Danielle Ammaccapane

Last updated

Danielle Ammaccapane
Personal information
Born (1965-11-27) November 27, 1965 (age 54)
Babylon, New York
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
NationalityFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Career
College Arizona State University
Turned professional1988
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour
Professional wins7
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour7
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration T11: 1989, 1991
Women's PGA C'ship T14: 1990
U.S. Women's Open T3: 1990
du Maurier Classic T9: 1995
Women's British Open T25: 2001

Danielle Ammaccapane (born November 27, 1965) is an American professional golfer playing on the LPGA Tour. Her daughter, with husband Rod Kesling, is child actor Laura Ann Kesling. [1]

Contents

Amateur career

Ammaccapane was born in Babylon, New York. She had a successful junior and amateur career and won the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links in 1985. [2] She played her collegiate golf at Arizona State University becoming NCAA National Champion in 1985, [3] All-American First team in 1985 and 1986 and All-American Second team in 1987. She was also All-Conference First team from 1984–1987 and won the Pac-10 championship in 1987. [4] She became a member of the Arizona State University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1997. [5]

She represented the United States in the 1986 Curtis Cup. [6] [7]

Professional wins (7)

LPGA Tour wins (7)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1Mar 24, 1991 Standard Register PING −9 (74-70-70-69=283)2 strokes Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Barb Bunkowsky-Scherbak
Flag of the United States.svg Meg Mallon
2Mar 22, 1992 Standard Register PING−13 (72-69-69-69=279)2 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Kristi Albers
3May 3, 1992 Centel Classic −12 (69-68-69-69=275)1 stroke Flag of the United States.svg Michelle Estill
Flag of Sweden.svg Liselotte Neumann
Flag of the United States.svg Colleen Walker
4Jun 21, 1992 Lady Keystone Open −8 (68-71-69=208)2 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Nancy Lopez
Flag of the United States.svg Muffin Spencer-Devlin
Flag of the United States.svg Lori West
5Jun 15, 1997 Edina Realty LPGA Classic −8 (70-70-68=208)1 stroke Flag of the United States.svg Jane Geddes
Flag of Japan.svg Mayumi Hirase
Flag of Japan.svg Hiromi Kobayashi
Flag of Scotland.svg Catriona Matthew
6May 3 1998 Mercury Titleholders Championship −12 (70-68-67-71=276)1 stroke Flag of the United States.svg Michelle Estill
7Sep 6, 1998 Safeway LPGA Golf Championship −12 (65-67-72=204)1 stroke Flag of the United States.svg Emilee Klein

Team appearances

Amateur

Professional

Related Research Articles

Nancy Lopez American professional golfer

Nancy Marie Lopez is a retired American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977 and won 48 LPGA Tour events, including three major championships.

Juli Inkster American professional golfer

Juli Inkster is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. With a professional career spanning 29 years to date, Inkster's 31 wins rank her second in wins among all active players on the LPGA Tour; she has over $13 million in career earnings. She also has more wins in Solheim Cup matches than any other American, and is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. Inkster is the only golfer in LPGA Tour history to win two majors in a decade for three consecutive decades by winning three in the 1980s, two in the 1990s, and two in the 2000s.

JoAnne Gunderson Carner is an American former professional golfer. Her 43 victories on the LPGA Tour led to her induction in the World Golf Hall of Fame. She is the only woman to have won the U.S. Girls' Junior, U.S. Women's Amateur, and U.S. Women's Open titles, and was the first person ever to win three different USGA championship events. Tiger Woods is the only man to have won the equivalent three USGA titles. Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Carol Semple Thompson have also won three different USGA titles.

Catriona Matthew Spanish professional golfer

Catriona Isobel Matthew is a Scottish professional golfer who plays mainly on the US-based LPGA Tour and is also a member of the Ladies European Tour.

Trish Johnson English professional golfer

Patricia Mary "Trish" Johnson is an English professional golfer.

Kelli Kuehne Doremus is a retired American professional golfer.

Barbara Gaile Romack was an American professional golfer.

Mhairi McKay professional golfer

Mhairi McKay is a Scottish professional golfer who played mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and was also a member of the Ladies European Tour.

Janice Moodie professional golfer

Janice C. Moodie is a Scottish professional golfer who plays mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour but is also a member of the Ladies European Tour.

Wendy Ward professional golfer

Wendy Ward is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour.

Kathryn Imrie professional golfer

Kathryn Christine Imrie is a Scottish professional golfer who played on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour.

Tiffany Joh is an American professional golfer currently playing on the LPGA Tour and on the Symetra Tour.

Karen Davies is a professional golfer from Wales who formerly played on the LPGA Tour.

Amanda Blumenherst is an American professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. She was a three-time National Player of the Year at Duke University and won the U.S. Women's Amateur title in 2008. In 2013, she announced that she would take a leave from professional golf to spend more time with her husband, major league baseball player Nate Freiman.

Laura Ann Kesling is an American actress. She made her film debut as Bobbi in the Adam Sandler film Bedtime Stories. Kesling developed an interest in acting at a young age and has appeared in a number of commercials. Her mother is LPGA golfer Danielle Ammaccapane.

Mina Harigae is an American professional golfer currently playing on the LPGA Tour.

Amy Fruhwirth is an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.

Ji Young "Pearl" Sinn-Bonanni is a Korean-American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour. She played under her maiden name, Pearl Sinn until her marriage in 2002.

Cynthia "Cindy" Schreyer is an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour. She also competed as Cindy McCurdy from 1998 to 2000.

Lori Castillo is an American professional golfer from Hawaii. She is one of only three golfers to have won both U.S. Girls' Junior (1978) and U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links, and was the first female to hold two USGA titles at the same time, joining only Chick Evans, Bobby Jones and Jack Nicklaus. She won the 1984 Wirral Caldy Classic on the Ladies European Tour and won the Hawaii State Open a record five times. She competed as Lori Planos during her marriage to Gary Planos of Kapalua Resort.

References

  1. Danielle Ammaccapane's Daughter Lands Lead Role In Movie
  2. "U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship Past Champions". USGA (United States Golf Association). Archived from the original on September 28, 2007. Retrieved April 21, 2007.
  3. "History – Past Champions". NCAA. Archived from the original on April 17, 2007. Retrieved April 21, 2007.
  4. "Honors and Accolades". Arizona State Sun Devils. Archived from the original on February 9, 2007. Retrieved April 20, 2007.
  5. "ASU Announces Hall of Fame Choices for 1997". Arizona State University. July 15, 1997. Archived from the original on October 28, 2006. Retrieved April 21, 2007.
  6. "1986 Curtis Cup". USGA (United States Golf Association). Retrieved April 21, 2007.
  7. "Previous Curtis Cup Matches 1932–2002". USGA. Retrieved April 20, 2007.