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  • Kellee Booth, Liz Janangelo and Caroline Keggi to be Inducted into the WGCA Players Hall of Fame

    Kellee Booth of Arizona State University, Liz Janangelo of Duke University, and Caroline Keggi of the University of New Mexico and Ohio State University will be inducted into the WGCA Players Hall of Fame on Sunday evening, December 8, 2019. The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at Planet Hollywood Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. Booth, Janangelo and Keggi become the 76th, 77th and 78th members of the WGCA Players Hall of Fame.

     

    In four years at Arizona State University, Kellee Booth helped lead the Sun Devils to three NCAA Championships. She is one of just two Sun Devils to be named a four-time All-American, including First Team honors in 1995, 1996 and 1998. In 1998 Booth took home the Honda Award, given to the best collegiate female golfer, and was also the recipient of the 1997 Dinah Shore Award and the 1998 Marilyn Smith Award. In her final year at ASU, she won the 1999 South Atlantic Amateur, Doherty Cup, Women's Western Amateur and Trans National Amateur. Booth represented her country as a member of the 1996 and 1998 U.S. Curtis Cup and World Amateur teams.

     

    A staple in the Duke University record books, Liz Janangelo is one of two Blue Devils to be named a four-time First Team All-American. She won seven tournaments in her four years at Duke, which is tied for fourth in program history, and also ranks third with 21 top-five finishes. Janangelo’s sophomore season was one of the best in collegiate golf history, as she won four tournaments with a then school-record 71.10 stroke average. That year, she he also broke the school record for even or under-par rounds (19), 18-hole score (65), and 36-hole score (134).  Janangelo went on to be named the 2004 Player of the Year, recipient of the 2004 Golfstat Cup, and was a member of the 2004 U.S. Curtis Cup Team.

     

    After earning All-Big Ten honors her freshman year at Ohio State University, Caroline Keggi transferred to the University of New Mexico where she was named a two-time All-American. She finished tied for second at the NCAA Championships her junior year before winning the individual title in 1987 during her senior season, and she remains the only National Champion in program history. She capped off her collegiate career by winning the 1987 Honda Award, and was runner-up at the Trans-National, as well as a member of the 1998 U.S. Curtis Cup Team.