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Dec. 5, 1954

Kathryn Young-Robyn

(age 59)

The Portland native and Reynolds High graduate played 12 years on the LPGA Tour, from 1979-91.

The 5-10 Young attended the University of Colorado and graduated from Oregon in 1977. She posed in the 1981 LPGA Fairway magazine as actress Jane Russell.

Her top performance on the LPGA tour was a tie for second in the 1988 Boston Five Classic.

In 1988, she had three other top-10 finishes and her best season, ranking 55th on the money list with nearly $57,000 in earnings.

In recent years, she has been teaching golf in Coronado, Calif., with appearances on the LPGA Legends Tour.