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Full name  Meg Mallon
Height  1.68 m
Turned professional  1987
Role  Golfer

College  Ohio State University
Name  Meg Mallon
Nationality  United States
Professional wins  20
Retired  2010
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Born  April 14, 1963 (age 52) Natick, Massachusetts (1963-04-14)
Residence  Ocean Ridge, Florida, United States
Education  Mercy High School, Ohio State University
Nominations  Best Female Golfer ESPY Award
Similar People  Beth Daniel, Liselotte Neumann, Dottie Pepper, Juli Inkster, Patty Sheehan

Current tour(s)  LPGA Tour (1987–2010)

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Meg Mallon (born April 14, 1963) is an American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1987 and won 18 LPGA Tour events, including four major championship, during her career. Mallon was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame and will be inducted in September 2017.


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Amateur career

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Mallon was born in Natick, Massachusetts. She started playing golf at the age of 7. She won the Michigan Amateur Championship title in 1983. She attended Mercy High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

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She attended Ohio State University, where she earned All-Conference honors from 1984–85 and was the runner-up at the 1985 Big Ten Championship.

Professional career

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Mallon joined the LPGA Tour in 1987. Her breakthrough year was 1991, when she won four times. Two of her victories were majors, the Mazda LPGA Championship and the U.S. Women's Open. She was also named Female Player of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America and Most Improved Player by Golf Digest.

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Mallon would win two more majors, the du Maurier Classic in 2000 and her second U.S. Women's Open in 2004. She also won the season-ending ADT Championship in 2003.

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She won a total of 18 events on the tour, including four major championships. She also had nine top-10 placings on the money list, her best being second in 1991.

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Mallon played for the United States in the Solheim Cup eight times: in 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, and 2005. She served as an assistant team captain in 2009. She is the team captain in 2013.

Mallon was inducted into the Ohio State Athletic Hall of Fame in 1996, the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame in 2002, and the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 2008. She was recognized during the LPGA's 50th Anniversary in 2000 as one of the LPGA's top-50 players and teachers. She was a non-voting member of the LPGA Tour Player Executive Committee in 1999, 2004, and 2008.

Mallon announced her retirement from professional golf on July 7, 2010, shortly before the start of the 2010 U.S. Women's Open. She was inducted into the Palm Beach County Hall of Fame in 2011.

In 2003 during the second round of the Welch's/Fry's Championship, Mallon became the first player in LPGA history to shoot a 60, one stroke off the LPGA Tour's all-time record of 59 set by Annika Sörenstam in 2001. She is tied for second in the LPGA's all-time records for most career aces.

LPGA Tour wins (18)

LPGA Tour playoff record (2–1)

Other wins (1)

  • 1998 JCPenney Classic (with Steve Pate)
  • Legends Tour wins (1)

  • 2014 Walgreens Charity Championship
  • Results timeline

    ^ The Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic as an LPGA major in 2001.
    DNP = did not play.
    CUT = missed the half way cut.
    "T" indicates a tie for a place.
    Green background for a win. Yellow background for a top-10 finish.


  • Starts – 84
  • Wins – 4
  • 2nd-place finishes – 4
  • 3rd-place finishes – 2
  • Top 3 finishes – 10
  • Top 5 finishes – 16
  • Top 10 finishes – 20
  • Top 25 finishes – 41
  • Missed cuts – 17
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 24
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 2 (5 times)
  • Team appearances


  • Solheim Cup (representing the United States): 1992, 1994 (winners), 1996 (winners), 1998 (winners), 2000, 2002 (winners), 2003, 2005 (winners)
  • World Cup (representing the United States): 2005
  • Handa Cup (representing the United States): 2010 (winners), 2011 (winners), 2014 (winners), 2015 (winners)
  • References

    Meg Mallon Wikipedia