Mina Harigae

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Mina Harigae
Personal information
Full name Mina Harigae
Born (1989-11-01) November 1, 1989 (age 27)
Monterey, California, U.S.
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Nationality  United States
Residence Mesa, Arizona, U.S.[1]
Career
College Duke University
(2008-one semester)
Turned professional 2009
Current tour(s) LPGA Tour (joined 2010)
Former tour(s) Futures Tour (2009)
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
Symetra Tour 3
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration T32: 2013
Women's PGA C'ship T15: 2012
U.S. Women's Open T28: 2012
Women's British Open T29: 2014
Evian Championship T24: 2014
Achievements and awards
Futures Tour
Rookie of the Year
2009
Futures Tour
Player of the Year
2009

Mina Harigae (born November 1, 1989) is an American professional golfer currently playing on the LPGA Tour.

As an amateur golfer, she won the 2007 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links. Harigae won the California Women's Amateur Championship for four consecutive years (2001–2005); her first victory came as a 12-year-old.[2]

Childhood and family life[edit]

Born to Japanese parents, Harigae attended the Stevenson School. Her parents run a sushi restaurant in Monterey, California.[3][4] She attended Duke University, leaving after a year to pursue a professional golf career.[5]

Amateur career[edit]

  • Won the 2007 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links
  • Reached the Semifinals at the 2003 and 2006 U.S. Girls' Junior. Was the stroke-play medalist at the 2006 U.S. Girls' Junior.
  • Reached third round of the U.S. Women's Amateur in 2004 and 2006; advanced to the first round of match play at the 2008.
  • Four-time winner of the California Women's Amateur Championship (2001–2004).[3]
  • Member of the U.S. Junior Ryder Cup team in 2004 and Junior Solheim Cup team in 2007.
  • Member of the 2008 U.S. Curtis Cup Team.
  • Three-time Rolex AJGA Junior All-American First Team selection.[6]

Professional career[edit]

In 2009, Harigae played on the Futures Tour, the LPGA Tour's developmental tour. She won three tournaments and was the tour's leading money winner, which earned her membership on the LPGA Tour for the 2010 season.[7]

Professional wins (3)[edit]

Futures Tour (3)[edit]

Results in LPGA majors[edit]

Results not in chronological order before 2015.

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
ANA Inspiration DNP CUT DNP DNP CUT T38 T32 T67 T51 DNP DNP
Women's PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP T59 CUT T15 T22 T69 T65 CUT CUT
U.S. Women's Open T66 CUT T67 CUT T34 T28 CUT T38 CUT DNP DNP
Women's British Open DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT CUT CUT T29 T69 CUT DNP
The Evian Championship ^ T27 T24 T64 DNP CUT

^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013.
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
ANA Inspiration 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4
Women's PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 5
U.S. Women's Open 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 5
Women's British Open 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2
The Evian Championship 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 3 31 19
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 8 (2013 Evian – 2015 WPGA)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 0

LPGA Tour career summary[edit]

Year Tournaments
played
Cuts
made
Wins 2nd 3rd Top 10s Best
finish
Earnings ($) Money
list rank
Scoring
average
Scoring
rank
2007 1 1 0 0 0 0 T66 n/a n/a 76.25 n/a
2008 2 0 0 0 0 0 MC n/a n/a 77.25 n/a
2009 1 1 0 0 0 0 T67 7,788 n/a 75.50 n/a
2010 15 9 0 0 0 1 T8 90,205 77 72.64 58
2011 17 13 0 0 0 1 T6 178,683 49 72.54 41
2012 26 19 0 0 0 1 T7 304,057 44 72.33 47
2013 26 20 0 0 0 1 T5 285,195 49 71.98 47
2014 27 24 0 0 0 2 T8 324,439 50 71.88 52
2015 25 17 0 0 0 0 T16 130,703 82 72.73 90
2016 19 9 0 0 0 0 T31 46,508 120 72.74 108
  • Official as of 2016 season[8]

Futures Tour career summary[edit]

Year Tournaments
played
Cuts
made
Wins Top 10s Best
finish
Earnings ($) Money
list rank
Scoring
average
Scoring
rank
2009 16 15 3 10 1 88,386 1 70.89 2

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LPGA 2013 Player Guide". LPGA. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. 
  2. ^ "California Women's Amateur Champions" (PDF). California Women's Amateur Championships Committee. Retrieved April 11, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Meet The 2007 WAPL Quarterfinalists". USGA. Retrieved April 11, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Friendly Fire: Preteen phenoms Mina Harigae and Sydney Burlison are best pals and big rivals". Sports Illustrated. May 13, 2002. Retrieved April 11, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Harigae To Leave Duke Golf Program; Looking To Turn Pro In 2009". Duke Sports Information. January 10, 2009. Retrieved April 11, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Mina Harigae Player Biography". Duramed Futures Tour. Retrieved April 11, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Ten Duramed Futures Tour Players Earn 2010 LPGA Membership". Futures Tour. Archived from the original on January 15, 2010. Retrieved September 13, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Mina Harigae results". LPGA. Retrieved November 23, 2016. 

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