|— Golfer —|
Wright before 2009 Women's British Open
|Full name||Lindsey Elizabeth Wright|
31 December 1979 |
Tunbridge Wells, England
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
McKinney, Texas, U.S.
|Current tour(s)||LPGA Tour (joined 2004)
|Former tour(s)||Futures Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Ladies European Tour||1|
|Best results in LPGA major championships
|ANA Inspiration||4th: 2009|
|LPGA Championship||2nd: 2009|
|U.S. Women's Open||T17: 2009|
|Women's British Open||T17: 2012|
|Evian Championship||T52: 2013|
Lindsey Elizabeth Wright (born 31 December 1979) is an Australian professional golfer playing on the LPGA Tour. She earned exempt status for the 2004 LPGA season in 2003, and has been competing full-time on the Tour since.
Wright took up golf at the age of nine. She was an Australian Institute of Sport golf scholarship holder from 1998 to 1999. She finished second at the 2001 NCAA Championship while at Pepperdine University. She was a semifinalist at the 2002 U.S. Women's Amateur, finished second at the 2002 World Cup in Malaysia and was a finalist at the 2002 British Ladies Amateur. She played in the 2003 Kraft Nabisco Championship as an amateur and tied for 57th.
Other amateur victories and honours
- 1998 Team winner of the Commonwealth Cup (AUS vs Commonwealth Teams)
- 1998 Leading amateur at the Women's Australian Open
- 1998-1999 AIS Scholarship Holder
- 1998-1999 Victorian State Team Representative
- 1999 Team winner of the Tasman Cup (AUS vz NZ)
- 1999 Won AIS Golf Coaches Award (awarded by the head coach for performance/effort)
- 2000-2003 Pepperdine University (Sports Administration Degree) 4 Time All-American
- 2000 Represented Australia at the World Cup in Germany: T6 individually
- 2003 NCAA Women's Team Championship runner-up while at Pepperdine University
In 2003, Wright turned professional in June and competed on the Futures Tour, where she won the GE FUTURES Professional Golf Classic. She tied for 54th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 2004 LPGA season. In 2004, she competed on the Futures Tour, where she won the Bank of Ann Arbor FUTURES Golf Classic and finished second on the money list to earn exempt status for the 2005 LPGA season. In 2005, she recorded a season-best tie for fifth at the Longs Drugs Challenge. In 2006, she recorded a season-best tie for sixth at the CN Canadian Women's Open and carded a career-low 66 during the second round of the Fields Open in Hawaii, where she tied for ninth.
Wright recorded a career-low finish at the McDonald's LPGA Championship, where she finished fourth and tied her career-low 66 in the final round. She also tied for fifth at the Wegmans LPGA and at the HSBC Women's World Match Play Championship.
Professional wins (5)
Futures Tour wins (3)
|To par||Margin of
|1||20 Jul 2003||GE FUTURES Professional Golf Classic||74-72-70-69=205||–8||Playoff|| Michelle Fuller
|2||9 May 2004||Isleta Casino & Resort FUTURES Gold Classic||68-69-66=203||–13||2 strokes||Aram Cho||10,500|
|3||6 Jun 2004||Bank of Ann Arbor FUTURES Golf Classic||69-67-72=208||–13||1 stroke|| Kathryn Cusick
LPGA Tour playoff record (0–1)
|1||2009||Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic||Eunjung Yi||Lost to birdie on first extra hole|
ALPG Tour wins (2)
- 2004 Catalina Country Club Pro-Am
- 2012 ISPS Handa New Zealand Women's Open (co-sanctioned with Ladies European Tour)
Results in LPGA majors
Results not in chronological order before 2014.
|Kraft Nabisco Championship||T57||DNP||DNP||CUT||T26||T42||4||CUT||T52||T43||73||CUT|
|U.S. Women's Open||DNP||DNP||CUT||T37||DNP||T42||T17||T48||T50||DNP||CUT||DNP|
|Women's British Open||DNP||DNP||CUT||T31||CUT||CUT||CUT||CUT||CUT||T17||T59||DNP|
|The Evian Championship ^||T52||CUT|
^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013.
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for a top-10 finish.
|Kraft Nabisco Championship||0||0||0||1||1||1||10||7|
|U.S. Women's Open||0||0||0||0||0||1||7||5|
|Women's British Open||0||0||0||0||0||1||9||3|
|The Evian Championship||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||1|
- Most consecutive cuts made – 5 (2006 LPGA - 2007 LPGA)
- Longest streak of top-10s – 2 (2009 Kraft Nabisco - 2008 LPGA)
- Espirito Santo Trophy (representing Australia): 2002 (winners)