Dorothy Delasin

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Dorothy Delasin is a Filipina champion golfer. She has won many tournaments in the Philippines and abroad, the most recent being the 2008 Women's World Cup. Delasin and fellow golfing ace Jennifer Rosales topped the world tourney making birdies at each of the last four holes. The tandem finished second in the inaugural world cup in 2005.

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Early Life

Delasin was born in Lubbock, Texas to a Filipino couple. They live in Daly City, an area dubbed "Adobo City" because of its huge Filipino population.

Career

Delasin is a two-time Filipino Athlete of the Year awardee. She won the LPGA Giant Eagle Classic for two consecutive years, in 2000 and in 2001. She was the Rookie of the Year in 2000 and a 2001 TOYM Awardees for Sports. She also become the youngest LPGA champion winning the tourney at the age of 25.

In October 2001, she clinched her third international title by beating the world's top 20 women players in the Samsung World Championship in Vallejo, California. In 1999, the California Golf Writers Association named her as the Amateur Golfer of the Year for her string of victories. As an amateur, she captured the US Women's Amateur Championship, California Women's Championship and US Girls Championship. In 1993, she won the Junior World Cup held in Japan. In 1996, she won a gold medal for the Philippines in the 1996 Southeast Asian Games and a bronze in the 1998 Bangkok Asiad. She also represented the country in the 1996 World Amateurs.

Women's World Cup

Delasin and Rosales were represented the Philippines again in the 2008 Women's World Cup of Golf, winning the tournament over the team from Korea. On January 20, 2008, The Philippine tandem won the 4th Women's World Cup of golf in Sun City, South Africa, with 4 birdies in the last 4 holes. Korea's Ji-Yai Shin and Eun Hee Ji finished second while Amy Hung and Yun Jye Wei of Taiwan and Shinobu Moromizato and Miki Saiki of Japan tied for third.

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