• Tied for second at both the LPGA Corning Classic
and the First Union Betsy King Classic, both career bests.
• Posted a career-low score of 63 during the second
round of the Wendy’s Championship for Children at New
• Totaled eight top-10 finishes.
• Earned a career-best, single-season earnings of
$430,174 to make the top 30 for the first time.
• Recorded her first career hole-in-one during the
second round of the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic Presented
by ALLTEL, where she tied for ninth.
• Tied with Dorothy Delasin for the Century 21®
Fine Homes & Estates Move of the Month Award—McKay
and Delasin moved up three positions on the money list
in October to earn the award and $2,500 each.
2001 Stats (rank)
Rds under par: 47/89 (13) Rds in the 60s: 27/89 (11) Birdies:
Eagles: 5 (32) Greens in reg: 71.2% (9) Driving
accuracy: 70.2% (89)
Sand saves: 36% (114) Putting avg: 30.34 (95) Driving
avg: 250.90 (31)
• In 2000, best finish was eighth place at the Kathy
Ireland Greens.com LPGA Classic.
• In 1999, posted four top 20s, including a season-best
tie for 14th at the New Albany Golf Classic.
• In 1998, best finish of the season came at the U.S.
Women’s Open, her first LPGA major, where she tied for
• In 1997, turned professional; in June became the
10th player and first woman ever to ace the 16th hole
at Cypress Point.
• Member of the Evian Ladies European Tour (LET).
McKay won back-to-back British Girls Championships in
1992-93. In 1992, she set the 18-hole record of 67 at
St. Andrew’s Old Course. She was a member of the Curtis
Cup Team in 1994 and 1996 and competed in the World Team
Championship in 1996. As a competitor on the Stanford
University golf team, McKay earned All-American honors
all four years (1994-97). She was the PAC-10 champion
5’6", blond hair, blue eyes...Started playing golf
at the age of 4...Credits her parents, Peter and Mary,
Stanford University Golf Coach Tim Baldwin, Bob Jamieson
and Tom Quinn as the individuals most influencing her
career...Has one sister and one brother...Hobbies include
painting, soccer, skiing and squash... Qualified for the
Tour on her first attempt.
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.