Professional

2001 Highlights

• 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 Albany.

• 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: 319 (7)

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)

Career Highlights

• 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 seventh.

• 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).

Amateur

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 in 1997.

Personal

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.

   


Born: 4/18/75 Glasgow, Scotland

Residence: Glasgow, Scotland

Rookie year: 1998

Status: Exempt

Career-best finish: T2

Career-low round: 63

Career earnings (rank): $700,701 (145)

LPGA career holes-in-one: 1

Education: Stanford University (1997, Public Policy)



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