Nancy Scranton

United States

5'9"

1985

$3,324,205.00

Florida State University, University of Kentucky

Race to CME Globe

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Rolex Ranking™

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Nancy Scranton Bio

5'9"...Credits Tom Wargo, Hank Johnson and her husband, Mark Williams, as the people having the most influence on her career...Competed as Nancy Scranton-Brown in 1987 and 1991 and as Nancy Brown from 1988-90...Married Mark Williams on Dec. 30, 2001...Co-winner with Tracy Hanson of the 2003 Daytona Beach (Fla.) Kiwanis Foundation Humanitarian of the Year Award...In 2004, Aug. 13 was proclaimed Nancy Scranton Day in her hometown of Centralia, Ill...Gave birth to twins in 2004: Libby Jane and Luke Scranton...Qualified for the Tour on first attempt...Represents Hunters Green Country Club in Tampa, Fla.

Career

  • In 2008, Recorded a season-best tie for 10th at the Fields Open in Hawaii, where she carded consecutive season-low 68s in the second and final rounds; first carded a 68 in the second round of the SBS Open at Turtle Bay.
  • In 2007, best finish was a tie for 14th at the Fields Open in Hawaii; partnered with Christa Johnson to successfully defend their title at the BJ's Charity Championship, on The Legends Tour; the first successful title defense in the tour's history.
  • In 2006, best finish was a tie for sixth at the State Farm Classic, where she carded a career-low 63 during the third round; crossed the $3 million mark in career earnings at the McDonald's LPGA Championship Presented by Coca-Cola; partnered with Christa Johnson to win the BJ's Charity Championship, an event on The Legends Tour.
  • In 2005, best finish was a tie for 11th at the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Open.
  • In 2004, finished her season on a high note before giving birth to twins, posting consecutive top-10 finishes at the Wendy's Championship for Children and the Wachovia LPGA Classic Hosted by Betsy King, where she tied for fourth and tied for sixth, respectively; gave birth to twins: Libby Jane and Luke Scranton.
  • In 2003, best finish was a tie for 29th at the ShopRite LPGA Classic; recorded the second hole-in-one of her LPGA career during the first round of the Asahi Ryokuken International Championship at Mount Vintage.
  • In 2002, best finish was a tie for 10th at the Asahi Ryokuken International Championship at Mount Vintage.
  • In 2001, best finish was a tie for third at the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open; crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings after the Your Life Vitamins LPGA Classic, where she tied for 10th.
  • In 2000, after more than seven years without a victory, captured the Subaru Memorial of Naples title after a two-hole, sudden-death playoff with Maria Hjorth; qualified for the U.S. Solheim Cup Team.
  • In 1999, best finish was a tie for third at the McDonald's LPGA Championship; received the Heather Farr Player Award.
  • In 1998, best finish was a tie for fifth at the Friendly's Classic; recorded her first LPGA career hole-in-one during the third round of the Longs Drugs Challenge
  • In 1997, best finish was a tie for 23rd at the Wegmans Rochester International.
  • In 1996, competed in just one event due to shoulder surgery in April.
  • In 1995, best finish was a tie for 18th at the McDonald's LPGA Championship.
  • In 1994, tied for eighth at the Atlanta Women's Championship for her best finish of the season.
  • In 1993, best finish was a tie for fifth at the Oldsmobile Classic; crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings with a tie forsixth at the SAFECO Classic.
  • In 1992, won her second career title at the Los Coyotes LPGA Classic, where she shot 65 in the final round to make up a seven-shot deficit.
  • In 1991, became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the du Maurier Ltd. Classic, where she barely made the cut and then shot 64 in the third round to move into contention.
  • In 1990, posted eight top-10 finishes, including a season-best tie for third at the State Farm Rail Classic.
  • In 1989, best finish was second place at the Ocean State Classic.
  • In 1988, best finish was fourth place at the Rochester International.
  • In 1987, top finish was a tie for 12th at the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic.
  • In 1986, tied for third at the du Maurier Ltd. Classic.
  • In 1985, best finish of her rookie season was a tie for 19th at the LPGA Championship.
  • In 1984, qualified for the Tour by finishing third at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 1985 LPGA season.

    Amateur

    Scranton collected most of her amateur victories in her home state of Illinois. She won the 1983 Illinois Women's State Championship, the 1979 and 1982-83 Southern Illinois Championship and the 1981-82 St. Louis Metro Championship. Splitting her collegiate career between Florida State and the University of Kentucky, Scranton registered three top-five finishes, including victories at the 1984 Western Kentucky Invitational and the 1984 Southern Illinois University Invitational. Scranton was named All-Southeastern Conference in 1983.
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