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Peggy Kirby


Sioux Falls


HOF Class

Mon, Apr 25, 2022

Home Course
Mon, Apr 25, 2022

Mon, Apr 25, 2022

SDGA Championships

2009Women’s Mid-AmateurChampion
2006Women’s Pre-SeniorChampion
2001Two-Woman TeamChampion
1982Women’s Stroke PlayChampion
1977Women’s Stroke PlayChampion
1975Women’s Stroke PlayChampion
1974Women’s Stroke PlayChampion
1973Women’s Stroke PlayChampion

Player Bio

Peggy Kirby became the 32nd person to be inducted into the SDGA Hall of Fame. Her accomplishments on the golf course include 8 SDGA Championships. She won the following championships: Women’s Stroke Play from 1973-75 along with 1977 and 1982; Husband and Wife in 1994; and the Two-Woman in 2001 (with Patty Coddington of Sioux Falls). In 2006 she also won the Pre-Senior Championship. In addition to SDGA Championships, Peggy was the Sioux Falls City Champion 17 times. She was the state junior champion from 1971-1973 and was also a member of the 1975 Arizona State University national championship team. Peggy qualified for match play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur in 1976 and 1977, as well as qualified for the 1978 U.S. Women’s Open where she finished as seventh-low amateur after 72 holes. Peggy also qualified for match play at the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur in 1996. She represented South Dakota three times in USGA Team Championships in 1999, 2001 and 2003. Peggy was the South Dakota Sportswriters Association Female Athlete of the Year in 1973 as well as the SDGA Female Player of the Year 6 times (1973-75, 1978, 1982 and 2001). Peggy was inducted into the O’Gorman High School Hall of Fame in 1999.