5’6”...Started playing golf at the age of 12...Has two sisters, Dana and Megan, and one brother, Jared...Credits Craig Shankland, her parents and grandmothers as the individuals most influencing her career...Enjoys fishing, camping and hiking...After eight attempts at LPGA Qualifying Tournaments, qualified for the LPGA Tour by placing third on the 1999 Futures Tour money list.
Played in just one event in 2012.
In 2008, best finish was a tie for 15th at the Corona Championship and recorded her first LPGA career hole-in-one during the first round of the Corona Championship.
Returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she finished tied for 19th to earn Priority List Category 11 for the 2009 LPGA season.
In 2007, competed in 12 events on the Duramed FUTURES Tour, where she recorded five top-10 finishes, including runner-up at the United States Steel Golf Classic.
In 2006, best finish was a tie for 13th at the LPGA Corning Classic.
In 2005, recorded season-best finish at the State Farm Classic, where she tied for ninth.
In 2004, best finish was a tie for 10th at Kellogg-Keebler Classic, where she tied her career-low 65 during the second round.
In 2003, recorded season-best finish at the John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic, where she tied for 10th.
In 2002, best finish was a tie for 22nd at the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez.
In 2001, recorded career-best finish at the First Union Betsy King Classic, where she tied for eighth; posted a career-low 65 during the third round of the Wendy’s Championship for Children at New Albany.
In 2000, best finish came at the Michelob Light Classic, where she tied for 10th.
In 1999, competed on the Futures Tour, where she placed second at the Southwestern Bell Futures Classic, JWA Anheuser Busch Futures Classic and the Futures Tour Championship; earned exempt status for the 2000 LPGA season after finishing third on the 1999 Futures Tour money list.
Played on the Futures Tour from 1990-99, where she won one title, the 1998 Greater Lima Futures Open.
Burks began her golf career in Arkansas, where she won the Arkansas State Stroke Play Championship. While in college, she won the Iowa State Classic and placed third in the Big-Eight Championship. In 1987, she received the Joan Blumenthal Most Valuable Player Award.