Cathy Johnston-Forbes

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Cathy Johnston-Forbes
Personal information
Full nameCathy Johnston-Forbes
Born (1963-12-16) December 16, 1963 (age 56)
High Point, North Carolina, U.S.
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Nationality United States
CollegeUniversity of North Carolina
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (1986-2006)
Professional wins1
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour1
Best results in LPGA major championships
(wins: 1)
ANA InspirationT4: 2000
Women's PGA C'shipT8: 1993
U.S. Women's OpenT19: 1996
du Maurier ClassicWon: 1990
Women's British OpenDNP

Cathy Johnston-Forbes (née Johnston; born December 16, 1963) is an American professional golfer.

She was born in High Point, North Carolina and attended the University of North Carolina.

Professional career[edit]

Johnston's rookie season on the LPGA Tour was 1986. Her only victory on the tour came in 1990 at one of the LPGA majors, the du Maurier Classic. She had her best finish on the money list that same year, placing 21st.[1]

In 1997, Johnston-Forbes tied for second in the Susan G. Komen International and posted her career low score of 64 during the second round of the Welch's/Circle K Championship. Along with her second-place finish in the Susan B. Komen International, she has posted two additional runner-up finishes on the LPGA tour. In 2000, she tied for fourth at the Nabisco Championship and crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings after the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic.[1]

During her 23-year professional career, Johnston-Forbes has worked with some of the most respected golf instructors in the world. Her teachers have included Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers Chuck Cook, Mike McGetrick, Tom Patri, and short game guru Dave Pelz. In addition, she has worked with five time Top Teachers in Pennsylvania award winner, Bob Kramer and Kirk Lucas, and longtime Carolinas PGA Section Professional, Jerry McGraw.[citation needed]

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (0)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Jul 1, 1990 du Maurier Classic −16 (65-70-70-71=276) 2 strokes United States Patty Sheehan

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
1990 du Maurier Classic −16 (65-70-70-71=276) 2 strokes United States Patty Sheehan


  1. ^ a b "Cathy Johnston-Forbes – Bio". LPGA. Retrieved December 15, 2016.

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