Debbie Austin

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Debbie Austin
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born(1948-02-01) February 1, 1948 (age 66)
Oneida, New York
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Nationality United States
ResidenceOrlando, Florida
Career
CollegeRollins College
StatusProfessional
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (1968-1987)
Professional wins8
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour7
Other1
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Titleholders C'shipT17: 1972
Kraft Nabisco C'shipT38: 1984
LPGA Championship7th: 1973
U.S. Women's Open8th: 1975
du Maurier ClassicT17: 1981
 
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Debbie Austin
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born(1948-02-01) February 1, 1948 (age 66)
Oneida, New York
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Nationality United States
ResidenceOrlando, Florida
Career
CollegeRollins College
StatusProfessional
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (1968-1987)
Professional wins8
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour7
Other1
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Titleholders C'shipT17: 1972
Kraft Nabisco C'shipT38: 1984
LPGA Championship7th: 1973
U.S. Women's Open8th: 1975
du Maurier ClassicT17: 1981

Debbie Austin (born February 1, 1948) is an American professional golfer.

Austin was born in Oneida, New York. She first played on the LPGA Tour in 1968 and went on to win seven tournaments, including five in 1977 when she tied with Judy Rankin for most on tour. She won the Wills Qantas Australian Ladies Open in 1978. Her career was shortened by injury. She has held a variety of positions since the end of her tour career, including a stint as a coach for the Rollins College ladies' golf team in Winter Park, Florida. She spent several years associated with Westchester Country Club in New York. She resides in Orlando, Florida and is the head coach of the Bishop Moore Catholic High School girls' golf team.

Professional wins (8)[edit]

LPGA Tour wins (7)[edit]

No.DateTournamentWinning ScoreMargin of VictoryRunner(s)-up
1May 1, 1977Birmingham Classic-9 (68-69-70=207)1 strokeUnited States Debbie Massey
2Jun 26, 1977Hoosier Classic-9 (70-70-67=207)2 strokesUnited States Judy Rankin, Australia Jan Stephenson
3Jul 31, 1977Pocono Northeast Classic-6 (71-73-69=213)1 strokeCanada Sandra Post
4Aug 14, 1977Long Island Charity Classic-9 (73-69-66-71=279)2 strokeUnited States Nancy Lopez, United States Kathy Whitworth
5Aug 21, 1977Wheeling Classic-7 (67-72-70=209)1 strokeUnited States Hollis Stacy
6Feb 12, 1978American Cancer Society Classic-4 (68-72-72=212)1 strokeUnited States Beth Solomon, Japan Nayoko Yoshikawa
7Jul 12, 1981Mayflower Classic-9 (68-69-68-74=279)4 strokesUnited States Myra Blackwelder, United States Hollis Stacy

Other wins (1)[edit]

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