 1 16 T10 CUT T31 T23 T24 T67
Tournament 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Kraft Nabisco Championship CUT T39 T5 T5 CUT 8 T35 DNP T21 CUT
LPGA Championship T26 T18 CUT 45 CUT CUT T53 T63 T36 CUT
U.S. Women's Open T41 CUT CUT 45 CUT CUT T53 T63 CUT CUT
du Maurier Classic T77 T33 T52 CUT T37 CUT CUT T15 CUT CUT

DNP = did not play.
CUT = missed the half-way cut.
"T" = tied
Green background for a win. Yellow background for a top-10 finish.

Summary[edit]

  • Starts – 96
  • Wins – 4
  • 2nd place finishes – 1
  • 3rd place finishes – 0
  • Top 3 finishes – 5
  • Top 5 finishes – 7
  • Top 10 finishes – 16
  • Top 25 finishes – 37
  • Missed cuts – 28
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 25
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 3 (twice)

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

  • Curtis Cup (representing the United States): 1972 (winners)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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