Kathleen Ekey

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Kathleen Ekey
— Golfer —
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Ekey at the 2012 Shoprite LPGA Classic
Personal information
Born (1986-11-08) 8 November 1986 (age 28)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality  United States
Residence Wadsworth, Ohio, U.S.
Career
College Furman University
University of Alabama (graduated 2008)
Turned professional 2009
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour (joined 2012)
Former tour(s) Futures Tour (joined 2009)
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
Symetra Tour 2
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration DNP
LPGA Championship T62: 2014
U.S. Women's Open DNP
Women's British Open CUT: 2012
Evian Championship CUT: 2013
Achievements and awards
Futures Tour
Player of the Year
2011

Kathleen Ekey (born November 8, 1986) is an American female professional golfer currently playing on the LPGA Tour.

Early life[edit]

Ekey was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 8, 1986 to Sam and Laura Ekey.[1][2]

College[edit]

Ekey played college golf for the first two years of college at Furman University, and transferred to the University of Alabama for the last two years of college. She graduated with her Bachelors degree in Communications Studies.[2]

Professional[edit]

Ekey turned professional in 2009, and joined the Futures Tour on July 14, 2009.[1] In 2011, she finished at the top of the Futures Tour official money list and was named the Tour's Player of the Year.[3]

Professional wins (2)[edit]

Futures Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 June 5, 2011 Ladies Titan Tire Challenge –1 (67–71–77=215) 1 stroke Malaysia Jean Chua, United States Carling Coffing
2 July 31, 2011 Alliance Bank Golf Classic –8 (68–68–69=205) 3 strokes United States Jenny Suh

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kathleen Ekey". LPGA Futures Tour. Retrieved 2011-08-01. 
  2. ^ a b "Kathleen Ekey". Alabama Crimson Tide. Retrieved 2011-08-01. 
  3. ^ Futures Tour, Kathleen Ekey Finishes Year As Tour's 2011 Player Of The Year Accessed September 14, 2011.

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