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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.
By United Press International

Solheim Cup matches begin Friday

SUGAR GROVE, Ill., Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Michelle Wie will represent the United States for the first time as a professional player Friday in the opening set of matches at the Solheim Cup.
Inkster, Wie added to Solheim Cup team

Inkster, Wie added to Solheim Cup team

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Juli Inkster and Michelle Wie are the captain's picks for the U.S. Solheim Cup team, which will play the European team Aug. 21-23 in Sugar Grove, Ill.

Beth Daniel to captain U.S. Solheim team

DANVILLE, Calif., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- LPGA Tour Commissioner Carolyn Bivens announced Thursday Beth Daniel would serve as captain of the 2009 American Solheim Cup team.

Daniel leads Jamie Farr Classic

SYLVANIA, Ohio, July 8 (UPI) -- Beth Daniel shot 6-under 65 Friday to grab the lead through two rounds of the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic.

Sorenstam claims fifth win of season

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam repeated at the LPGA Safeway Classic Sunday, birdying the 17th hole for a one-stroke victory over Hall of Famer Beth Daniel.

Sorenstam tied for LPGA lead

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Annika Sorenstam shot a 4-under-par 68 Saturday to move into a tie for the lead with Beth Daniel and Cristie Kerr after two rounds of the LPGA Safeway Classic.

Beth Daniel takes four-shot lead

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Beth Daniel equaled her career best round with a 62 Friday to take a four-shot lead over a star-studded leaderboard at the Safeway Classic.

Daniel edges Inkster at Canadian Open

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 13 (UPI) -- Beth Daniel ended an eight-year drought Sunday as she closed with two birdies to overtake Juli Inkster and win the $1.3 million Canadian Women's Open.

Daniel, Inkster lead at Canadian Open

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 13 (UPI) -- Juli Inkster shot a bogey-free 5-under-par 67 on Saturday to tie fellow Hall of Famer Beth Daniel for the lead after three rounds Canadian Women's Open.

Beth Daniel takes one-shot lead

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 11 (UPI) -- Beth Daniel shot a 3-under 69 for the second straight round Friday to take a one-shot lead at the Canadian Women's Open.
Beth Daniel

Beth Daniel (born October 14, 1956 in Charleston, South Carolina) is a professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1979 and won 33 LPGA Tour events, including one major championship, during her career.

Daniel played her collegiate golf at Furman University and was on the 1976 national championship team that included future LPGA players Betsy King, Sherri Turner and Cindy Ferro. Daniel won the U.S. Women's Amateur in 1975 and 1977, and was on the U.S. Curtis Cup teams in 1976 and 1978 (going 4-0 in 1976). She turned pro at the end of 1978 and joined the LPGA Tour in 1979.

Daniel's first victory came in 1979 year at the Patty Berg Classic, and she went on to win the LPGA Rookie of the Year award. Over the next five years, when Nancy Lopez was at her most dominant, Daniel still managed to win 13 tournaments, including four in 1980 when she was named LPGA Tour Player of the Year. Daniel led the Tour in wins in 1982, 1990 and 1994. She also led in scoring three times, including in 1989 when she became the second golfer in Tour history to record a scoring average below 71.00.

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