5'4''...Started playing golf at the age of 15...Credits her parents, Vincent Reid, who got her interested in the game, and coaches Kelley Phillips and Lew Smither III as the individuals who influenced her career the most...Enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, reading, playing practical jokes and all sports...Gleason is the Executive Director of fellow tour mate and friend Angela Stanford’s charity, the Angela Stanford Foundation...Qualified for the LPGA Tour on her first attempt.
2012 in a Nutshell
- Captured her third-career Symetra Tour victory in 2012 at the NE Delta Dental International
- Finished 7th on the 2012 Symetra Tour money list to hear her 2013 LPGA status
In 2010, finished 39th at LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn Category 20 status in 2011.
In 2007, carded a career-low 69 in the second round of both the LPGA Corning Classic and the Navistar LPGA Classic; competed in 16 events on the Duramed FUTURES Tour; won three events on the Hooter;s Tour; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she tied for 54th to retain non-exempt status for the 2008 LPGA season.
In 2006, competed in 11 events on the Duramed FUTURES Tour; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she tied for 34th to retain non-exempt status for the 2007 LPGA season.
In 2005, won back-to-back titles on the Futures Tour at the Lima Memorial Hospital FUTURES Classic and Michelob ULTRA FUTURES Charity Golf Classic in a sudden-death playoff; finished sixth on the Futures Tour money list and tied for first in the overall statistical category of the year, winning the OSTOP award; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she tied for 29th to retain non-exempt status for the 2006 LPGA season.
In 2004, played on the Futures Tour, where her best finish was a tie for sixth at the Tampa Bay's Next Generation FUTURES Tour Golf Classic; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she tied for 42nd to earn non-exempt status for the 2005 LPGA season.
In 2003, turned professional in August; joined the Next Generation Women's Tour and won four out of seven events.
Gleason won three collegiate events while at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and was a four-time All-Southern Conference team member and a 2003 Academic All-American. She also played in the 1999 and 2003 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship and the 2003 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship.