| Politecnico di Milano|
| 10 October 1972 (age 43)
Milan, Italy (1972-10-10) |
Ladies European Tour (joined 1997)
LPGA (joined 1999)
Polytechnic University of Milan
Silvia Cavalleri Wikipedia
Silvia Cavalleri (born 10 October 1972) is an Italian professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour. She was the first Italian to win a tournament on the LPGA Tour.
Cavalleri was born in Milan, Italy. She was the 1990 British Girls’ champion and represented Europe in the Vagliano Trophy five times between 1989 and 1997. She represented Italy in the Espirito Santo Trophy World Amateur Team Championship in 1992 and 1996, was the 1996 World Amateur individual champion, and the 1997 U.S. Women's Amateur champion. She won the European Ladies Amateur Championship in 1996 and 1997.
She graduated from Politecnico di Milano university in 1998 with a degree in architecture.
Cavalleri turned professional in 1997 and played in 1998 on the Ladies European Tour. She joined the LPGA Tour in 1999. She won her first professional tournament in 2007 at the Corona Championship, becoming the first Italian to win an LPGA tournament.1999 Royal Marie-Claire Open
Results not in chronological order before 2014.
Note: The Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic as an LPGA major in 2001.
^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013.
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = withdrew
Yellow background for a top-10 finish.
AmateurEspirito Santo Trophy (representing Italy): 1992, 1996
ProfessionalWorld Cup (representing Italy): 2006, 2008