In the Winner's Circle with Lizette Salas

Lizette Salas
Photo Credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images

Lizette Salas is showered with water and champagne by Lydia Ko (L) and Danielle Kang on the 18th hole after winning the Kingsmill Championship presented by JTBC on the River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 18, 2014 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

2014 Kingsmill Championship Presented by JTBC
Kingsmill Resort – River Course, Williamsburg, Va.
May 18, 2014


Born: Azusa, California
Lives: Azusa, California
Birthdate: July 17, 1989 – currently 24 years, 10 months, and 1 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: Finished tied for 20th at the 2011 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional: 2011

VICTORIES
- LPGA: Becomes a Rolex First-Time Winner; first professional career victory

RACE TO CME GLOBE
- Earns 500 points toward the Race to the CME Globe standings and currently ranks eighth with 1,076 pts

ROLEX RANKINGS
- Is projected to move from 16th to 10th in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings

MONEY
- CAREER: With the $195,000 first-place check, Lizette moves to 145th on the LPGA Career Money List with $1,471,973
- SEASON: Lizette has earned $470,615 this season and ranks eighth on the 2014 LPGA Official Money List

TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
- Previous best finish at the Kingsmill Championship was a T17 in 2013
- All previous finishes at the Kingsmill Championship include: 2012 – T47

2014 IN A NUTSHELL
- 10 events, 8 cuts made, $470,615 earned, 1 win
- Earns 50 points toward Player of the Year race with her victory and is now currently in 10th with 217.56 points

2013 RECAP
- 24 events, 23 cuts made, $759,323 earned (15), best finish was runner-up at the LPGA LOTTE Championship
- Carded a career-low 62 in the final round of the 2013 LPGA LOTTE Championship to force a playoff with Suzann Pettersen
- Crossed the $1 million mark in career-earnings with a T39 finish at the CME Group Titleholders
- Competed on her first U.S. Solheim Cup Team and posted a 1-0-2 record

 

 

Topics: In the winners circle, Salas, Lizette, Kingsmill Championship

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