First playing golf at the age of eight, Kelly Robbins began an illustrious journey, taking her to the pinnacle of the game and becoming one of Michigan’s most acclaimed golfers.
With a game taught and nurtured by her parents Steve and Margie, Robbins was a standout junior and prep golfer. She won individual high school championships for Mount Pleasant High School in 1986 and 1987.
At the University of Tulsa, Robbins helped her team as a freshman win the 1988 NCAA title. In all, she won seven individual titles and twice was named First-Team All-America. In 1991, Robbins was honored as the NCAA Co-Player of the Year and later won the prestigious North & South Women’s Amateur.
In her stellar 14-year LPGA career, Robbins won nine times including the McDonald’s LPGA Championship. She had 91 career top ten finishers and won $5,738,599.
A member of six Solheim Cup teams, four of which were victorious, Robbins compiled a sterling 4-1-1 record in singles. She was Assistant Captain of the 2009 Solheim team.
Year inducted: 2015