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Silvia Cavalleri
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

5’7”...Started playing golf at the age of 9...Credits her mother, who has caddied for her on Tour, as the individual most influencing her career...Has one brother...Hobbies include skiing and going to the cinema...Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.


  • In 2012, only played three events and best finish was a tie for 61st at the Kia Classic.
  • In 2011, best finish was a tie for 15th at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
  • In 2010, best finish was a tie for 16th at the Tres Marias Championship.
  • In 2009, best finish was a tie for 22nd at the MasterCard Classic Honoring Alejo Peralta Presented by Nextel.
  • In 2008, best finish was a tie for fifth at the Longs Drugs Challenge.
  • In 2007, became the third Rolex First-Time Winner of the season at the Corona Championship, where she carded four consecutive rounds in the 60s, also recorded nine subpars in the second round.
  • In 2006, best finish was a tie for fifth at the Corona Morelia Championship.
  • In 2005, best finish was a tie for fourth at the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez, where she tied her career-low 65 during the third round.
  • In 2004, best finish with a tie for third at the Asahi Ryokuken International Championship at Mount Vintage; recorded her first LPGA career hole-in-one during the second round of the Office Depot Championship Hosted by Amy Alcott.
  • In 2003, recorded her best finish at the Safeway Classic Presented by Pepsi, where she tied for 13th.
  • In 2002, posted her season-best finish at the LPGA Corning Classic, where she tied for third.
  • In 2001, recorded her season-best finish at the Mizuno Classic, where she tied for seventh.
  • In 2000, tied for 10th at the First Union Betsy King Classic for her best finish of the season.
  • In 1999, tied for ninth at the Philips Invitational Honoring Harvey Penick, where she recorded a career-low 65 during the third round; won the Royal Marie Claire Open on the Ladies European Tour.
  • In 1998, was a member of the European Ladies Professional Golf Association, where she carded a best finish of 24th at the Austrian Ladies Open; qualified for the LPGA Tour at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she tied for 63rd to earn non-exempt status for the 1999 LPGA season.
  • In 1997, turned professional.
Cavalleri was the 1990 British Girls’ champion, a five-time member of the Continental Team for the Vagliano Trophy, three-time member of the Italian Team for the World Amateur Team Championship and the winner of 10 national titles. She was the 1996 World Amateur individual champion, the 1996-97 European Amateur champion and the 1997 U.S. Women’s Amateur champion.
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