Shani Waugh




Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia

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Shani Waugh Bio

5’8”...Started playing golf at the age of 13...Credits Jack Newton, Lawrence Farmer, coach Hank Johnson and her parents as the individuals most influencing her career...Enjoys boogie boarding, basketball, tennis and watching Australian rules football.In 2006, best finish was a tie for 24th at the U.S. Women's Open; carded a season-low 66 in the first round of the Evian Masters.


  • In 2005, recorded a season-best tie for 20th at the Evian Masters; won the Thailand Ladies Open on the Ladies EuropeanTour (LET) for her third international victory.
  • In 2004, best finish was a tie for sixth at the John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic presented by Ford.
  • In 2003, finished second, the best finish of her career, at the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez,where she lost in a five-hole, sudden-death playoff to Se Ri Pak; carded a career-low 65 during the final round to force the playoff and crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings with her second-place finish; won the Wales WPGA Championship of Europe on the LET for her second career international victory.
  • In 2002, best finish was third place at the U.S. Women’s Open, earning a $202,568 paycheck, almost as much as her firstfour seasons on Tour combined.
  • In 2001, best finish was a tie for fourth at the Michelob Light Classic.
  • In 2000, best finish was a tie for third at the New Albany Golf Classic.l In 1999, best finish was a tie for 19th at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament,where she tied for ninth to gain exempt status for the 2000 season.
  • In 1998, best finish was a tie for ninth at the First Union Betsy King Classic; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament and finished as co-medalist to regain exempt status for 1999.
  • In 1997, finished fourth at the Safeway LPGA Golf Championship; carded a double-eagle during the second round of the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic.
  • In 1996, best finish was a tie for 13th at the State Farm Rail Classic, won the Costa Azul Ladies Open on the Women Professional Golfers’ European Tour (WPGET).
  • In 1995, qualified for the Tour by tying for 48th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the1996 season.l In 1991, turned professional and competed on the WPGET.


    Waugh was the 1986-87 Australian National Sub-Junior champion. She also was a member of the Australian Junior Team from1987-88 and a member of the Australian Senior “Squad” from 1989-90.
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