Alice Miller (golfer)

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Alice Miller
Personal information
Full nameAlice Miller
Born (1956-05-15) May 15, 1956 (age 62)
Marysville, California
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Nationality United States
Career
CollegeArizona State University
Turned professional1978
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (1978–98)
Professional wins9
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour8
Other1
Best results in LPGA major championships
(wins: 1)
ANA InspirationWon: 1985
Women's PGA C'ship2nd: 1985
U.S. Women's OpenT17: 1985
du Maurier ClassicT2: 1983

Alice Miller (born May 15, 1956) is an American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1978 and won eight LPGA Tour events, including one major championship, during her career.

Amateur career[edit]

Miller was born in Marysville, California. She played on the Marysville HS golf team the first year that golf became coed. She was scouted by Arizona State golf coach. She attended Arizona State University and played on the 1975 AIAW National Collegiate Championship team.

Professional career[edit]

Miller joined the LPGA Tour in 1978. Between 1983 and 1991 she won eight titles on the tour, including one major championship, the 1985 Nabisco Dinah Shore. She also had her highest finish on the money list that year, when she placed third. She served as president of the LPGA Tour in 1993. She retired from the LPGA Tour after the 1998 season.

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA Tour (8)[edit]

Legend
LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (7)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Jun 5, 1983 West Virginia LPGA Classic E (70-73-73=216) Playoff United States Lori Garbacz
United States Debbie Massey
2 Feb 12, 1984 Sarasota Classic −8 (68-68-75-69=280) 1 stroke United States Donna Caponi
3 Aug 5, 1984 West Virginia LPGA Classic −7 (67-70-72=209) 2 strokes United States Beverly Klass
United States Vicki Singleton
4 Apr 7, 1985 Nabisco Dinah Shore −13 (70-68-70-67=275) 3 strokes Australia Jan Stephenson
5 Apr 28, 1985 S&H Golf Classic −16 (70-69-67-66=272) 6 strokes United States Kay Kennedy
United States Mindy Moore
6 Jun 9, 1985 McDonald's Championship −16 (68-68-68-68=272) 8 strokes United States Nancy Lopez
7 Jun 23, 1985 Mayflower Classic −8 (67-76-67-70=280) 6 strokes United States Jane Blalock
United States Beth Solomon
United States Mary Beth Zimmerman
8 Jul 7, 1991 Jamie Farr Toledo Classic −8 (69-66-70=205) Playoff United States Deb Richard

LPGA Tour playoff record (2–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1983 West Virginia LPGA Classic United States Lori Garbacz
United States Debbie Massey
Won with birdie on fourth extra hole
Massey eliminated with birdie on third hole
2 1991 Jamie Farr Toledo Classic United States Deb Richard Won with birdie on third extra hole

Other (1)[edit]

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
1985 Nabisco Dinah Shore −13 (70-68-70-67=275) 3 strokes Australia Jan Stephenson

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