Beth Bauer

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Beth Bauer
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Beth Bauer
Born (1980-03-15) March 15, 1980 (age 34)
Largo, Florida
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Nationality  United States
Residence Tampa, Florida
Spouse Andy Grace
Children Courtney Lee
Career
College Duke University
Turned professional 2000
Retired 2007
Former tour(s) Futures Tour
LPGA Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
Symetra Tour 4
Best results in LPGA Major Championships
Kraft Nabisco C'ship T16: 1998
LPGA Championship T52: 2002
U.S. Women's Open T18: 2002
du Maurier Classic DNP
Women's British Open T8: 2002
Achievements and awards
LPGA Rookie of the Year 2002
Futures Tour
Player of the Year
2001
Futures Tour
Rookie of the Year
2001

Beth Bauer (born March 15, 1980) is an American former professional golfer.

Bauer was born in Largo, Florida. As an amateur, she won the 1997 U.S. Girls' Junior and in 1998 and 1999 she earned back-to-back victories at the North and South Women's Amateur at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina. She played on the U.S. Curtis Cup team in 1998 and 2000.

A former student at Duke University, where she played on the golf team, she turned professional in 2000. At Duke, she had been the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Rookie of the Year in 1999, an honor that was later shared by fellow Blue Devils Liz Janangelo (2003), Brittany Lang (2004), Amanda Blumenherst (2006), and Laetitia Beck.[1]

She won the player and rookie of the year awards on the second tier Futures Tour in 2001 as she graduated to the LPGA Tour for 2002. She enjoyed further success in her first season on the main tour, finishing in 18th place on the money list and winning the rookie of the year award ahead of Natalie Gulbis.[2] Her performances fell away over the following seasons, and she lost her place on the LPGA Tour at the end of the 2006 season.[3] She quit playing professional golf at the end of 2007.[4]

In March 2008, she met Andy Grace while working as a beverage cart girl at the Heritage Harbor Golf and Country Club. They married in November 2010. As of April 2011, she was student-teaching in an elementary school in Florida.[5] On December 20, 2011, she gave birth to a girl, Courtney Lee, and has indefinitely shelved her planned second career as an elementary school teacher.[6]

Professional wins (4)[edit]

Futures Tour wins (4)[edit]

Results in LPGA majors[edit]

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Kraft Nabisco Championship T16LA CUT T35 DNP DNP T39 T45 DNP DNP
LPGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP T52 CUT CUT CUT CUT
U.S. Women's Open CUT CUT CUT DNP T18 T43 CUT DNP CUT
Women's British Open - - - DNP T8 63 CUT CUT DNP

^The Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic as an LPGA major in 2001.
LA = Low Amateur
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" tied
Yellow background for a top-10 finish.

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