Ekey at the 2015 Kingsmill Championship
8 November 1986 |
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Residence||Wadsworth, Ohio, U.S.|
University of Alabama (graduated 2008)
|Current tour(s)||LPGA Tour (joined 2012)|
|Former tour(s)||Futures Tour (joined 2009)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in LPGA major championships
|Women's PGA C'ship||T62: 2014|
|U.S. Women's Open||DNP|
|Women's British Open||CUT: 2012|
|Evian Championship||CUT: 2013|
|Achievements and awards|
Player of the Year
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 bachelor's degree in Communications Studies.
Ekey turned professional in 2009, and joined the Futures Tour on July 14, 2009. In 2011, she finished at the top of the Futures Tour official money list and was named the Tour's Player of the Year.
Professional wins (2)
Futures Tour wins (2)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||June 5, 2011||Ladies Titan Tire Challenge||–1 (67–71–77=215)||1 stroke||Jean Chua, Carling Coffing|
|2||July 31, 2011||Alliance Bank Golf Classic||–8 (68–68–69=205)||3 strokes||Jenny Suh|
- "Kathleen Ekey". LPGA Futures Tour. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
- "Kathleen Ekey". Alabama Crimson Tide. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
- Futures Tour, Kathleen Ekey Finishes Year As Tour's 2011 Player Of The Year Accessed September 14, 2011.