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About Laura Baugh
At age 16, Laura Baugh won the United States Women’s Amateur Championship, which made her the youngest to record this success. The following year, the American golfer helped her country to win both the Espirito Santo Trophy and the Curtis Cup.
After recording a number of successes, Baugh started her professional career in 1973. She gained widespread attention at the Japan LPGA Tour due to her age. Before ending her professional career, the Florida-born golfer had recorded over 70 top-10 finishes.
Baugh shifted her attention to broadcasting after her playing career. She’s best known for her time with The Golf Channel where she worked as an announcer.
She’s the daughter of the famous lawyer and modern pentathlete, Hale Baugh. She has been married to Bobby Cole, a former PGA Tour champion. Their children include Eric Cole, who followed in the footsteps of his parents.
The golfer is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach and also Long Beach City College.
In 1971, Baugh was selected as the "Woman of the Year" by the Los Angeles Times. She was later named the LPGA Tour’s “Rookie of the Year” in 1973.
At the beginning of her professional career, she was supported by a number of companies including Suzuki, Rolex and Ford.
She declined the opportunity to study at Stanford University because the institution had no golf team for women as at that time.
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F.A.Q. about Laura Baugh
When is her birthday?
Laura Baugh's birthday is on May 31, 1955.
In how many days is her birthday?
Laura's birthday is in 238 days
How old is she?
She is 67 years old.
Where is Laura from?
She was born in Gainesville, Florida, U.S..