August 3, 1992 |
Dottie Mochrie shot a two-under-par 70 to pull away from the field for a three-stroke victory in the LPGA Bay State Classic at Canton, Mass. Mochrie, the tour's leading money-winner, entered the final round tied for the lead with Sherri Steinhauer but took command with steady play while her playing partners faltered. Steinhauer struggled to a 74 and Belgian Florence Descampe, who began the day two strokes off the lead, shot a 75.
August 16, 1992 |
Sherri Steinhauer shot her second 67 in three days Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the $700,000 LPGA du Maurier tournament at Winnipeg, Canada. Steinhauer mastered winds gusting to 25 m.p.h. and had an eagle and four birdies on the 6,257-yard St. Charles Country Club course. Her 54-hole total of 207, nine under par, left her one stroke ahead of Judy Dickinson, who also shot a 67 Saturday.
August 7, 2006 |
Sherri Steinhauer shot an even-par 72 at Lytham St. Annes, England, to win the Women's British Open for the third time, and the first since the tournament became a major in 2001. "That is the biggest thrill for me that I've done it now as a major," Steinhauer said after finishing three strokes ahead of Cristie Kerr (71) and 2000 champion Sophie Gustafson (72). Steinhauer also won the tournament in 1998 at Royal Lytham and then at Woburn a year later.
August 15, 1999 |
Laura Davies is leading a campaign to have the Women's British Open declared a major championship, and she won't get an argument from Sherri Steinhauer. Steinhauer, the defending champion, rolled in a five-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole Saturday at Woburn, England, to forge a one-shot lead over two players going into today's final round. It was her sixth birdie in her bid to become the first player to win consecutive titles in the tournament since Debbie Massey in 1980-81.
September 11, 1998 |
Sherri Steinhauer shot a seven-under-par 65, one stroke off her career best, to take a one-stroke lead over Penny Hammel after the first round of the Safeco Classic at Kent, Wash., on Thursday. Rookie sensation Se Ri Pak of South Korea opened with a 67 in her bid for her fifth tournament title of the year. Steinhauer, the women's British Open champion, had seven birdies and no bogeys to come within a stroke of the 64 she shot in the 1990 tournament.