|Full name||Mina Harigae|
November 1, 1989 |
Monterey, California, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Residence||Mesa, Arizona, U.S.|
|Current tour(s)||LPGA Tour (joined 2010)|
|Former tour(s)||Futures Tour (2009)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|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|
Rookie of the Year
Player of the Year
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.
Childhood and family life
Born to Japanese parents, Harigae attended the Stevenson School. Her parents run a sushi restaurant in Monterey, California. She attended Duke University, leaving after a year to pursue a professional golf career.
- 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).
- 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.
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.
Professional wins (3)
Futures Tour (3)
- 2009 (3) Ladies Titan Tire Challenge, Michelob ULTRA Duramed FUTURES Players Championship, Falls Auto Group Classic
Results in LPGA majors
Results not in chronological order before 2015.
|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|
^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013.
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
|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||3||3|
- Most consecutive cuts made – 8 (2013 Evian – 2015 WPGA)
- Longest streak of top-10s – 0
LPGA Tour career summary
- Official as of 2016 season
Futures Tour career summary
- Junior Ryder Cup (representing the United States): 2004
- Junior Solheim Cup (representing the United States): 2007
- Curtis Cup (representing the United States): 2008 (winners)
- "LPGA 2013 Player Guide". LPGA. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05.
- "California Women's Amateur Champions" (PDF). California Women's Amateur Championships Committee. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
- "Meet The 2007 WAPL Quarterfinalists". USGA. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
- "Friendly Fire: Preteen phenoms Mina Harigae and Sydney Burlison are best pals and big rivals". Sports Illustrated. May 13, 2002. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
- "Harigae To Leave Duke Golf Program; Looking To Turn Pro In 2009". Duke Sports Information. January 10, 2009. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
- "Mina Harigae Player Biography". Duramed Futures Tour. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
- "Ten Duramed Futures Tour Players Earn 2010 LPGA Membership". Futures Tour. Archived from the original on January 15, 2010. Retrieved September 13, 2009.
- "Mina Harigae results". LPGA. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
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