Amanda Blumenherst

United States

5'9"

2010

$534,151.00

Duke University (History and English, 2009)

Race to CME Globe

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Rolex Ranking™

474

Amanda Blumenherst Bio

Did you know Amanda minored in Theater at Duke? Find out more >>

5'9''...Started playing golf at the age of 4...Credits her parents, who met on the golf course, as the individuals who influenced her career the most...Hobbies include being outside, doing anything competitive, reading, sunbathing, swimming, playing cards, watching movies, baking and skiing...Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt. 

2012 in a Nutshell
- 23 events, 12 cuts made, $105,668 (76)
- 1 top-5 finish at the Honda LPGA Thailand 2012
- Matched her career-low round with a 66 in the first round of the Navistar LPGA Classic

Career

  • In 2011, recorded her first top-ten of the season with a tie for 9th at the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia; and tied for 12th at the Kia Classic.
  • In 2010, recorded her first top-ten of the season with a tie for seventh at the Tres Marias Championship; finished tied for ninth at the Sybase Match Play Championship, tied for 16th at the Bell Micro LPGA Classic and the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia; tied for 18th at the LPGA Hana Bank Championship Presented by SK telecom.
  • In 2009, turned professional in June; earned medalist honors at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she earned Priority List Category 11 for the 2010 LPGA season; earned medalist honors at the LPGA Sectional Qualifying Tournament in Palm Springs, Calif.; played in the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic Presented by Kroger, tied for fifth at the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge and tied for 40th at the CN Canadian Women's Open.
  • In 2008, finished 30th at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
  • In 2006, as an amateur, played in the ShopRite LPGA Classic and tied for 17th at the Wegmans LPGA.

    Amateur
    Blumenherst turned in quite an impressive amateur career, which included a number one ranking and the 2008 Women's Amateur Championship title. At Duke University, she was a three-time National Collegiate Player of the Year, was named Duke University's Senior Female Athlete of the Year and earned three consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Player of the Year awards. Blumenherst is the only three-time recipient of the Nancy Lopez Award and only two-time winner of the Dinah Shore Award. She was a member of the victorious 2006 and 2008 U.S. Curtis Cup Teams.

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