June 11, 1974 |
Santa Monica, California
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|College||Arizona State University|
|Former tour(s)||LPGA Tour (1995-2005)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Ladies European Tour||1|
|Best results in LPGA major championships
|ANA Inspiration||T24: 1998|
|Women's PGA C'ship||T6: 1998|
|U.S. Women's Open||T16: 2001|
|du Maurier Classic||T7: 1997|
|Women's British Open||T21: 2001|
Klein was born in Santa Monica, California and grew up in Sherman Oaks, California. She had a successful amateur career winning several tournaments including the 1991 U.S. Girls' Junior. She played college golf at Arizona State University and won the 1994 NCAA Division I Championship as well as being on the winning team in 1993 and 1994. She was a member of the U.S. Curtis Cup team in 1994.
After retiring from the LPGA Tour, Klein has been head golf coach at University of Central Florida (2005–2009), San Diego State University (2009-2011), and University of Tulsa (2014-present). Klein resigned from her position as head golf coach at San Diego State University in May 2011 to begin a career in the insurance industry. Klein became an insurance agent for State Farms Insurance in Beverly Hills, California, in June 2011. She was announced as the head women's golf coach at University of Tulsa on June 20, 2014.
- 1988 California Women's Amateur
- 1991 U.S. Girls' Junior
- 1993 Broadmoor Invitational, North and South Amateur
- 1994 NCAA Division I Championship
LPGA Tour (3)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||Aug 11, 1996||PING/Welch's Championship (Boston)||−15 (71-69-68-65=273)||2 strokes||Karrie Webb|
|2||Aug 18, 1996||Weetabix Women's British Open||−15 (68-66-71-72=277)||7 strokes|| Amy Alcott
|3||Jul 15, 2001||Michelob Light Classic||−11 (64-72-69=205)||6 strokes||Annika Sörenstam|
Note: Klein won the Weetabix Women's British Open before it became a major championship.
LPGA Tour playoff record (0–2)
|1||1995||State Farm Rail Classic||Mary Beth Zimmerman||Lost to birdie on second extra hole|
|2||1997||Diet Dr Pepper National Pro-Am||Kelly Robbins||Lost to par on second extra hole|
Ladies European Tour (1)
- Curtis Cup (representing the United States): 1994 (tie)
- 1991 U.S. Girls' Junior
- LPGA All-Time Winners List Archived December 29, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- LPGA Tournament Chronology 1990-99 Archived September 20, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- LPGA Tournament Chronology 2000-08 Archived March 4, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- Emilee Klein Named San Diego State Women's Golf Head Coach
- TU names LPGA veteran Emilee Klein-Gille new women's golf coach