5’4”, brown hair, hazel eyes... Started play golf at the age of seven. Credits Tommy Jacobs and her mother and father as individuals most influencing her career...Enjoys sports and California beaches.
Prior to joining the LPGA in 1985, Alderete played on the Women Professional Golfers’ European Tour mini-tour and was a two-time winner.
Tied for 16th in the 1987 LPGA National Pro-Am.
Originally posted her career-best finish, a tie for 14th, at the 1988 Cellular One-PING LPGA Golf Championship and did it again at both the 1992 Oldsmobile LPGA Classic and Rail Charity Golf Classic.
Posted a new career-low round of a 67 during the final round of the 1992 Rail Charity Golf Classic.
Recorded a new career-low scoring average of 73.83 in 1992.
Top finish in 1993 was a tie for 43rd in the Sara Lee Classic.
Tied for 25th at the 1994 Children’s Medical Center LPGA Classic.
Best finish in 1995 was a tie for 39th at the LPGA Corning Classic where she tied her career-low score of 67 during the first round.
Best finish in 1996 was a tie for 39th at the First Bank Presents the Edina Realty Classic.
In 1997, Alderete’s best finish was a tied for 42nd at the Los Angeles Women’s Championship.
Alderete was the runner-up in the 1972 Junior World Championship. In high school, she played on the men’s golf team and was voted MVP. Alderete played for the UCLA golf team before turning professional. She won the California Women’s Open in 1982 and claimed quarterfinalist honors in the 1980 Women’s Broadmoor Invitational.