Kristie Smith

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Kristie Smith
Personal information
Full name Kristie Lynn Smith
Born (1988-08-07) 7 August 1988 (age 28)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Nationality  Australia
Career
College Oklahoma State University
(one year)
Turned professional 2008
Current tour(s) ALPG Tour
Futures Tour (joined 2009)
LET (joined 2010)
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
Ladies European Tour 1
ALPG Tour 2
Symetra Tour 2
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration DNP
Women's PGA C'ship DNP
U.S. Women's Open DNP
Women's British Open CUT: 2010, 2011

Kristie Lynn Smith (born 7 August 1988) is an Australian professional golfer who plays on the Futures Tour and the Ladies European Tour.

Prior to turning professional, Smith was a member of the Golf Australia National Squad and travels the country, and the world, competing in amateur golf events. The West Australian is the daughter of former golfer Wayne Smith.

She was the 2008 Australian Amateur Champion and was the low amateur in the 2008 MFS Women's Australian Open at Kingston Heath Golf Club, finishing at 1 under par in equal 5th place.

Smith turned pro at the end of 2009, earning playing privileges on the Futures Tour. In December 2009 she also qualified for the Ladies European Tour. She won her first tournament as a professional in January 2010 at the Canberra Ladies Classic on the ALPG Tour.[1] She won her second pro tournament on 11 April 2010 at the Daytona Beach Invitational on the Futures Tour.[2]

Smith is a 2012 member of the Golf Australia Rookie Squad.

Amateur career highlights[edit]

  • 2008 North and South Women's Amateur Golf Championship - winner
  • 2008 Australian Amateur - winner
  • 2008 T5th MFS Women's Australian Open - low amateur
  • 2007 Queen Sirikit Cup - team member
  • 2007 Trans Tasman Cup - team member
  • 2007 MFS Women's Australian Open - T25th
  • 2007 Victorian 72-Hole Stroke Play - winner
  • 2006 World Junior Championship, San Diego - T8
  • 2006 OSSO Oak Tree Junior Championship, Oklahoma - winner
  • 2006 Duke University Junior Championship, North Carolina - winner
  • 2006 Malaysian Women's Open - T5, low amateur
  • 2006 Junior Tasman Cup - team member
  • 2006 Course record 68 at Moonah Links, Victoria
  • 2006 Australian Junior Championships - 3rd
  • 2005 Aaron Baddeley Junior Championship - winner
  • 2005 Jack Newton International Junior Classic - winner
  • 2005 Western Australia State Amateur Championship - winner (youngest ever)
  • 2005 Gladys Hay Cup - team member
  • 2005 Burtta Cheney Cup - team member

Professional wins (4)[edit]

Futures Tour (2)[edit]

ALPG Tour (2)[edit]

Ladies European Tour (1)[edit]

References[edit]

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