- Catherine Panton-Lewis
Catherine Rita Panton-Lewis (born
14 June 1955) is a Scottish golfer from Bridge of Allan, who was a founding member of the Ladies European Tourand won its first Order of Merit. Her father is John Panton, MBE, a professional golfer who played on three Ryder Cupteams.
As an amateur, Panton won the
British Ladies Amateur Championshipin 1976, winning 1-up over Alison Sheard. Later that year, she was a member of the Great Britain & Ireland Espirito Santo Trophyteam. She was captain of the University of Edinburghgolf team in 1976 and 1977, and was Scottish Universities Champion in 1977. [cite web|url=http://www.ladiesgolf.co.uk/amateurrecords/pastamateursp.htm|title=Past Amateurs and Golfing Greats - P/Q|accessdate=2007-04-28] She was named Scottish Sportswoman of the Year in 1976.cite web|url=http://www.scottishgolfview.com/2006/10/lpga-legends-tour-match-for-handa-cup.html|title=LPGA Legends Tour match for Handa Cup in Florida|first=Colin|last=Farquharson|date=2006-10-27|accessdate=2007-04-28]
Panton-Lewis turned professional in 1978, the same year that the Women's Professional Golf Association was founded as a division of the
PGA of Great Britain and Ireland. In 1979 she participated in the first season of the Women's Professional Golf Association's tour (later the Ladies European Tour) and topped the tour's first Order of Merit. She went on to win fourteen tournaments on the tour, and also played on the LPGA Tourin the mid 1980s. She played her last full season on the LET in 1995, and has played in some events on the Legends Tour, including the inaugural Handa Cupin 2006.
* [http://www.ladieseuropeantour.info/profiles/010126.htm Profile at ladieseuropeantour.info]
* [http://www.thelegendstour.com/Biographies/PantonLewis.htm Legends Tour profile]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Panton — may refer to:Places*Pantón, a municipality of northwestern Spain *Panton, Lincolnshire *Panton, Vermont *Panton Hill, VictoriaPeople*David Morrieson Panton *Peter Panton *Verner Panton *Catherine Panton LewisOther*Panton Hill Football Club… … Wikipedia
Ladies European Tour — Die Ladies European Tour (kurz: LET) ist eine jährliche Serie von Golfturnieren für Profigolferinnen. Sie wird hauptsächlich in Europa, aber auch in Australien, Südafrika und Dubai ausgetragen. Die Turnierserie wurde 1979 eingeführt und hat… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Ladies European Tour — Infobox compétition sportive Ladies European Tour Logo de la LET Généralités Sport Golf Création … Wikipédia en Français
Ladies European Tour — El Ladies European Tour o LET es el circuito profesional de golfistas femeninas con sede en Inglaterra y que se disputa en Europa, así como en Australia, Sudáfrica y Dubái. Historia Creado en 1979, esta serie de torneos ha encontrado muchas… … Wikipedia Español
Ladies Scottish Open — The Ladies Scottish Open is a professional golf tournament on the Ladies European Tour that is held in Scotland. It was first played in 1986 but has not been a regular fixture on the tour schedule. Winners Year Venue Winner Country Score Margin… … Wikipedia
1990 New Year Honours — Contents 1 United Kingdom 1.1 Life Peers 1.2 Privy Counsellors 1.3 Knights Bachelor 1.4 Order of the … Wikipedia
Liste der Biografien/Pan–Par — Biografien: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q … Deutsch Wikipedia
Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; … Universalium
Traverse Theatre — is Scotland s new writing theatre. It is situated in Edinburgh, Scotland and was founded in 1963.The Traverse Theatre began as a theatre club in the Lawnmarket. In its first year of operation, a Theatre Conference was organised by director Jim… … Wikipedia
2010 New Year Honours — The New Year Honours 2010, principally for the United Kingdom but also the Commonwealth Realms, were announced on 31 December 2009 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 2010. The 2010 New Year Honours were unusual in that none … Wikipedia