Sydnee Michaels

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Sydnee Michaels
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1988-06-15) June 15, 1988 (age 26)
Upland, California, U.S.
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality  United States
Residence Temecula, California, U.S.
Career
College UCLA (graduated 2010)
Turned professional 2010
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour (joined 2012)
Former tour(s) Futures Tour (2011)
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
Symetra Tour 2
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration T68: 2006
LPGA Championship T22: 2014
U.S. Women's Open T64: 2008
Women's British Open T52: 2013
Evian Championship T37: 2013
Achievements and awards
Futures Tour
Rookie of the Year
2011

Sydnee Michaels (born June 15, 1988) is an American professional golfer currently playing on the LPGA Tour as of 2012. Michaels was a graduate of the 2011 LPGA Futures Tour.[1][2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Michaels was born in Upland, California, and is the youngest of eight children.[1][2][3][4] As a child she trained in figure skating, but when she was eight years old her father told her that she would grow too tall for the sport.[5]

College[edit]

Michaels played college golf at the University of California, Los Angeles.[1][2][3][4] She graduated with a bachelor's degree in History/ Sociology.[1][2][3][4]

Professional[edit]

Michaels turned professional in 2010, and joined the Futures Tour on January 18, 2011.[1][2][3][4] Michaels won the last two events of the season, one was the Price Chopper Tour Championship.[1][2][3][4] She finished fourth of the Futures Tour official money list in 2011, and was a full member of the 2012 LPGA Tour.[1][2][3][4] Michaels earned $56,232 on the LPGA Futures Tour in 2011.[1][2][3][4] This allowed Michaels to be awarded the Futures Tour Rookie of the Year award.

Professional wins (2)[edit]

Futures Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 Aug 28, 2011 Vidalia Championship −9 (68-69-70=207) 8 strokes Japan Ayaka Kaneko
2 Sep 11, 2011 Price Chopper Tour Championship −8 (69-68-65=202) 1 stroke United States Jessi Gebhardt

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h LPGA Futures Tour. "Sydnee Michaels biography". LPGA Futures Tour. Retrieved October 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h UCLA Bruins Sports. "Sydnee Michaels". UCLA Bruins Sports. Retrieved October 30, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Yahoo! Sports. "Sydnee Michaels Profile". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved October 30, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h The Golf Channel. "Sydnee Michaels Profile". The Golf Channel. Retrieved October 30, 2011. 
  5. ^ Stroder, Mark E. (March 19, 2012). "GOLF: Murrieta's Michaels on LPGA Tour, long after she outgrew figure skating dream". North County Times. 

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