American Cristie Kerr surpassed the $10 million mark in career earnings thanks to her tie for third at the Evian Masters Presented by Société Générale. Her finish was worth $207,243 and she now has earned a grand total of $10,187,118 in her 13-year LPGA Tour career that includes 12 victories. She remains sixth on the LPGA Tour's Career Earnings List.
Kerr carded 19 birdies this week, resulting in a $950 donation to her Birdies for Breast Cancer Fund. On July 16, Kerr joined with LibertyHealth to announce the start of construction on The Cristie Kerr Women's Health Center, which will benefit breast cancer patients. The center is under construction and, when finished in February 2010, will offer breast cancer screening programs, including free mammograms and education to women with or without insurance. It will also provide detection, healing, support, and recovery services to patients. More information is available at cristiekerrgolf.com.
Kerr leads the LPGA Tour in the following categories: Rolex Player of the Year (108 points; Scoring/Vare Trophy (70.00); LPGA Official Money List ($1,248,202); Rounds under par (72.6 percent; Top-10 finishes (10/16); and Birdies (241).
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