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Donna White
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

5'2''...Married Mike White in 1976...Has one daughter, Kristin Paige, born in 1981...Was the Florida Amateur of the Year in 1976 and is a member of the University of Florida Hall of Fame...Is Honorary Chairwoman of Palm Beach County Special Olympics and also Honorary Chairwoman of the National Disabled Golfers Association...Lists Norrie Wright, Horace Ervin, Ed Oldfield and DeDe Owens as teachers who influenced her career the most...Enjoys music, fishing, cooking, working on 1965 Mustang, and all sports.

Career Highlights:

  • Joined the Tour in 1977.
  • Captured her first two tournament titles in 1980: Florida Lady Citrus and the Coca-Cola Classic, which she won in a sudden-death playoff against Debbie Massey.
  • Won her third title in 1983 at the Sarasota Classic.
  • In 1983, crossed the $100,000 mark for the first time in her career.
  • Had her most successful financial season in 1984 when she earned $139,971 and posted her career-best scoring average of 72.05.
  • Tied for second in the 1987 Boston Five Classic.
  • Tied for third in the 1988 Rail Charity Golf Classic where she fired her career-low score of 66 in the opening round.
  • In 1990, on the strength of nine top-20 finishes, she recorded her best financial season since 1984 by winning $97,084.

    Amateur – White’s professional status was forecast by her victories at the 1976 U.S. Amateur and the 1976 Trans-National. She was runner-up in that tournament the preceding year and represented the United States on Curtis Cup and World Cup teams. As a member of the golf team at the University of Florida, White captured several collegiate events.

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