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Lisa (Young) Walters

Born: January 9, 1960
Place of Birth: Prince Rupert, BC
Category: Professional Golfer/Amateur Golfer
Inducted: 2008
Club Affiliations: Palma Ceia, Tampa

Lisa Walters' Record:

International:

  • 1981 All American at Florida State
  • 1984 Rookie season on LPGA tour. best finish that year was a tie for fourth at the Rochester International. Finished fifth at the LPGA Championship (career best finish in a Major)
  • 1992 Won Hawaiian Ladies' Open on LPGA Tour (shot a career low score of 65 in final round)
  • 1993 Successfully defended Hawaiian Title
  • 1998 Won her third LPGA Tour Championship at the Oldsmobile Classic with a record (since broken) 23-under par score and went over $1 million in career earnings. Tied her career low score

National:

  • Co-captained Nations Cup with Sandra Post
  • One of four Canadians to attend the 1982 British Amateur (finished 8th)

Provincial:

  • 1977 British Columbia Junior Champion
  • 1978-1981 British Columbia Ladies' Champion

Other Items of Note:

  • Injuries plagued Lisa throughout her career as back, knee, rib, shoulder, wrist and thumb problems threatened to end her career. It was that perserverance that allowed her to win three tour events.
  • A bit of an enigma to many due to her low-key nature, Lisa is tied with current Canadian Golf Hall of Fame member Dawn Coe-Jones for wins on the LPGA Tour

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