Credits Bob Toski, Wayne Batten and Warren Bottke as the teachers most influencing her career...Lists shooting a 64 at the 1986 LPGA Sectional Qualifying Tournament as her biggest thrill in golf...Enjoys photography, piano and Fellowship of Christian Athletes...Qualified for the Tour on her seventh attempt.
In 2000, returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament and earned non-exempt status for the 2001 season.
In 1999, best finish of the season was a tie for 27th at the Michelob Light Classic, where she tied her career-low score of 67 during the third round.
In 1998, best finish of the season was a tie for 12th at the Welch’s/Circle K Championship.
In 1997, posted a career-best performance at the CoreStates Betsy King Classic, where she tied for 11th.
In 1996, top finish was a tie for 22nd at the Fieldcrest Cannon Classic; posted a career-low score of 67 during the third round of the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic.
In 1994, tied for 23rd at the Minnesota LPGA Classic.
In 1993, top finish was a tie for 30th at the Minnesota LPGA Classic.
In 1990, season-best finish was a tie for 29th at the Orix Hawaiian Ladies Open.
In 1989, best finish was a tie for 15th at the U.S. Women’s Open.
In 1988, recorded her first career hole-in-one at the Cellular One-PING Golf Championship and finished tied for 24th at the Women’s Kemper Open.
In 1987, tied for 13th at the Mayflower Classic during her rookie season.
Prior to joining the LPGA, won the 1986 Florida Women’s Open and competed on the Women Professional Golfers’ European Tour (WPGET).
Bauer’s junior credentials include victories at the 1977 Texas State High School Championship and Texas State Junior Championship, as well as a USGA Junior Girls semifinalist appearance. A collegiate player for Texas A&M, Bauer attained one All-America honor, two All-Regional honors and three All-State honors. In 1980, Bauer was a U.S. Women’s Amateur quarterfinalist. She was elected Outstanding Senior Athlete at Texas A&M in 1981.