Kay Cockerill

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Kay Cockerill
Personal information
Full nameKay Cockerill
Born (1964-10-16) October 16, 1964 (age 54)
San Jose, California
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Nationality United States
ResidenceSan Francisco, California
SpouseDanny Dann
CollegeUCLA (graduated 1987)
Turned professional1987
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (1988–97)
Professional wins1
Number of wins by tour
Symetra Tour1
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationCUT: 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994
Women's PGA C'shipCUT: 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993
U.S. Women's OpenT16: 1988
du Maurier ClassicT28: 1989

Kay Cockerill (born October 16, 1964 in San Jose, California) is an American golfer.

Amateur and college career[edit]

She won the U.S. Women's Amateurs in 1986 and 1987. As a non-scholarship player at UCLA she had six individual wins from 1983 to 1986, was an All-American in 1985 and 1986, an Academic All-American in 1985/1986, placed fourth in the 1986 NCAA Championship, and was named to the NGCA Hall of Fame in 1986.[1][2] She was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame in 1999. She graduated from UCLA in 1987 with a degree in Economics.

Professional golf career[edit]

She turned professional and joined the LPGA Tour in October 1987. She also played on the Futures Tour, winning once in 1988. She retired in 1997.

Broadcasting career[edit]

Since retiring from competition, Cockerill has worked as a reporter for Golf Channel covering the LPGA and Nationwide Tours.

Personal life[edit]

Cockerill lives in San Francisco and is married to Danny Dann, a vice president of special events with the San Francisco Giants.[2]

Professional wins (1)[edit]

Futures Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Feb 9, 1988 Marsh Landing Classic Even (144) Playoff United States Meg Mallon

Team appearances[edit]



  1. ^ UCLA, UCLA Women's Golf History Retrieved 10 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b Golf Digest, http://www.golfdigest.com/golf-tours-news/2011-07/golf-kay-cockerill-mytown-0725 My Town: Kay Cockerill's San Francisco] 25 July 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2011.

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