5’8”, light brown hair, hazel eyes...Started playing golf at the age of 12...Credits her family and teacher of 22 years, Charles DeLucca Jr., as the individuals most influencing her career...Also credits professional John Pallot for improvement in her short game...Was inducted into the Coral Gables Senior High School Hall of Fame on Nov. 24, 1993...Was inducted into the University of Miami Athletic Hall of Fame in February 1999...Is currently the Director of Communications for the SBC FUTURES Golf Tour...Guest columnist for the Washington Post during the 1991-92 Mazda LPGA Championships...In 1994, she also wrote columns for newspapers in various Tour cities...Enjoys theater, hiking, fishing, downhill and cross country skiing and sports reporting; has canvassed the state of Vermont in search of an actual moose.
Kerdyk won the 1982 American Junior Golf Classic and captured the 1983 PGA Junior Championship, Junior Orange Bowl and Doral Junior Championship. She was the 1987 Canadian Amateur and Public Links champion. She also was runner-up at the 1987 U.S. Women’s Amateur. At the University of Miami, Kerdyk won 11 individual tournament titles and twice was named a first-team All-American (1987-88). She played on the 1988 U.S. Curtis Cup Team and was honored by both the National Golf Coaches Association and Golfweek magazine as the 1988 Player of the Year. Kerdyk was honored as the 1988 NCAA Collegiate Player of the Year.