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Encyclopedia > Karrie Webb
Karrie Webb
Personal Information
Birth December 21, 1974 (age 32)
Queensland, Australia
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Nationality Flag of Australia Australia
Residence Boynton Beach, Florida, USA
College none
Career
Turned Pro 1994
Current tour LPGA Tour (joined 1996)
Other tours LET (joined 1994), Futures Tour (1994)
Professional wins 44 (LPGA Tour: 35, other individual: 9)
Major Championship results
Wins: 7
Kraft Nabisco Won 2000, 2006
LPGA Championship Won 2001
U.S. Women's Open Won 2000, 2001
Women's British Open Won 2002
Awards
LPGA Rookie of the Year 1996
ESPY Awards Best Female Golfer 1996
Vare Trophy 1997, 1999, 2000
LPGA Tour
Money Winner
1997, 1999, 2000
LPGA Tour
Player of the Year
1999, 2000
LPGA Crowne Plaza Achievement Award 2000
Elected to World Golf Hall of Fame 2005


Karrie Anne Webb (born 21 December 1974) is Australia's most successful female golfer, and one of the top players in the history of global women's golf. She currently plays mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA tour and also turns out once or twice a year on the ALPG Tour in her home country. December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Peter Beattie (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd)  - Product per capita  $40,170/person (6th) Population (June Quarter Released Statistics 2006)  - Population  4,053,444 (3rd)  - Density  2. ... This article is about a foot as a unit of length. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Boynton Beach is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... The LPGA is the Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... // The Ladies European Tour is a professional golf tour for women which was founded in 1979. ... The FUTURES Tour is the second-tier womens professional golf tour in the United States. ... The Kraft Nabisco Championship (originally the Colgate/Dinah Shore Winners Circle Championship) is one of the four major golf tournaments for women on the LPGA Tour. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ... The U.S. Womens Open Golf Championship is one of the LPGAs major championships along with the LPGA Championship, the Womens British Open, and the Kraft Nabisco Championship. ... The Womens British Open, also known for sponsorship reasons as the Weetabix Womens British Open, is one of the leading events in womens professional golf, being the only tournament which is classified as a major by both the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... The 10th Anniversary ESPY Award. ... The LPGA is the Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... The LPGA is the Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... The LPGA is the Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... // The World Golf Hall of Fame is located in St. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... The ALPG Tour is a professional golf tour for women which is based in Australia. ...

Contents

Career

Webb grew up in Ayr in Queensland, and still maintains a residence there. She began her professional golfing career in 1994, joining the United States LPGA tour in 1996. Ayr is a town in Queensland, Australia near the delta of the Burdekin River. ... Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Peter Beattie (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd)  - Product per capita  $40,170/person (6th) Population (June Quarter Released Statistics 2006)  - Population  4,053,444 (3rd)  - Density  2. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...


Webb has won seven major championships, including the Women's British Open in 2002, the Kraft Nabisco Championship in 2000 and 2006, the du Maurier Classic in 1999, the McDonald's LPGA Championship in 2001, and the U.S. Women's Open in 2000 and 2001. Webb has won all five different women's majors, including the du Maurier Classic, which is no longer a major, completing the career Super Slam. Webb also won the Women's British Open in 1995 and 1997, before it was considered a major by the LPGA, though (much less significantly) it was rated as a major by the Ladies European Tour at that time. Her 2006 Kraft Nabisco win took her into the top ten of the Women's World Golf Rankings for the first time since they were introduced in February 2006. Womens golf has evolved a set of major tournaments which parallels that in mens golf, but the womens system is younger and has been less stable that the mens. ... The Womens British Open, also known for sponsorship reasons as the Weetabix Womens British Open, is one of the leading events in womens professional golf, being the only tournament which is classified as a major by both the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour. ... The Kraft Nabisco Championship (originally the Colgate/Dinah Shore Winners Circle Championship) is one of the four major golf tournaments for women on the LPGA Tour. ... The Canadian Womens Open is a professional golf tournament for women once known as La Canadienne, later the Peter Jackson Classic, du Maurier Classic, and the du Maurier Ltd Classic, (also Classique du Maurier Ltee) until tobacco restrictions came into force in Canada. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship Presented by Coca-Cola, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ... The U.S. Womens Open Golf Championship is one of the LPGAs major championships along with the LPGA Championship, the Womens British Open, and the Kraft Nabisco Championship. ... // The Ladies European Tour is a professional golf tour for women which was founded in 1979. ... // The Womens World Golf Rankings, also known for sponsorship reasons as the Rolex Rankings were introduced in February 2006. ...


Her 35 LPGA Tour victories places her tied for twelfth on the list of players with the most career LPGA tournament wins. This table lists players with 20 or more wins on the LPGA Tour as of March 19, 2006. ...


Webb qualified for entry to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2000, but was not eligible for induction until she has played ten LPGA Tour events in each of ten seasons. She met this criterion on June 9, 2005 when she completed the first round of the LPGA Championship. She became the youngest living person ever to enter the Hall of Fame, and will keep that distinction until 2007, when fellow LPGA star and Hall of Fame qualifier Se Ri Pak completes her tenth year on tour. Webb currently represents Epson, Srixon Golf, Lazy Susan & Bogner // The World Golf Hall of Fame is located in St. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ... Se Ri Pak (born September 28, 1977 in Daejeon, South Korea) is a professional golfer. ...


Professional wins (44)

LPGA Tour (35)

LPGA Majors are shown in bold. The Womens British Open, also known for sponsorship reasons as the Weetabix Womens British Open, is one of the leading events in womens professional golf, being the only tournament which is classified as a major by both the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour. ... The LPGA Playoffs at The ADT, also known as the ADT Championship, is the season-ending golf tournament on the United States-based LPGA Tour. ... The Womens British Open, also known for sponsorship reasons as the Weetabix Womens British Open, is one of the leading events in womens professional golf, being the only tournament which is classified as a major by both the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour. ... The Safeway International is an annual golf tournament for professional female golfers on the LPGA Tour. ... The Wegmans LPGA is an annual golf tournament for professional female golfers on the LPGA Tour. ... The Canadian Womens Open is a professional golf tournament for women once known as La Canadienne, later the Peter Jackson Classic, du Maurier Classic, and the du Maurier Ltd Classic, (also Classique du Maurier Ltee) until tobacco restrictions came into force in Canada. ... The Takefuji Classic was an annual golf tournament for professional female golfers on the LPGA Tour that took place every year from 2000 through 2006. ... THE TOUR Championship (the capitalisation is official) is the final event of golfs PGA Tour season. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... The Mitchell Company Tournament of Champions, in full The Mitchell Company Tournament of Champions presented by Kathy Ireland Worldwide, is a golf tournament for professional female golfers that is part of the LPGA Tour. ... The U.S. Womens Open Golf Championship is one of the LPGAs major championships along with the LPGA Championship, the Womens British Open, and the Kraft Nabisco Championship. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ... The LPGA Playoffs at The ADT, also known as the ADT Championship, is the season-ending golf tournament on the United States-based LPGA Tour. ... The Wegmans LPGA is an annual golf tournament for professional female golfers on the LPGA Tour. ... The Womens British Open, also known for sponsorship reasons as the Weetabix Womens British Open, is one of the leading events in womens professional golf, being the only tournament which is classified as a major by both the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour. ... The John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic is a golf tournament for professional female golfers that is part of the LPGA Tour. ... THE TOUR Championship (the capitalisation is official) is the final event of golfs PGA Tour season. ... The MIchelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill is an annual golf tournament, originating in 2003, for professional female golfers which takes place every May on the LPGA Tour. ... The Evian Masters is a womens professional golf tournament which is played in France each July. ... The Longs Drugs Challenges is a golf tournament for professional female golfers that is part of the LPGA Tour. ... The Mizuno Classic is an annual golf tournament for professional female golfers on the United States LPGA Tour, jointly sanctioned the LPGA of Japan Tour. ... Womens golf has evolved a set of major tournaments which parallels that in mens golf, but the womens system is younger and has been less stable that the mens. ...


ALPG (9)

The ANZ Ladies Masters is a golf tournament that is played in Australia and is sanctioned by the ALPG Tour and the Ladies European Tour (LET). ... The ANZ Ladies Masters is a golf tournament that is played in Australia and is sanctioned by the ALPG Tour and the Ladies European Tour (LET). ... The ANZ Ladies Masters is a golf tournament that is played in Australia and is sanctioned by the ALPG Tour and the Ladies European Tour (LET). ... The ANZ Ladies Masters is a golf tournament that is played in Australia and is sanctioned by the ALPG Tour and the Ladies European Tour (LET). ...

Other victories

  • 2000 Nichriei World Ladies Cup
  • 2001 Nichirei World Ladies Cup

LPGA Tour career summary

Year Majors Other wins LPGA wins Earnings ($) Money list rank Average
1996 0 4 4 1,002,000 1 70.86
1997 0 3 3 987,606 2 70.00
1998 0 2 2 704,477 4 70.52
1999 1 5 6 1,591,959 1 69.43
2000 2 5 7 1,876,853 1 70.05
2001 2 1 3 1,535,404 3 70.16
2002 1 1 2 1,009,760 5 70.33
2003 0 1 1 780,239 11 70.39
2004 0 1 1 748,316 9 70.53
2005 0 0 0 500,268 27 71.52
2006* 1 3 4 1,873,753 2 70.10
* As of October 2 2006.

October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ...

See also

This table lists players with 20 or more wins on the LPGA Tour as of March 19, 2006. ... This article lists all the women who have won the LPGA Tours past and present major championships by number of victories. ...

External links

  • Profile on the LPGA Tour's official site
  • ALPG Tour profile
  • Golf Stars Online - links to features and profiles

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Karrie Webb Summary (2053 words)
Webb has won seven major championships, including the Women's British Open in 2002, the Kraft Nabisco Championship in 2000 and 2006, the du Maurier Classic in 1999, the McDonald's LPGA Championship in 2001, and the U.S. Women's Open in 2000 and 2001.
Webb also won the Women's British Open in 1995 and 1997, before it was considered a major by the LPGA, though (much less significantly) it was rated as a major by the Ladies European Tour at that time.
Webb qualified for entry to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2000, but was not eligible for induction until she has played ten LPGA Tour events in each of ten seasons.
Karrie Webb - Search Results - MSN Encarta (171 words)
Webb, Karrie, born in 1974, Australian golfer, who recorded one of the most impressive rookie seasons in golf history in 1996 and emerged as one of...
When rival Karrie Webb of Australia won the player of the year award in 1999 and 2000, Sörenstam increased the intensity of her training regimen.
Karrie Anne Webb (born 21 December, 1974) is Australia's most successful female golfer, and one of the top players in the history of global women's golf.
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