Cindy Hill

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Cindy Hill
Personal information
Full name Cynthia Hill
Born (1948-02-12) February 12, 1948 (age 70)
South Haven, Michigan
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Nationality  United States
Career
College University of Miami
Turned professional 1979
Retired 1992
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1979-1992)
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 2
Best results in LPGA major championships
Titleholders C'ship T24: 1972
ANA Inspiration T23: 1983
Women's PGA C'ship T14: 1984
U.S. Women's Open T4: 1981
du Maurier Classic T14: 1980

Cynthia "Cindy" Hill (born February 12, 1948)[1] is an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.

Hill won the U.S. Women's Amateur in 1974[2] after having lost the final twice before (1970[3] and 1972[4]). She won the 1975 North and South Women's Amateur. She represented the U.S. in the Curtis Cup four times (1970, 1974, 1976, 1978) and the Espirito Santo Trophy three times (1970, 1974, 1978). She played college golf at the University of Miami and was an All-American in 1969 and 1970. Her team won the AIAW Championship in 1970. She turned pro at age 31.

Hill won twice on the LPGA Tour,[5] in 1984 and 1987.[6]

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Sep 3, 1984 Rail Charity Classic −9 (68-68-71=207) 2 strokes Australia Jane Crafter
United States Lori Garbacz
United States Betsy King
2 May 3, 1987 S&H Golf Classic −17 (70-66-69-66=271) 3 strokes Australia Jane Crafter

LPGA Tour playoff record (0-2)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 1981 Florida Lady Citrus United States Donna Caponi
United States Beth Daniel
United States Patty Sheehan
United States Patti Rizzo
Daniel won with birdie on second extra hole
Hill, Rizzo, and Sheehan eliminated with par on first hole
2 1986 Lady Keystone Open United States Juli Inkster
United States Debbie Massey
Inkster won with par on first extra hole

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

  • Curtis Cup (representing the United States): 1970 (winners), 1974 (winners), 1976 (winners), 1978 (winners)
  • Espirito Santo Trophy (representing the United States): 1970 (winners), 1974 (winners), 1978

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elliott, Len; Kelly, Barbara (1976). Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. p. 91. ISBN 0-87000-225-2. 
  2. ^ 1974 U.S. Women's Amateur Archived 2012-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ 1970 U.S. Women's Amateur Archived 2012-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ 1972 U.S. Women's Amateur Archived 2012-03-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ LPGA All-Time Winners List Archived December 29, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ LPGA Tournament Chronology 1980-89 Archived June 29, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.

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