Kathy Guadagnino

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Kathy Guadagnino
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Kathy Baker Guadagnino
Born (1961-03-20) March 20, 1961 (age 61)
Albany, New York
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Nationality  United States
College University of Tulsa
South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary
Turned professional 1983
Retired 1999
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (1983-1999)
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 2
Best results in LPGA major championships
(wins: 1)
ANA Inspiration T11: 1989
Women's PGA C'ship T26: 1995
U.S. Women's Open Won: 1985
du Maurier Classic T8: 1993

Kathy Guadagnino (born March 20, 1961 in Albany, New York) is an American professional golfer. Up to 1987, she played under her maiden name of Kathy Baker. She attended the University of Tulsa and South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary and was the low amateur at the 1983 Nabisco Dinah Shore.[1] She soon joined the LPGA Tour and in 1985, she was a surprise winner of the U.S. Women's Open at Baltusrol Golf Club.[2][3] Guadagnino's only other LPGA Tour title came at the Konica San Jose Classic in 1988. Her best money list finish was 13th in 1985; she retired from the tour after the 1999 season.

Amateur wins

this list may be incomplete

Professional wins

LPGA Tour wins (2)

LPGA Tour major championships (1)
Other LPGA Tour (1)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin
of victory
1 Jul 14, 1985 U.S. Women's Open −8 (70-72-68-70=280) 3 strokes United States Judy Clark
2 Oct 2, 1988 Konica San Jose Classic −9 (69-71-67=207) 1 stroke United States Cathy Marino

Major championships

Wins (1)

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
1985 U.S. Women's Open −8 (70-72-68-70=280) 3 strokes United States Judy Clark

Team appearances



  1. "Scoreboard:Dinah Shore". Spokane Chronicle. Associated Press. April 4, 1983. p. 17.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. McDermott, Barry (July 22, 1985). "Opening in high style". Sports Illustrated. p. 28.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Jenkins, Sally (July 15, 1985). "Baker shakes off pressure to win Open". Eugene Register-Guard. (Washington Post). p. 1C.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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