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Encyclopedia > Deb Richard

Deb Richard (born June 13, 1963 in Abbeville, Louisiana; raised in Manhattan, Kansas) was a golfer on the LPGA Tour for 20 years (1986-2005). She won five Tour events and finished in the top ten in dozens of others. June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The small city of Abbeville is the parish seat of Vermilion Parish, in the US state of Louisiana, 150 miles (241 km) southwest of New Orleans. ... Riley County Courthouse, Manhattan Manhattan is a town located in northeastern Kansas at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Richard found great success as a amateur golfer, beginning early by winning the high school State Championship three years straight for Manhattan High School (1979-1981), and winning the Kansas Women's Amateur each of the next two years (1982, 1983). In 1984, Richard won the U.S. Women's Amateur. At the University of Florida, she was the runner-up in the 1985 NCAA Championships and won the Broderick Award as the outstanding female collegiate golfer. Manhattan High School is a high school (grades 9-12) in Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... State nickname: The Sunflower State Other U.S. States Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Governor Kathleen Sebelius (D) Senators Sam Brownback (R) Pat Roberts (R) Official languages None Area 82,277 mi²; 213,096 km² (15th)  - Land 81,815 mi²; 211,900 km²  - Water 462 mi²; 1,196 km² (0. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page is about the year 1984. ... The U.S. Womens Amateur is the leading golf tournament in the United States for female amateur golfers. ... University of Florida State University System of Florida FAMU FAU FGCU FIU FSU NCF UCF UF UNF USF UWF The University of Florida, is a public university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... This article is about the year. ... NCAA Champions for Womens Golf Division One 1982 Tulsa 1983 TCU 1984 Miami (Fla) 1985 Florida 1986 Florida 1987 San Jose St. ... The Broderick Awards are voted on by a national panel of womens collegiate athletic directors. ...


Accolades

In 1992, Richard was selected for the Solheim Cup team. She has been inducted into the University of Florida's Hall of Fame. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The Solheim Cup is a biennial golf tournament for professional women golfers contested by teams representing Europe and the United States. ... University of Florida State University System of Florida FAMU FAU FGCU FIU FSU NCF UCF UF UNF USF UWF The University of Florida, is a public university located in Gainesville, Florida. ...


Richard has also received a number of awards for her charitable activities.


External links

  • Profile on the LPGA Tour's official site

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PGATOUR.com - Deb Richard (419 words)
Richard started playing golf at the age of 11.
At the University of Florida, Richard was a winner of seven tournaments and was runner-up at the 1985 NCAA Championship.
During the 2001 season Richard's best finish was a tie for 15th at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic.
Sports - Lpga Veteran Richard Retires (377 words)
Richard, 42, will go on to serve as a special consultant to the tour and will also remain a member of the LPGA Tour Players Executive Committee through the end of this year.
Richard won five events during her nearly two decades on the LPGA Tour, compiling more than $2.75 million in earnings along the way.
Richard had her most successful year in 1991, when she won both the Women's Kemper Open and the Phar-Mor in Youngstown in sudden-death playoffs.
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