Dale REID


Date of Birth -  20 March 1959

Place of Birth - Ladybank, Fife

Turned Pro - 1979

European LPGA Tour Profile - Dale Reid


Dale Reid OBE is one of the most successful players in the history of the

 Ladies European Tour, with 21 tournament victories. She topped the

Order of Merit in 1984 and 1987 and was made a life member of the tour

 after collecting her 20th title at the 1991 Ford Classic. She played for

 Europe in the first four Solheim Cups (1990, 1992, 1994 and 1996) and was

 Europe's non-playing captain in 2000 and 2002.

Reid was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire on the 2001

 Queen's New Year's Honours List, following the 2000 Solheim Cup win.

Elected honorary member of Tour after completing 20th victory in 1991

 Ford Classic. Shared with Laura Davies, Nancy Lopez and Beth Daniel the

 then world record 20 under par winning score achieved in 1987 La

 Manga Club European Open at Ferndown until 1995. Lowest round is a

 58, which she recorded in the final round of the Bloor Homes Eastleigh

 Classic at Fleming Park Golf Club in Hampshire in 1991. However, the Par

 for the course was 65 (34-31). Jane Connachan (Scotland) also

 recorded a 58 in the first round in the same tournament. Represented

 Scotland with Pam Wright in World Team Championship, Taiwan 1992.

 Won Order of Merit twice, 1984 and 1987. Appeared in four Solheim Cup

 teams from 1990 through to 1996. When she missed the cut in the 1996

 Guardian Irish Open it ended a run of 40 tournaments without missing the

 cut. Returned to the 1996 LPGA Final Qualifying to gain exempt status for

 1997 season and posted career best finish with tied for 4th in 1997

 SAFECO Classic. 1999 Came close to winning her first title in eight years

 before finishing T2nd in the Ladies Austrian Open. Led Europe to victory in

 2000 Solheim Cup at Loch Lomond and was re-appointed European

captain for 2002 Solheim Cup in America. 2000 Received OBE in New

 Years Honours list.


ACHIEVEMENTS


 Solheim Cup  1990, 1992, 1994, 1996


    1980  Carlsberg Coventry Tournament

    1981  Carlsberg Gleneagles Hotel Tournament

1981  Moben Kitchens Tournament

    1982  Guernsey Open

    1983  United Friendly Tournament

1983  International Classic

1983  Caldy Classic

    1984  UBM Classic

1984  JS Bloor Eastleigh Classic

    1985  Ulster Volkswagen Open

1985  Brend Hotels International

    1986  British Olivetti Tournament

    1987  Ulster Volkswagen Open

1987  Volmac Dutch Open

1987  La Manga Club European Open

1987  Bowring Ladies Scottish Open

    1988  Birchgrey European Open

1988  Toshiba Players Championship

    1990  Haninge Open

    1991  Ford Classic

1991  Bloor Homes Eastleigh Classic

    1993 Rorstrand Open

2004 Scottish Amateur Open Stroke Play Championship

2005 Irish Amateur Open Stroke Play Championship


Ball used and signed by Dale Reid

Bag used by Dale Reid at the 1996 Solheim Cup

Presentation set of Ping Golf balls given to the players at the 1992

 Solheim Cup at Dalmahoy. Each ball bears the names of the players.

This is the European Team. Presented to European player Dale Reid.

Presentation set of Ping Golf balls given to the players at the 1992

 Solheim Cup at Dalmahoy. Each ball bears the names of the players.

This is the USA Team. Presented to European player Dale Reid.

Flag used at the 2000 Solheim Cup. After Carin Koch holed the winning

 the putt, this flag was removed, from the flagstick, signed by the

 European Team and presented to Team Captain Dale Reid. Signed

 byHelen Alfredsson, Raquel Carriedo, Laura Davies, Sophie Gustafson,

 Trish Johnson, Carin Koch, Patricia Meunier-Lebouc, Janice Moodie,

 Liselotte Neumann, Alison Nicholas, Catrin Nilsmark & Annika Sörenstam.

Also signed by Dale Reid

European Team Captain, Dale Reid's locker plate from the

2002 Solheim Cup at Interlachen