Caponi, Donna

Hometown:

USA

Detroit,
Michigan

Year Inducted:

2001

Induction Category:

Veterans

Birth Date:

Jan 29, 1945

Donna Caponi

Professional Majors: 4

  • LPGA Championship: 1979, 1981
  • U.S. Women’s Open: 1969, 1970

LPGA TOUR Wins: 20

  • 1969: Lincoln-Mercury Open
  • 1970: Bluegrass Invitational
  • 1973: Bluegrass Invitational
  • 1975: Burdine’s Invitational, Lady Tara Classic
  • 1976: Peter Jackson Classic, Portland Classic, The Carlton, LPGA/Japan Mizuno Classic
  • 1978: The Sarah Coventry, Houston Exchange Clubs Classic
  • 1980: LPGA National Pro-Am, Colgate-Dinah Shore Winner’s Circle, Corning Classic, United Virginia Bank Classic, ERA Real Estate Classic
  • 1981: LPGA Desert Inn Pro-Am, American Defender/WRAL Golf Classic, WUI Classic, Boston Five Classic

Additional Wins: 6

  • 1956: Los Angeles Junior Title
  • 1975: Colgate European Open
  • 1976: Wills Qantas Australian Ladies Open
  • 1978: Portland Ping Team Championship
  • 1980: Portland Ping Team Championship
  • 1981: Portland Ping Team Championship

Solheim Cup Appearances: 1

  • (Wins in Bold)
  • Assistant Captain: 2005

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Female Player of the Year, GWA: 1981