Graduated from Michigan State University in 1980 with a degree in accounting...Enjoys the LPGA Christian Fellowship, writing, listening to music, playing guitar, salmon fishing and the entire Sue Ertl Fan Club in Seattle, Wash.
Joined the Tour in 1982.
Originally set her career-best finish of a tie for fourth at the 1982 Lady Michelob Classic.
First carded her career-low round of 66 at the 1982 Bent Tree Ladies Classic
Tied for fifth at the 1983 Boston Five Classic.
Tied her career-best finish at the 1984 Women’s Kemper Open.
Finished eighth in the 1986 MasterCard International.
Equaled her career-low round of 66 during the final round of the 1989 Rail Charity Golf Classic.
Twice tied her career-best finish in 1990: tied for fourth in the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic and placed solo fourth at the Mazda LPGA Championship.
Crossed the $100,000 mark in single-season earnings for the first time in her career in 1990.
Ertl started playing golf at the age of seven and by the age of 14 was a club champion. While at Michigan State University, she won medalist honors in the 1977 and 1978 Big Ten Championships. She was named an All-American in 1979 and that same year was named the first ever Michigan State University Sportswoman of the Year. In 1988, Ertl was inducted into the Women’s Collegiate Golf Hall of Fame.