Jennifer Wyatt

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Jennifer Wyatt
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Jennifer Noel Wyatt
Born (1965-12-10) December 10, 1965 (age 49)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality  Canada
Residence Richmond, British Columbia
Career
College Lamar University
Status Professional
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour
ALPG Tour
Professional wins 9
Number of wins by tour
LPGA Tour 1
ALPG Tour 1
Other 7
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration T48: 1996
LPGA Championship T20: 1997
U.S. Women's Open CUT: 1988, 1992
du Maurier Classic T31: 1994
Women's British Open DNP

Jennifer Noel Wyatt (born December 10, 1965) is a Canadian professional golfer who formerly toured on the LPGA Tour.

Wyatt was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and starting playing golf at an early age in Richmond, British Columbia out of the Quichena Golf & Country Club. In 1983 she was the medalist at the 1983 Women's Western Junior Golf Championship and in 1984 she was the British Columbia Junior champion and ranked as the second best junior golfer in Canada. From 1985–1987, she was the number one ranked player in Canada. In 1987, she was a member of the gold-medal winning team at the Commonwealth Games in Christchurch, New Zealand. She attended Lamar University on a full scholarship and played on the Lamar golf team in the NCAA for five years before graduating in 1988 with a degree in Graphic Design.

Wyatt joined the LPGA Tour in 1989 after qualifying on her first try, and played on tour until 1998. During her 10 years on tour she won one tournament, made US$372,471, and was the ranked the 7th best putter in 1996 and the 4th best in sand saves in the same year.

In the off-season, she competed on the ALPG Tour (Australian Ladies Professional Golf Tour) from 1988 to 1995. She had one win on the ALPG tour and nine top-10 finishes in her eight seasons on the tour. Her career low round in tournament play is a 66 at the 1991 Orix Hawaiian Ladies Open at Ko Olina Golf Club in Kapolei, Hawaii.

She has worked as a broadcast commentator for both CBC Sports and CTV Sports during televised golf events.

In 2003, she finished in first place in the 2003 BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Tour Order of Merit.

Professional wins[edit]

LPGA Tour wins[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 May 10, 1992 Crestar-Farm Fresh Classic −8 (70-68-70=208) 2 strokes United States Donna Andrews

ALPG Tour wins[edit]

Other wins[edit]

  • 2001 BC PGA Women's Championship
  • 2002 BC PGA Women's Championship
  • 2004 BC PGA Women's Championship
  • 2005 BC PGA Women's Championship
  • 2006 BC PGA Women's Championship
  • 2009 BC PGA Women's Championship, Washington State Women's Open

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