Laura Philo (born April 27, 1975 in Scotia, New York) is an American professional golfer. She won the 1995 North and South Women's Amateur Golf Championship at Pinehurst. In 1996 she won the Eastern Women's Amateur Championship and made it to the quarterfinals of the 1996 United States Women's Amateur Golf Championship. A business student at Wake Forest University, she was named the university's 1997 Female Athlete of the Year. April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Scotia is a village located in Schenectady County, New York. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area Ranked 27th - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 kmÂ²) - Width 285 miles (455 km) - Length 330 miles (530 km) - % water 13. ... Golfer after swing. ... The North and South Womens Amateur Golf Championship is an annual golf tournament held since 1903 at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. ... Photo of the Carolina Hotel, the largest and primary hotel on the Pinehurst Resort grounds. ... The U.S. Womens Amateur is the leading golf tournament in the United States for female amateur golfers. ... Wake Forest University is a private coeducational university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, renown for its programs in the liberal arts. ...
Laura Philo turned professional in 1997 and spent three years playing on the FUTURES Tour where she scored thee tournament wins. She joined the LPGA Tour in 1999 and has earned two victories, both coming in the 2002 season when she had ten top-10 finishes. The FUTURES Tour is the second-tier womens professional golf tour in the United States. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...
In 2000 she married Kevin Diaz and goes by her married name.
Categories: Female golfers | American golfers | LPGA Tour golfers | People from New York | 1975 births | Living people
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