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 Jennifer Johnson and get to know her.
Jennifer Johnson wins Mobile Bay LPGA Classic
MOBILE, Ala. – When the LPGA birdiefest known as the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic was over, the last woman standing was Jennifer Johnson, a third-year player who quietly maneuvered her way up a packed leaderboard of all-stars. Go low or go home was the theme of the week, and 21-year-old Johnson delivered with a 21-under 267 on the RTJ’s Crossings Course.
Johnson played alongside defending champ Stacy Lewis, who had her own chance at making it three in a row in ’Bama but came up three shots short. Before the pair walked out of the scoring area, Lewis told Johnson to put her head down, walk straight to the range and talk to no one. There was a playoff possibility, and Lewis wanted Johnson to stay focused. Read More>>
Jennifer Johnson has appetite for victory at Mobile Bay LPGA Classic
MOBILE, Alabama - It must be the barbecue.
That was Jennifer Johnson's explanation of why she won her first tour victory today at the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.
Johnson carded a tournament-record 21-under-par 267 on Magnolia Grove's Crossings Course to finish one stroke ahead of Jessica Korda and Pornanong Phatlum. Johnson shot her second straight round of 7-under 65 and birdied four of her final six holes.
Johnson's previous best LPGA finish was eighth place at another Alabama tournament on another Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail course - the 2011 Navistar LPGA Classic at the Senator Course at Capitol Hill in Prattville. Read More>>
Americans ready to make a statement at Seaview for ShopRite LPGA Classic
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP - LPGA fans discovered this year what Jennifer Johnson and other young American golfers already know.
There are a number of talented U.S. golfers ready to take their spot at the top of the LPGA Tour.
Johnson, 21, won two weeks ago at the Mobile Bay Classic in Alabama. Lizette Salas, 23, finished second at the LPGA Lotte Championship in April, one of her four top-10 finishes this year. She is ranked No. 18 in the world.
The two will be among the 144 players who will tee off today in the $1.5 million ShopRite LPGA Classic on the Bay Course at Seaview Hotel & Golf Club. Read More>>
Jennifer Johnson takes early lead
PRATTVILLE, Ala. -- Jennifer Johnson has pledged half of her winnings this week to charity. She is off to a great start in the Navistar LPGA Classic.
Johnson shot a career-best, 7-under-par 65 Thursday to take the first-round lead over teenager Lexi Thompson at the Robert Trent Jones Trail's Capitol Hill complex.
Johnson, a third-year pro with just $84,809 in career earnings, has pledged to donate half of her winnings this week to the Wounded Warrior Project, which provides services to severely injured soldiers. Read More>>
Jennifer Johnson to Donate Half of Navistar LPGA Classic Winnings to Wounded Warrior Project
LPGA Golfer Teams with Navistar to Encourage Donations to Wounded Warrior Project
Jennifer Johnson, one of the LPGA’s leading rookies, has announced that half of her total winnings at this year’s Navistar LPGA Classic on September 15-18, 2011, will be donated to Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP), a nonprofit organization that provides programs and services for injured service members and caregivers. Read More>>
Jennifer Johnson takes shot at LPGA
RANCHO MIRAGE — Jennifer Johnson admits she could play a full season of golf on the developmental Duramed Futures Tour next year.
“Yeah. I mean, that's Plan B,” Johnson said as she began play in the LPGA sectional qualifying tournament Tuesday at Mission Hills Country Club. “Plan A is the LPGA.”
Johnson, the former Desert Christian High School star who turned pro this summer, began her quest for a 2011 LPGA exemption with an even-par round of 72 on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course.Read More>>