Michelle McGann

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Michelle McGann
Personal information
Born (1969-12-30) December 30, 1969 (age 47)
West Palm Beach, Florida
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Nationality  United States
Residence North Palm Beach, Florida
Spouse Jonathan Satter (m. 2010)
Career
College none
Turned professional 1989
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour (joined 1989)
Professional wins 9
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 7
LPGA of Japan Tour 1
Other 1
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration 5th: 1994
Women's PGA C'ship T4: 1993
U.S. Women's Open T6: 1992
du Maurier Classic 2nd: 1994
Women's British Open CUT: 2001, 2002

Michelle McGann (born December 30, 1969) is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour.

Amateur career[edit]

Born in West Palm Beach, Florida, McGann was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes at age 13 and was a three-time Florida state junior champion. She won the 1987 U.S. Girls' Junior and was named American Junior Golf Association Rolex Junior Player of the Year.

Also in 1987, she was named a Rolex Junior First-Team All-American and was ranked as the nation's top amateur by Golf Magazine and Golf Digest. In 1988, McGann captured the Doherty Cup Championship title and played in the U.S. Women's Open and Boston Five Classic as an amateur.

Professional career[edit]

McGann joined the LPGA Tour in 1989 and has seven LPGA career victories. She was a member of the 1996 U.S. Solheim Cup team and finished in the top-10 on the money list twice, seventh in 1995 and eighth in 1996. McGann began using an insulin pump in 1999 and is the founder and chairperson of the Michelle McGann Fund, a 501c3 charity focused on diabetes education and awareness. She became engaged to Jonathan Satter, a commercial real estate executive, in July 2008, and they were married in May 2010.

Health[edit]

McGann's career has long been hampered by her battle with type 1 diabetes and related effects. Many of her competitors have commented that her career record would have included many more wins had she not been challenged by the diagnosis of diabetes.[citation needed]

Endorsements[edit]

McGann has represented Cadillac, Bayer, Lynx, Lilly Pulitzer, Canon, and Tommy Bahama.[citation needed]

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (7)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
1 May 7, 1995 Sara Lee Classic 69-65-68=202 −14 1 stroke England Laura Davies
United States Dottie Mochrie
United States Kelly Robbins
2 Jul 2, 1995 Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic 65-70-70=205 −11 Playoff United States Katie Peterson-Parker
3 Jun 9, 1996 Oldsmobile Classic 71-66-70-65=272) −16 Playoff Sweden Liselotte Neumann
4 Jul 14, 1996 Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic (2) 71-64-65=200 −16 3 strokes United States Kim Saiki
5 Sep 2, 1996 State Farm Rail Classic 69-65-68=202 −14 Playoff England Laura Davies
United States Barb Whitehead
6 Jan 19, 1997 HealthSouth Inaugural 66-72-69=207 −9 Playoff Australia Karrie Webb
7 Jun 29, 1997 ShopRite LPGA Classic 72-65-64=201 −12 3 strokes Sweden Annika Sörenstam

LPGA Tour playoff record (4–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1995 Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic United States Katie Peterson-Parker Won with birdie on third extra hole
2 1996 Oldsmobile Classic Sweden Liselotte Neumann Won with birdie on third extra hole
3 1996 State Farm Rail Classic England Laura Davies
United States Barb Whitehead
Won with birdie on third extra hole
4 1997 HealthSouth Inaugural Australia Karrie Webb Won with par on first extra hole

LPGA of Japan Tour (1)[edit]

  • 1995 Takara World Invitational

Other (1)[edit]

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

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