5’5”...Started playing golf at the age of 13...Credits her family, the great golf programs in Australia and Meg Mallon as the biggest influences on her career...Hobbies include music and reading...Is a LPGA Player Director for the 2009-11 seasons, serving as president for the 2009 Tour season...Qualified for the LPGA Tour by placing second on the 2000 Futures Tour money list.
Played in three events in 2012.
In 2010, best finish was a tie for 56th at the Tres Marias Championship.
In 2008, best finish was a tie for 19th at the LPGA State Farm Classic.
In 2007, recorded her season-best finish at the Ginn OPEN, where she tied for 14th and crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings.
In 2006, best finish was a tie for 15th at the Wendy’s Championship for Children; tied her career-low 64 during the second round of the Safeway Classic Presented by Pepsi.
In 2005, best finish was a tie for ninth at the LPGA Corning Classic.
In 2004, best finish was a tie for eighth at the Office Depot Championship Hosted by Amy Alcott; recorded her second LPGA career hole-in-one during the second round of the Sybase Classic Presented by Lincoln Mercury.
In 2003, best finish was a tie for sixth at the Wendy’s Championship for Children at Tartan Fields.
In 2002, posted back-to-back career-best finishes, with ties for second at the Weetabix Women’s British Open and the Bank
of Montreal Canadian Women’s Open; carded a career-low 64 in the final round of the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic Presented by ALLTEL.
In 2001, best finish was a tie for 17th at the Electrolux USA Championship Hosted by Vince Gill and Amy Grant; recorded the first hole-in-one of her LPGA career during the final round of the First Union Betsy King Classic; won the M&T Bank Loretto Futures Golf Classic on the Futures Tour.
In 2000, won three tournaments and finished second on the Futures Tour money list to earn exempt status for the 2001 LPGA season.
In 1999, turned professional and competed on the Futures Tour.
In six years of amateur competition, Ellis won nine times and recorded 10 other top-10 finishes. She was a two-time Australian Amateur champion (1997-98) and finished fourth as the Australian representative at the 1998 World Cup. Ellis was the top-ranked amateur in Australia in 1998.