Colleen Walker dies from cancer

Updated: December 11, 2012, 11:04 PM ET
Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Colleen Walker, the former LPGA Tour player who won nine times during her 23-year career, died Tuesday night after her second battle with cancer. She was 56.

The LPGA Tour said Walker died at her home in Valrico.

Walker was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2003, and returned to the tour that September. Late last year, cancer resurfaced in her hips and pelvis and spread throughout her body.

Walker played the LPGA Tour from 1982 to 2004. She had a ...

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