Carole Jo Kabler
|Carole Jo Kabler|
June 13, 1938 |
|College||University of Oregon
|Former tour(s)||LPGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in LPGA major championships
|ANA Inspiration||T52: 1984|
|Women's PGA C'ship||3rd: 1976|
|U.S. Women's Open||T7: 1982|
|du Maurier Classic||CUT: 1982|
Carole Jo Kabler (born June 13, 1938) is an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour. She also competed under her married names: Carole Jo Skala, Carole Jo Callison, and Carole Jo Whitted.
Kabler was born in Eugene, Oregon. She had an outstanding amateur career, winning the Oregon Girls' Junior twice (1954, 1955) and the Oregon Women's Open four times (1955, 1961, 1962, 1965), along with several other wins. In 1955 she won the U.S. Girls' Junior and in 1957 was a semi-finalist in the U.S. Women's Amateur.
Kabler married Michael Skala in 1958. They divorced in 1980. In 1981, she married Verne Callison (1918–1993), a two-time winner of the U.S. Amateur Public Links. In 1995, she married John Whitted, Jr. She was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Golf Association's Hall of Fame in 2009.
LPGA Tour wins (4)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||Jul 15, 1973||George Washington Classic||–5 (76-68-70=214)||1 stroke|| Sandra Haynie
|2||Jun 30, 1974||Peter Jackson Ladies Classic||–11 (68-71-69=208)||3 strokes||JoAnne Carner|
|3||Jul 28, 1974||Wheeling Ladies Classic||–4 (69-70-73=212)||4 strokes||Jane Blalock|
|4||Oct 6, 1974||Sacramento Union Ladies Classic||–6 (73-71-69=213)||4 strokes|| Jane Blalock
LPGA Tour playoff record (0–1)
|1||1982||American Express Sun City Classic||Beth Daniel||Lost to birdie on second extra hole|
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- 1955 U.S. Girls' Junior Archived 2012-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
- 1957 U.S. Women's Amateur Archived 2012-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
- LPGA All-Time Winners List
- LPGA Tournament Chronology 1970-79
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- "Callison-McAllister Take Lead". TimesDaily. Florence, Alabama. United Press International. October 3, 1981. p. 16. Retrieved June 6, 2010.
- Four Inducted Into Pacific Northwest Golf Hall of Fame Archived 2011-07-27 at the Wayback Machine.