Val Skinner

United States

5'6"

1983

$2,465,158.00

Oklahoma State University (1982, Public Relations)

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Val Skinner Bio

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5'6"...Credits her father Richard and Bob Rotella as individuals most influencing her career...Her mother manages a shopping center...Honorary chairman of the Soroptimist International Golf Tournament...Chairwoman of LIFE (LPGA professionals In the Fight to Eradicate breast cancer), a charity program which features a pro-am in Jackson, N.J., that benefits the New Jersey Cancer Institute and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to help in the fight against breast cancer...Established The Val Skinner Foundation, of which LIFE is a program...Named GOLF Magazine's 1982 Collegiate Player of the Year and nominated for Golf Digest's Collegiate Player of the Year...Has been recognized as a woman of distinction by several organizations...Selected as one of USA WEEKEND magazine's 1997 five Most Caring Athletes in recognition of her humanitarian efforts in working to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer...Awarded the 1999 LPGA Komen Award...Received the Award of Hope in 2000 from the Cancer Institue of New Jersey for raising $500,000, the largest single-day donation ever for breast cancer from a golf event...Inducted into the Oklahoma State University Hall of Honors in 2000...Inducted into the Nebraska Golf Hall of Fame in 2002...One of 25 individuals honored by Yoplait, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and SELF magazine in 2003 as a Yoplait Champion for her efforts in the fight against breast cancer...Honored by the American Jewish Congress with the 2003 Horace M. Kallen Award for her work in the fight against breast cancer...Enjoys skiing (water and snow), surfing, traveling, movies, reading, most sports and antiquing...An Admiral in the Navy to the state of Nebraska...Purchased a golf course with her family in Nebraska...Interested in golf course architecture and is re-designing part of the course she and her family bought...Currently works as an on-course commentator for The Golf Channel,,,Represents PING and Ashworth.

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Career

Victories Top 10s Earnings
7 35 $2,465,158.00

Tournament Results

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LONGS DRUGS CHALLENGE2003CUT
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Recent News

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Val Skinner Foundation surpasses $8.5 million for Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative

More than 25 LPGA stars gathered Monday at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, N.J. to raise $600,000 at former LPGA player and current Golf Channel commentator Val Skinner’s 14th annual LIFE tournament.

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LPGA Tour players come together to give LIFE

Topics: Skinner, Val

Following a week of serious golf at the season’s second major, 21 LPGA Tour pros will venture down to New Jersey for a day of fun on the links as they support one of the longest-running charity golf events.

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Val Skinner Set to Eclipse $8.5 Million at 14th Annual Life Event

Led by LPGA professional and Golf Channel commentator Val Skinner, top players on the LPGA Tour will gather in New Jersey once again to raise $500,000 for breast cancer awareness and research at the 14th annual LIFE (LPGA Pros in the Fight to Eradicate Breast Cancer) tournament.

Read full article - Val Skinner Set to Eclipse $8.5 Million at 14th Annual Life Event

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