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Kathy Guadagnino
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

Played under her maiden name of Baker from 1983-87…Gave birth to daughter Nikki on July 15, 1990, daughter Megan on Feb. 3, 1992, and son Joseph on Dec. 23, 1995...Enjoys crafts, reading and adding to her various bear collections...Spends much of the off-season helping her husband with church-related activities.

Career Highlights

  • In 1997, tied for eighth at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic for her best finish of the season.
  • In 1995, her best finish was a tie for 26th at the McDonald’s LPGA Championship, one of the LPGA’s major championships.
  • In 1994, posted a career-low score of 66 during the first round of the McCall’s LPGA Classic at Stratton Mountain.
  • In 1993, best performance was a tie for eighth at the du Maurier Ltd. Classic, one of the LPGA Tour’s four major championships.
  • In 1992, competed in just 16 events due to the birth of her second child, daughter Megan, on Feb. 3.
  • In 1990, played a limited schedule of 11 events due to the birth of her first child, daughter Nikki, on July 15.
  • In 1988, her second career victory was at the Konica San Jose Classic.
  • In 1985, recorded her first career victory was at the U.S. Women’s Open; she is one of only 13 players to make the Open her first career victory as an LPGA member.

    A member of the 1982 U.S. Curtis Cup and World Cup teams, Guadagnino won the 1982 NCAA title and was a two-time NCAA All-American. She was the Eastern Amateur champion in 1979 and 1982, the Western Amateur champion in 1980 and the 1979 National PGA Junior champion. Guadagnino was the low amateur at the 1981 and 1982 U.S. Women’s Opens, finishing tied for 26th and tied for 13th, respectively.

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