|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Cathy Johnston-Forbes|
December 16, 1963 |
High Point, North Carolina
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|College||University of North Carolina|
|Former tour(s)||LPGA Tour (1986-2006)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in LPGA Major Championships
|Kraft Nabisco C'ship||T4: 2000|
|LPGA Championship||T8: 1993|
|U.S. Women's Open||T19: 1996|
|du Maurier Classic||Won: 1990|
|Women's British Open||DNP|
Cathy Johnston-Forbes (born December 16, 1963) is an American professional golfer.
Johnston's rookie season on the LPGA Tour was 1986. Her only victory on the tour came in 1990 at one of the LPGA majors, the du Maurier Ltd. Classic. She had her best finish on the money list that same year, placing 21st.
In 1997, Johnston-Forbes tied for second in the Susan G. Komen International and posted her career low score of 64 during the second round of the Welch's/Circle K Championship. Along with her second place finish in the Susan B. Komen International, she has posted two additional runner-up finishes on the LPGA tour. In 2000, she tied for fourth at the Nabisco Championship and crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings after the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic.
During her 23 year professional career, Johnston-Forbes has worked with some of the most respected golf instructors in the world. Her teachers have included Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers Chuck Cook, Mike McGetrick, Tom Patri, and short game guru Dave Pelz. In addition, she has worked with five time Top Teachers in Pennsylvania award winner, Bob Kramer and Kirk Lucas, and longtime Carolinas PGA Section Professional, Jerry McGraw.
Johnston-Forbes's father, Johnny Johnston was golf coach at Wake Forest College from 1947 to 1951. Later, he was a PGA Golf Professional and amateur golf course architect. He was very active in the Carolinas Section of the PGA, serving as Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President (6 years) and Honorary President. In 1975, Johnston was elected Golf Professional of the Year for the Carolinas Section.
LPGA Tour wins
|1990||du Maurier Classic||−16 (65-70-70-71=276)||2 strokes||Patty Sheehan|
- Cathy Johnston-Forbes at the LPGA Tour official site
- Cathy Johnston-Forbes at the Legends Tour official site