2014 Portland Classic Presented by Cambia Health Solutions
Columbia Edgewater Country Club
August 31, 2014
Born: Seneca, S.C.
Lives: Seneca, S.C.
Birthdate: January 31, 1992 – currently 22 years, 7 months, and 0 days
Qualified for LPGA Tour: 14th at the 2012 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament
Turned Professional: 2012
- LPGA: First-time winner on the LPGA Tour.
- RACE TO CME GLOBE
- Earns 500 points toward the Race to the CME Globe standings and moves to No. 31 in the rankings with 833 points
- ROLEX RANKINGS
- With her victory, Austin is projected to jump from 145 in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings to 73.
- ROLEX PLAYER OF THE YEAR
- Earns 30 points in the Rolex Player of the Year race and moves to No. 22 in the rankings with 30 points.
- CAREER: With the $195,000 first-place check, Austin moves to 321st on the LPGA Career Money List with $441,660
- SEASON: Austin has earned $299,658 this season and is 32nd on the 2014 LPGA Official Money List
- TOURNAMENT SPECIFIC
- Played this event in 2013 as a rookie, garnering her second top-10 finish of her career.
- Previous finishes include:
- 2013 – T9
- 2014 IN A NUTSHELL
- 18 events, 12 cuts made, $299,658 earned, one victory.
- 2013 RECAP
- 23 events, 13 cuts made, $142,002 earned (72), 2 top-10 finishes
- 2 top-10 finishes, including a career-best tie for sixth at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic
- Carded a career-low 62 in the third round of the 2013 Safeway Classic Presented by Coca Cola.
- OF NOTE
- Becomes the 5th Rolex First-Time Winner on the LPGA this season joining Lydia Ko, Lizette Salas, Mo Martin and Mirim Lee
- Is the 4th player to win in a playoff this season on the LPGA
- 8th different American winner on the season