5’5”, brownish-blond hair, hazel eyes...Started playing golf at the age of 12...Lists her parents, Tommy Martty and Emily Fletcher as individuals most influencing her career...Became a citizen of the United States in May 2003...Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian...Was named Peru’s Golfer of the 20th Century... Enjoys tennis, exercising, snow skiing, reading and traveling.
In 2002, best finish was a tie for 12th at the Longs Drugs Challenge.
In 2001, tied for fifth at the Wegmans Rochester International; recorded her fourth career hole-in-one during the third round of the YourLife Vitamins LPGA Classic.
In 2000, posted 11 top-20 finishes, including a tie for ninth at the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
In 1999, carded her third career hole-in-one during the first round of the Naples LPGA Memorial; season-best finish was a tie for second at the First Union Betsy King Classic.
In 1998, season-best finish was a tie for second at the Sara Lee Classic, where she lost to Barb Mucha on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff and recorded a career-low 63 during the second round.
In 1997, best finish was a tie for seventh at the Oldsmobile Classic; recorded her first two LPGA career holes-in-one during the third and fourth rounds of the Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Champions, tying the record for most holes-in-one in a single event (joined Jo Ann Washam, 1979 Women’s Kemper Open).
In 1996, best finish was 12th place at the U.S. Women’s Open.
In 1995, became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the du Maurier Ltd. Classic, one of the LPGA’s four major championships.
In 1994, best finish was a tie for sixth at the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
In 1993, had six top-20 finishes including a season-best tie for sixth at the SAFECO Classic.
In 1992, top finish was a tie for 13th at the Sara Lee Classic.
In 1991, best finish of the season was a tie for fifth at the Atlantic City Classic.
In 1990, recorded a season-best tie for 14th at the Rochester International.
In 1989, her rookie season, best performance was a tie for fifth at the Women’s Kemper Open.
In 1988, qualified for the Tour by tying for 20th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 1989 season.
Before joining the LPGA Tour, won eight tournament titles on the Futures Tour and finished first on the 1988 Futures Tour money list.
Lidback was the runner-up in the 1978 USGA Junior Girls Championship. In 1981, she achieved a junior golf Grand Slam: the Future Legends; the Tournament of Champions; and the All-American Junior Classic. That same year, Golf Digest named her Junior Player of the Year. Lidback took runner-up honors in the 1982 Women’s Western Amateur, was a quarterfinalist in the 1984 U.S. Women’s Amateur and played on the 1985 World Cup Team for Peru. Lidback played at Texas Christian University from 1981-83, where she was a member of the 1983 NCAA Championship team and was a two-time All-American. She transferred to Louisiana State University where, in 1986, she won seven individual collegiate titles, was named Player of the Year and earned All-American honors.