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Birthdate: June 24, 1960
Nationality: American
Turned Professional: 1983
Current Tour: LPGA

Background:
A three time collegiate All-American (San Jose State University), Juli Inkster went onto win three U.S. Amateur Championship from 1980-82 - becoming the first woman since 1934 to win three consecutive U.S Amateur titles. She has won 31 tournaments on the LPGA, including seven majors and is currently fifth on the money list. Inkster is married with two children (daughters) and lives in California.

Professional Career Bio:
With victories at seven majors, a record career low of 62 and close to $10 million in career earnings, Juli Inkster continues to be a heavy hitter on the LPGA Tour. From the beginning of her professional career where she became the first rookie to win two major championships in a season, to her first hole-in-one at the 1998 Lifetime’s AFLAC Tournament of Champions, to her seven top-ten finishes in 2004, Inkster has joined the ranks of LPGA greats. With five titles in 1999 alone, Inkster became a World Golf Hall of Fame member and LPGA Tour Hall of Fame member – completing the modern LPGA Career Grand Slam and joining the ranks that now include Pat Bradley, Annika Sorenstam, Karrie Webb, Louis Suggs and Mickey Wright. In 2006, she had eight top-ten finishes.

Professional Wins:
LPGA victories
· 1983 SAFECO Classic
· 1984 Kraft Nabisco Championship, du Maurier Classic
· 1985 Lady Keystone Open
· 1986 Women’s Kemper Open, McDonald’s Championship, Lady Keystone Open, Atlantic City LPGA Classic
· 1988 Crestar Classic, Atlantic City LPGA Classic, SAFECO Classic
· 1989 Kraft Nabisco Championship, Crestar Classic
· 1991 Bay State Classic
· 1992 JAL Big Apple Classic
· 1997 Samsung World Championship
· 1998 Samsung World Championship
· 1999 Welch's/Circle K Championship, Longs Drugs Challenge, U.S. Open, McDonald's LPGA Championship, Safeway LPGA Golf Championship
· 2000 Longs Drugs Challenge, McDonald's LPGA Championship, Samsung World Championship
· 2001 Electrolux USA Championship
· 2002 Chick-fil-A Charity Championship, U.S. Open
· 2003 LPGA Corning Classic, Evian Masters
· 2006 Safeway International Presented by Coca-Cola

Other

1986 JCPenney Classic (with Tom Purtzer)
1996 Diners Club Matches (with Dottie Pepper)
1997 Diners Club Matches (with Dottie Pepper)
1999 Diners Club Matches (with Dottie Pepper)
2000 Hyundai Team Matches (with Dottie Pepper)
2004 Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge (with Cristie Kerr and Grace Park)



Majors:

· Kraft Nabisco Championship (1984;1989)
· du Maurier Classic (1984)
· U.S. Open, McDonald’s LPGA Championship (1999)
· McDonald’s LPGA Championship (2000)
· U.S. Open (2002)


Awards:

1982 Broderick Award
1984 LPGA Rookie of the Year
1999 Golf Writer’s Association of America
2000 ESPY Award
2004 LPGA William and Mousie Powell Award
2009 GWAA ASAP/Murray

Earnings to date $8,671,254
 

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