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5’8”...Started playing golf at the age of 14...Credits her father, “who leads by example” and has taught her about work ethic and dedication, and her mother, who she says supports and loves her unconditionally, as the individuals most influencing her career...Hobbies include hiking, fishing, watching college football, cooking, music, traveling and spending time with family, especially her sister Mary…Qualified for the Tour on her second attempt.
2012 in a Nutshell
- 23 events, 18 cuts made, $262,576 (47)
- 2 top-10 finishes including ties for eighth at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open and the RICOH Women’s British Open
In 2011, best finish was a tie for third at the Kraft Nabisco Championship; recorded one other top-ten finishes with sixth place at the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship; tied for 12th at the CN Canadian Women's Open and the CME Group Titleholders where she crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings; tied for 14th at the Wegmans LPGA Championship and at the RICOH Women's British Open; tied for 18th at the Kia Classic.
In 2010, best finish is a tie for eighth at the LPGA State Farm Classic; finished tied for 16th at the Bell Micro LPGA Classic.
In 2009, best finish was a tie for ninth at the MasterCard Classic Honoring Alejo Peralta Presented by Nextel.
In 2008, best finish was a tie for ninth at the LPGA State Farm Classic, where she carded a career-low 64 in the second round.
In 2007, best finish was a tie for ninth at the Safeway Classic Presented by Pepsi.
In 2006, recorded a career-best tie for seventh at the MasterCard Classic Honoring Alejo Peralta.
In 2005, played on the Futures Tour, where she recorded two top-10 finishes, including a season-best tie for ninth at the YWCA FUTURES Classic; tied for fourth at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 2006 LPGA season.
In 2004, turned professional in August.
Futcher was a two-time NCAA All-American (2002-03) while at The Pennsylvania State University. A three-time NCAA Academic All-American from 2001-2003, Futcher was also a two-time Big Ten All-Conference selection. She was a member of the victorious U.S. Team at the 2004 World University Golf Championship in Thailand.