Trish Johnson

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Trish Johnson
— Golfer —
2010 Women's British Open - Trish Johnson (6).jpg
Johnson during 2010 Women's British Open
Personal information
Full name Patricia Mary Johnson
Born (1966-01-17) 17 January 1966 (age 48)
Bristol, England
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Nationality  England
Career
Turned professional 1987
Current tour(s) Ladies European Tour
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour
Professional wins 22
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 3
Ladies European Tour 18 (4th all-time)
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Kraft Nabisco C'ship T8: 1993
LPGA Championship 8th/T8: 1993, 1997
U.S. Women's Open 10th: 1998
du Maurier Classic T3: 1991
Women's British Open T19: 2001
The Evian Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Ladies European Tour
Rookie of the Year
1987
Ladies European Tour
Order of Merit
1990

Patricia Mary "Trish" Johnson (born 17 January 1966) is an English professional golfer.

Amateur career[edit]

Johnson was born in Bristol. She had a successful amateur career. She was South Western Champion in 1983 and 1984. In 1984 she was both England Under-23 and Under-21 Champion. In 1985 she was England Amateur Champion, England Strokeplay Champion and repeated as England Under-23 Champion. In 1986 she represented GB & I in the Espirito Santo Trophy World Amateur Golf Team Championships and the Curtis Cup, where she won maximum points.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

Johnson turned professional in March 1987. She won three tournaments in her first year as a professional and was Rookie of Year on the Ladies European Tour in 1987. She won four tournaments in 1990 and won the 1990 Order of Merit. Overall she has won 18 tournaments on the Ladies European Tour and has finished in the top ten of the Order of Merit on thirteen occasions, including second places in 2000 and 2004 when she won the 2004 Wales "Golf as it should be" Ladies Open.[3] Her latest victory came at the 2007 BMW Ladies Italian Open.[4]

Johnson won the 1987 LPGA Tour Qualifying School to earn playing rights for the 1988 season. She has three wins on the U.S.-based LPGATour. She won the 1993 Las Vegas LPGA tournament and the following week's LPGA Atlanta Women's Championship. Her last LPGA victory was the 1996 Fieldcrest Cannon Classic.[5]

She was a member of the European Solheim Cup team in 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2005, and 2007 and teamed with Laura Davies to represent England at the 2007 Women's World Cup of Golf.[6]

Professional wins (22)[edit]

Ladies European Tour wins (18)[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 4 Apr 1993 Las Vegas LPGA −7 (71-71-67=209) 4 strokes United States Missie McGeorge
2 18 Apr 1993 Atlanta Women's Championship −6 (72-72-68-70=282) 2 strokes United States Sherri Steinhauer
3 29 Sep 1996 Fieldcrest Cannon Classic −18 (67-71-68-64=270) 3 strokes United States Kim Saiki

Other wins[edit]

this list may be incomplete

  • 1992 World Team Championship (individual)

Ladies European Tour career summary[edit]

Year Earnings Order of Merit
rank
Average
1987 £35,718 5
1988 £2,110 90
1989 £11,631 36
1990 £83,043 1
1991 £18,155 19
1992 £51,805 4
1993 £17,451 17
1994 £31,309 15
1995 £52,464 7
1996 £80,333 3
1997 £45,742 9 72.40
1998 £73,190 4 72.13
1999 £117,213.96 4 70.86
2000 €115,131.17 2 71.93
2001 €66,042.79 16 72.71
2002 €36,010.60 27 73.71
2003 €89,065.52 9 71.73
2004 €160,051.42 2 71.82
2005 €116,190.21 9 71.91
2006 €72,288.12 24
2007 €202,467.75 4
2008 €67,782.36 34
2009 €46,566.67 40
2010 €139,924.93 9
2011 €30,838.93 71
2012 €124,438.10 10
2013 €50,054.59 44

Yellow for top-10 finishes, green for first.

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

Professional

Solheim Cup record[edit]

Year Total
matches
Total
W-L-H
Singles
W-L-H
Foursomes
W-L-H
Fourballs
W-L-H
Points
won
Points
%
Career 25 5-13-7 1-7-0 2-4-2 2-2-5 8.5 34%
1990 3 0-3-0 0-1-0 lost to P. Bradley 8&7 0-1-0 lost w/M de Lorenzi 5&4 0-1-0 lost w/M de Lorenzi 2&1 0 0%
1992 3 1-1-1 1-0-0 def P. Sheehan 2&1 0-1-0 lost w/F.Descampe 1dn 0-0-1 halved w/F.Descampe 1.5 50%
1994 3 0-3-0 0-1-0 lost to B. Daniel 1dn 0-1-0 lost w/P. Wright 2dn 0-1-0 lost w/P. Wright 3&2 0 0%
1996 4 2-1-1 0-1-0 lost to D. Pepper 3&2 1-0-0 won w/L. Davies 4&3 1-0-1 won w/L. Davies 6&5, halved w/A. Sorenstam 2.5 62.5%
1998 2 0-2-0 0-1-0 lost to D. Pepper 3&2 0-1-0 lost w/L. Davies 3&1 0 0%
2000 4 2-1-1 0-1-0 lost to D. Pepper 2&1 1-0-1 won w/S. Gustafson 3&2, halved w/S. Gustafson 1-0-0 won w/S. Gustafson 3&2 2.5 62.5%
2005 3 0-1-2 0-1-0 lost to P.Hurst 2&1 0-0-1 halved w/S. Gustafson 0-0-1 halved w/I. Tinning 1 33.3%
2007 3 0-1-2 0-1-0 lost to A.Stanford 3&2 0-0-2 halved w/L. Davies, halved w/I. Tinning 1 33.3%

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "World Amateur Team Championship Record Books". International Golf Federation. Retrieved 2007-05-26. 
  2. ^ "1986 Curtis Cup Match". United States Golf Association. Retrieved 2007-05-26. 
  3. ^ Martin Park (2005-08-15). "Johnson wins in spectacular style in Wales". Ladies European Tour. Retrieved 2007-05-26. 
  4. ^ Bethan Cutler (2007-08-15). "Johnson triumphs in Italy". Ladies European Tour. Retrieved 2007-05-26. 
  5. ^ "Tournament Chronology 1990-1999" (PDF). LPGA Tour. Retrieved 2007-05-26. 
  6. ^ "Women's World Cup of Golf:Final Results". LPGA Tour. Retrieved 2007-05-26. 

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