Danielle Ammaccapane

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Danielle Ammaccapane
Personal information
Born (1965-11-27) November 27, 1965 (age 51)
Babylon, New York
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality  United States
Career
College Arizona State University
Turned professional 1988
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour
Professional wins 7
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 7
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration T11: 1989, 1991
Women's PGA C'ship T14: 1990
U.S. Women's Open T3: 1990
du Maurier Classic T9: 1995
Women's British Open T25: 2001

Danielle Ammaccapane (born November 27, 1965) is an American professional golfer playing on the LPGA Tour. Her daughter, with husband Rod Kesling, is child actor Laura Ann Kesling.[1]

Amateur career[edit]

Ammaccapane was born in Babylon, New York. She had a successful junior and amateur career and won the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links in 1985.[2] She played her collegiate golf at Arizona State University becoming NCAA National Champion in 1985,[3] All-American First team in 1985 and 1986 and All-American Second team in 1987. She was also All-Conference First team from 1984–1987 and won the Pac-10 championship in 1987.[4] She became a member of the Arizona State University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1997.[5]

She represented the United States in the 1986 Curtis Cup.[6][7]

Professional wins (7)[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (7)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Mar 24, 1991 Standard Register PING −9 (74-70-70-69=283) 2 strokes Canada Barb Bunkowsky-Scherbak
United States Meg Mallon
2 Mar 22, 1992 Standard Register PING −13 (72-69-69-69=279) 2 strokes United States Kristi Albers
3 May 3, 1992 Centel Classic −12 (69-68-69-69=275) 1 stroke United States Michelle Estill
Sweden Liselotte Neumann
United States Colleen Walker
4 Jun 21, 1992 Lady Keystone Open −8 (68-71-69=208) 2 strokes United States Nancy Lopez
United States Muffin Spencer-Devlin
United States Lori West
5 Jun 15, 1997 Edina Realty LPGA Classic −8 (70-70-68=208) 1 stroke United States Jane Geddes
Japan Mayumi Hirase
Japan Hiromi Kobayashi
Scotland Catriona Matthew
6 May 3 1998 Mercury Titleholders Championship −12 (70-68-67-71=276) 1 stroke United States Michelle Estill
7 Sep 6, 1998 Safeway LPGA Golf Championship −12 (65-67-72=204) 1 stroke United States Emilee Klein

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

  • Curtis Cup (representing the United States): 1986

Professional

References[edit]

  1. ^ Danielle Ammaccapane's Daughter Lands Lead Role In Movie
  2. ^ "U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship Past Champions". USGA (United States Golf Association). Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved April 21, 2007. 
  3. ^ "History – Past Champions". NCAA. Archived from the original on April 17, 2007. Retrieved April 21, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Honors and Accolades". Arizona State Sun Devils. Retrieved April 20, 2007. 
  5. ^ "ASU Announces Hall of Fame Choices for 1997". Arizona State University. July 15, 1997. Retrieved April 21, 2007. 
  6. ^ "1986 Curtis Cup". USGA (United States Golf Association). Retrieved April 21, 2007. 
  7. ^ "Previous Curtis Cup Matches 1932–2002". USGA. Retrieved April 20, 2007. 

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