Davies, Laura

Hometown:

UNITED KINGDOM

Coventry,
United Kingdom

Year Inducted:

2015

Induction Category:

Female Competitor

Birth Date:

Oct 05, 1963

Laura Davies

PROFESSIONAL MAJORS: 4

U.S. Women’s Open: 1987
McDonald’s LPGA Championship: 1994, 1996
du Maurier Classic: 1996

LPGA TOUR WINS: 16

1988: Circle K LPGA Tucson Open, Jamie Farr Toledo Classic
1989: Lady Keystone Open
1991: Inamori Classic
1993: McDonald’s Championship
1994: Standard Register, Sara Lee Classic
1995: Standard Register PING, Chick-fil-A Charity
1996: Standard Register PING, Star Bank LPGA Classic
1997: Standard Register PING
1998: PageNet Tour
2000: Los Angeles Women’s, The Philips Invitational
2001: Wegmans Rochester International

LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR (LET) WINS: 41

1985: Belgian Ladies’ Open
1986: McEwans Wirral Classic, Greater Manchester Tournament, Ladies’ British Open, La Manga Spanish Open
1987: Italian Ladies’ Open
1988: Ford Ladies’ Classic, Italian Ladies’ Open, Biarritz Ladies’ Open
1989: Laing Charity Ladies’ Classic
1990: AGF Biarritz Ladies’ Open
1991: Valextra Classic
1992: The European Ladies’ Open, The Ladies’ English Open, BMW Italian Ladies’ Open
1993: Waterford Dairies Ladies’ English Open
1994: Holiday Ireland Women’s Open, The New Skoda Women’s Scottish Open
1995: Evian Masters, Guardian Irish Holidays Open, Woodpecker Women’s Welsh Open, Wilkinson Sword Ladies’ English Open
1996: Evian Masters, Wilkinson Sword Ladies’ English Open, Italian Ladies’ Open di Sicilia
1997: Ford-Stimorol Danish Open, Hennessy Cup
1998: Chrysler Open
1999: Chrysler Open, McDonald’s WPGA Championship, Compaq Open
2000: TSN Ladies World Cup Golf (individual event)
2001: WPGA International Matchplay
2002: P4 Norwegian Masters
2006: SAS Masters
2007: UNIQA Ladies Golf Open
2008: UNIQA Ladies Golf Open
2010: UniCredit Ladies German Open, UNIQA Ladies Golf Open, Open De España Femenino, Hero Honda Women’s Indian Open

LPGA OF JAPAN TOUR WINS: 7

1988: Itoki Classic
1994: Itoen Ladies Open
1995: Itoen Ladies Open
1996: Satake Japan Classic, Itoen Ladies Open
1999: Takara World Invitational
2001: Itoen Ladies Open

AUSTRALIAN LADIES PROFESSIONAL GOLF TOUR WINS: 8

1993: Australian Ladies Masters
1994: Australian Ladies Masters
2003: ANZ Ladies Masters (co-sanctioned by Ladies European Tour)
2004: AAMI Women’s Australian Open (co-sanctioned by Ladies European Tour)
2008: LG/Bing Lee NSW Women’s Open
2009: Women’s Australian Open (co-sanctioned by Ladies European Tour)
2010: Pegasus New Zealand Women’s Open (co-sanctioned by Ladies European Tour), Kangaroo Valley Resort Classic

LADIES ASIAN GOLF TOUR WINS: 2

1993: Thailand Ladies Open
1994: Thailand Ladies Open

SOLHEIM CUP APPEARANCES: 12

(WINS IN BOLD)

1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011

WORLD CUP APPEARANCES: 3

(WINS IN BOLD)

 2005, 2006, 2007

LEXUS CUP APPEARANCES: 1

2006

HANDA CUP APPEARANCES: 2

(WINS IN BOLD)

 2013, 2014

AWARDS AND HONORS

Ladies European Tour Rookie of the Year: 1985
Ladies European Tour Order of Merit: 1985, 1986, 1992, 1996, 1999, 2004, 2006
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE): 1988
LPGA Tour Money Winner: 1994
GWAA Female Player of the Year: 1994, 1996
Best Female Golfer ESPY Award: 1995
Ladies European Tour Player of the Year: 1996, 1999
LPGA Tour Player of the Year: 1996
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE): 2000
GWAA ASAPSports / Jim Murray Award: 2013
Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE): 2014