Lisa Walters

Lisa Walters (born January 9, 1960) is a Canadian professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour. She competed under her maiden name Lisa Young until 1988.

Lisa Walters
Personal information
Full nameLisa Young Walters
Born (1960-01-09) January 9, 1960 (age 60)
Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality Canada
ResidenceTampa, Florida, U.S.
Career
CollegeFlorida State University
StatusProfessional
Retired2000
Former tour(s)LPGA Tour (1984-1998)
Professional wins3
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour3
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationT17: 1987
Women's PGA C'ship5th: 1984
U.S. Women's OpenT19: 1998
du Maurier ClassicT31: 1994
Women's British OpenCUT: 2005
Achievements and awards
Canadian Golf Hall of Fame2008

Young was born in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. she won several amateur tournaments in British Columbia including three straight British Columbia Ladies' Championships. She played college golf at Florida State University where she was an All-American in 1981.

Walters joined the LPGA Tour in 1984 and won three times[1] between 1992 and 1998.[2]

Walters was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 2008.[3]

Amateur winsEdit

  • 1977 British Columbia Junior Championship
  • 1979 British Columbia Ladies' Championship
  • 1980 British Columbia Ladies' Championship
  • 1981 British Columbia Ladies' Championship

Professional winsEdit

LPGA Tour wins (3)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Feb 22, 1992 Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Open –8 (72-71-65=208) 1 stroke   Kristi Albers
  Missie Berteotti
2 Feb 20, 1993 Itoki Hawaiian Ladies Open –6 (68-68-74=210) 1 stroke   Nancy Lopez
3 Jun 14, 1998 Oldsmobile Classic –23 (67-67-65-66=265) 6 strokes   Donna Andrews

ReferencesEdit