Silvia Bertolaccini

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Silvia Bertolaccini
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1950-01-30) 30 January 1950 (age 64)
Rafaela, Argentina
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Nationality  Argentina
Residence Massachusetts, United States
Career
Turned professional 1975
Retired 1989
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1975-1990)
Professional wins 7
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 4
Other 3
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Kraft Nabisco C'ship T13: 1983
LPGA Championship T7: 1977
U.S. Women's Open 7th: 1976
du Maurier Classic 3rd: 1979

Silvia Bertolaccini (born 30 January 1950) is an Argentine professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.

Bertolaccini was born in Rafaela, Santa Fe. She won the Argentine and Colombian amateur championships before turning professional and moving to the United States to play on the LPGA Tour in 1975.[1] She won four times on the LPGA Tour[2] between 1977 and 1984.[3][4]

Bertolaccini has worked as a commentator for ESPN Deportes since 1996.[5]

Amateur wins (2)[edit]

  • 1972 Argentine National Amateur
  • 1974 Colombian National Amateur

Professional wins (7)[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (4)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 13 Nov 1977 Colgate Far East Open –2 (71-74-69=214) 1 stroke United States Pat Bradley, United States Donna Caponi,
United States Kathy Whitworth
2 15 Oct 1978 Civitan Open –3 (72-73-68=213) 2 strokes United States Kathy Whitworth
3 29 Oct 1979 Colgate Far East Open –6 (69-72-72=213) 2 strokes Canada Sandra Post
4 29 Jan 1984 Mazda Classic of Deer Creek –8 (73-67-71-79=280) 3 strokes United States Laurie Rinker

Other wins (3)[edit]

  • 1975 Kansas City Open (USA)
  • 1977 Singapore Open
  • 1979 Philippine Open

References[edit]