Shelley Hamlin

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Shelley Hamlin
Personal information
Full name Shelley Lee Hamlin
Born (1949-05-28) May 28, 1949 (age 67)
San Mateo, California
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality  United States
Residence Laveen, Arizona
College Stanford University
Turned professional 1972
Current tour(s) Legends Tour
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1972-2000)
Professional wins 5
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 3
Other 2
Best results in LPGA major championships
Titleholders C'ship T24: 1972
ANA Inspiration T15: 1983
Women's PGA C'ship T12: 1992
U.S. Women's Open T2: 1973
du Maurier Classic 5th: 1992
Women's British Open DNP
Achievements and awards
LPGA William and
Mousie Powell Award
LPGA Heather Farr
Player Award

Shelley Lee Hamlin (born May 28, 1949) is an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.

Hamlin was born in San Mateo, California. As an amateur golfer she won the California Women's Amateur four times.[1] She played at Stanford University and won the 1971 national individual intercollegiate golf championship. She played on the 1968 and 1970 Curtis Cup teams and the 1966 and 1968 Espirito Santo Trophy teams. In 1969, she lost in the finals of the U.S. Women's Amateur to Catherine Lacoste.

Hamlin turned professional in 1972 and joined the LPGA Tour. She won three times on the LPGA Tour[2] between 1978 and 1993.[3][4][5]

Hamlin was inducted into the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame in 1971.[6]

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Aug 27, 1978 Patty Berg Classic –10 (71-68-69=208) 1 stroke United States Kathy Whitworth
2 Feb 9, 1992 The Phar-Mor at Inverrary –10 (72-68-66=206) 1 stroke United States Brandie Burton
United States JoAnne Carner
United States Dana Lofland
3 Jun 27, 1993 ShopRite LPGA Classic –9 (67-67-70=204) 2 strokes United States Amy Benz
United States Beth Daniel
United States Judy Dickinson

Other wins (2)[edit]

Team appearances[edit]


  • Curtis Cup (representing the United States): 1968 (winners), 1970 (winners)
  • Espirito Santo Trophy (representing the United States): 1966 (winners), 1968 (winners)


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