In 2001, Scranton topped the two
million dollar mark in career earnings as a
seventeen year veteran on the LPGA tour. She
qualified for the 1985 tour in her first
attempt, and has three titles, a second
place, and four third place finishes.
While attending Centralia High School, she
received ten varsity letters and was named
“Women Athlete of the Year” in 1979. She
won two hurdle events at the S-7 Conference
meet as a Freshman. In 1979, Scranton was
the leading rebounder on the girl’s
basketball team and was named the “Player
of the Year” on CHS’s first softball
In golf she was District medalist in 1976,
1977, and 1978.
As a collegiate golfer, she was named
All-Southeastern Conference at Kentucky in
1983, and was chosen one of only seventeen
individuals to compete in the NCAA Div-I
Tourney in 1984.
Before qualifying for the LPGA tour,
Scranton captured titles at the St. Louis
Metro Women’s Golf Tourney in 1981 and
1982. In 1983, she won the Illinois Ladies’
State Amateur Tourney.
In 2012 Scranton became the first female
golfer to be inducted into the University of
Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame.