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Sherri Steinhauer follows her shot on the third hole on the final day of the 1999 Women’s British Open.

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Sherri Steinhauer holds up the winner’s trophy after defending her title at the Women’s British Open in 1999.

Arguably the greatest female golfer Wisconsin has produced, Sherri Steinhauer had a monster year in 1999, highlighted by her one-stroke victory over Annika Sorenstam in the Weetabix Women’s British Open.

She also won the Japan Airlines Big Apple Classic in a playoff, beating Lorie Kane on the fifth extra hole, and lost in a six-player playoff – the largest in LPGA history – at the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic (won by Se Ri Pak).

Steinhauer finished second in the Longs Drugs Challenge, had 10 top-10 finishes and was seventh on the money list with $663,356. She was second on the tour in driving accuracy (81.1%) and third in greens in regulation (74.8%).

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