As we spotlight a new player each week we will provide an in depth look into her life on and off the course. This week be sure to read the buzz all about Cristie Kerr and get to know her.
Cristie Kerr blazes way to LPGA Championship
PITTSFORD, N.Y.—Soaked in champagne and poised to become the first American ranked first in the world, Cristie Kerr was left amazed and near speechless after completing one of the most dominating performances at the LPGA Championship — and any other major for that matter.
“It’s a dream performance,” Kerr said Sunday after winning her second major title by a whopping 12-strokes at Locust Hill Country Club. “It’s like you wake up or you dream — I can’t even speak right now. Winning by two or three is great, but winning by 12 shots is ridiculous. It’s obscene.” Read More>>
Kerr beats Pettersen in LPGA Kingsmill playoff
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Cristie Kerr watched her short winning par putt fall on the second hole of a playoff against Suzann Pettersen, hugged her caddie, a few players who stayed around to watch and had one more hug she had waited a long time to give.
''Where's my dad?'' Kerr said during the celebration Sunday on the 18th hole at Kingsmill's River Course.
Her dad, Michael Kerr, was on his way – as fast as his motorized cart would take him. Read More>>
Third Kingsmill victory comes on Father's Day for Cristie Kerr
WILLIAMSBURG — When Cristie Kerr's eagle putt at the 15th hole Sunday burned the left edge, her dad cringed.
"She's giving me heart attacks," Michael Kerr said as he stood greenside.
Plenty more palpitations awaited during another harrowing final round of the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship. Read More>>
At Cristie Kerr's charity event, reality of breast cancer hits close to home
When you're at Liberty National, it's easy to forget about reality. The meticulously manicured course in a quiet, peaceful setting makes it easy to forget you're on a former landfill minutes away from downtown Manhattan.On Monday, one reality that wasn't forgotten is how significant Cristie Kerr's impact has been, and continues to be, on breast cancer awareness and treatment. Kerr assembled a group of LPGA pros, celebrities, and amateurs at the Bob Cupp and Tom Kite-design to play in a pro-am scramble event that raises money for Birdies For Breast Cancer. Read More>>
Cristie Kerr motivated by giving away her point at last Solheim Cup
Cristie Kerr typically doesn't need additional motivation when the Solheim Cup rolls around.
This time is different.
It was bad enough that Europe won the Solheim Cup two years ago in Ireland, ending the American winning streak at three matches. Kerr felt directly responsible for the loss, even though she didn't hit a shot in Sunday singles. But then, that was part of the problem. Read More>>
Cristie Kerr Gears Up for the U.S. Women's Open at Sebonack
A few days after Cristie Kerr won her 16th career title at the Ladies Professional Golf Association LPGA Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg, Virginia (her third title there), the 35-year-old renowned pro golfer joined me for dinner at Le Chef in Southampton, just minutes from Sebonack Golf Club, a spectacular venue that will host Long Island’s first US Women’s Open, June 24–30.
Cristie had played a practice round at Sebonack earlier that day in preparation for the upcoming major championship. She spent hours carefully studying the undulating fairways and tricky, fast greens that define the breathtaking course. Read More>>