6’...Started playing golf at the age of 10...Credits her teaching pro Randy Peterson and her parents as the individuals most influencing her career...Married Patrick Byerly on Dec. 9, 2006…Life ambitions are to sing “The Gambler” live with Kenny Rogers, dance like Janet Jackson, learn to drive a racecar and take off from an aircraft carrier...Hobbies include skiing, piano, tennis, jumping over rose gardens, going to the beach and is learning to surf…Was a non-voting member of the LPGA Player Executive Committee for the 2008 season...Visited U.S. Troops in Kuwait and Iraq in 2008…Qualified for the LPGA Tour on her second attempt...Has her own Web site, www.jillmcgill.com.
In 2010, best finish was a tie for 41st at the Safeway Classic Presented by Coca-Cola.
In 2009 recorded a season-best tie for 14th at the Corona Championship.
In 2008 recorded a season-best tie for third at the MasterCard Classic Honoring Alejo Peralta Presented by Nextel, where she crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings.
In 2007, best finish was a tie for 14th at the Ginn Tribute Hosted by ANNIKA.
In 2006, best finish was a tie for ninth at the Sybase Classic presented by Lincoln Mercury.
In 2005, recorded a career-best runner-up finish at the Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill.
In 2004, best finish was a tie for third at the Wachovia LPGA Classic Hosted by Betsy King.
In 2003, best finish was a tie for sixth at the John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic.
In 2002, best finish was a tie for eighth at the Sports Today CJ Nine Bridges Classic; tied for 12th at the U.S. Women’s Open; tied for 28th and crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings at the First Union Betsy King Classic.
In 2001, recorded a season-best finish at the Michelob Light Classic, where she tied for second and fired a career-low 63 during the final round.
In 2000, best finishes were a tie for 10th at the LPGA Takefuji Classic and a tie for 11th at the Los Angeles Women’s Championship.
In 1999, recorded a season-best tie for fourth at the Firstar LPGA Classic.
In 1998, best finish was a tie for eighth at the Rainbow Foods LPGA Classic; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she finished 11th to gain exempt status for the 1999 LPGA season.
In 1997, recorded her first two LPGA career holes-in-one, during the second round of the SAFECO Classic and the third round of the Fieldcrest Cannon Classic; best finish was a tie for 26th at the First Bank Presents the Edina Realty LPGA Classic.
In 1996, best finish was a tie for 12th at the Rochester International.
In 1995, as a competitor on the Women Professional Golfers’ European Tour (WPGET), tied for second at the Weetabix Women’s British Open and finished 10th on the WPGET Order of Merit; qualified for the Tour by tying for ninth at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn exempt status for the 1996 LPGA season.
In 1994, turned professional in December.
McGill has an impressive amateur record that includes winning the 1993 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship and the 1994 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship. She finished as runner-up in the 1994 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship and was a member of the 1994 U.S. Curtis Cup Team. As a collegiate player at the University of Southern California, McGill finished fourth at the 1994 NCAA Championship and was a two-time All-American.