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Carolyn Hill
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

5’8”, brown hair, hazel eyes...Started playing golf at the age of seven under the guidance of her father... Taught more recently by Randy Henry...She was an All-American twice: in 1977 at the University of Miami and in 1979 at the University of Tulsa...Was a member of the LPGA Tour Executive Committee from 1996-98.

Career Highlights

  • In 1998, best finish was a tie for 29th at the LPGA Corning Classic.
  • In 1997, played a limited schedule of 10 events due to injuries (two herniated discs) sustained in a 1996 auto accident; tied for 34th at the Longs Drugs Challenge and tied for 37th at the Standard Register PING.
  • In 1996, best finish was a tie for ninth at the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open, where she recorded her fourth career hole-in-one during the third round.
  • In 1995, she tied for 24th at both the ShopRite LPGA Classic and the U.S. Women’s Open Championship and recorded her third career hole-in-one at the McDonald’s LPGA Championship.
  • In 1994, posted a career-low round of 65 en route to her first career victory at the McCall’s LPGA Classic at Stratton Mountain, tied for ninth at the Heartland Classic and tied for 16th at the Toray Japan Queens Cup.
  • In 1993, top finish was a tie for ninth at the Las Vegas LPGA at Canyon Gate and a tie for 18th at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
  • In 1992, had two top-10 finishes en route to her second-best financial season, with $96,407 in earnings.
  • Posted two top-10 finishes in 1991 and four top-20 finishes in 1990.
  • Her 1989 season was highlighted by a tie for eighth at the Women’s Kemper Open.
  • As a rookie, posted her then career-best finish of a tie for second at the 1980 Barth Classic. She tied that finish the following year at the Nabisco Dinah Shore.

    At the age of 14, Hill was the medalist in the California State Amateur and the following year was medalist at the 1974 USGA Girls Junior. A member of the U.S. Curtis Cup Team in 1978, she culminated her amateur career by winning the 1979 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, defeating Patty Sheehan, 7 & 6.