Professional

2001 Highlights

Recorded two victories: successfully defended her title at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic and won the Samsung World Championship.

Recorded a total of six top-10 finishes, including a tie for fifth at the Standard Register PING, a tie for sixth at both the Evian Masters and Kathy Ireland Championship Honoring Harvey Penick, and a tie for 10th at The Office Depot Hosted by Amy Alcott.

Carded a career-low round of 65 during the third round of the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic.

Was one of only eight players to win a tournament with all rounds in the 60s (Giant Eagle LPGA Classic).

Tied with Mhairi McKay for the Century 21® Fine Homes & Estates Move of the Month Award for October and earned $2,500 as a result of her three-spot jump up the money list that month.

2001 Stats (rank)

Rds under par: 46/88 (14) Rds in the 60s: 18/88 (45) Birdies: 297 (14)

Eagles: 10 (5) Greens in reg: 68.5% (27) Driving accuracy: 65.8% (135)

Sand saves: 35.8% (127) Putting avg: 30.06 (62) Driving avg: 254.10 (20)

Career Highlights

In 2000, defeated Pat Hurst on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic and become the youngest player (19 years old) to win an LPGA event since Amy Alcott won the 1975 Orange Blossom Classic; named the Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year on the strength of her win and seven additional top-20 finishes; recorded her first career hole-in-one during the third round of the Michelob Light Classic.

In 1999, tied for fourth at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 2000 season.

Amateur

Delasin's impressive amateur career began in 1996 when she captured the California Women's Championship and the U.S. Junior Girls Championship titles. She was the 1997 SEA Games Gold Medal winner (team and individual) and 1998 Junior World champion. She ended her amateur career with a victory at the 1999 U.S. Women's Amateur.

Personal

5'6", brown hair, brown eyes...Started playing golf at the age of 8...Credits her parents, Arsenio and Salfe, as the individuals most influencing her career...Has three siblings: Divina, Dodisa and Arsenio, Jr...Enjoys dancing, singing karaoke and hanging out with friends...Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.

LPGA Victories, Awards, Etc.

LPGA Victories (3): 2000 Giant Eagle LPGA Classic. 2001 Giant Eagle LPGA Classic, Samsung World Championship.

LPGA Awards (1): 2000 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year.

Major Championship History

The U.S. Women's Open became an LPGA major in 1950; the McDonald's LPGA Championship Presented by AIG became a major in 1955; the Kraft Nabisco Championship became a major in 1983; and the Weetabix Women's British Open became a major championship in 2001. From 1979-2000 the LPGA's fourth major was the du Maurier Classic. The Weetabix Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic in 2001. (KNC, Kraft Nabisco Championship; LPGA, McDonald's LPGA Championship Presented by AIG; OPEN, U.S. Women's Open; WB, Weetabix Women's British Open; DM, du Maurier Classic)




Courtesy LPGA, http://www.LPGA.com.

   


Born: 8/26/80 Lubbock, Texas

Residence: South San Francisco, Calif.

Rookie year: 2000

Status: Exempt

Career victories (last): 3 (2001)

Career-low round: 65

Career earnings (rank): $959,554 (105)

LPGA career holes-in-one: 1

Playoff record: 1-0




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