Amy Read

United States

5'7"

1987

$351,952.00

University of Kentucky (1986, Recreation)

Race to CME Globe

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Amy Read Bio

5’7”...Credits Bob Hamilton, Craig and Dick Harmon and mother Barbara Read as the individuals most influencing her career...Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.

Career

  • In 2001, returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament and tied for 25th to retain her non-exempt status for the 2002 season.
  • In 2000, recorded her career-best finish with a tie for fourth at the Oldsmobile Classic; the $32,708 paycheck was the largest of her career.
  • In 1999, carded her first career hole-in-one during the first round of the Mercury Titleholders Championship; underwent knee surgery for the second time in two years.
  • In 1998, best finish was a tie for 15th at the Wegmans Rochester International; competed in only nine events due to knee surgery.
  • In 1997, top finish was a tie for eighth at the Sara Lee Classic.
  • In 1996, season-best finish was a tie for 10th at the inaugural CoreStates Betsy King Classic.
  • In 1995, recorded her career-low round of 65 during the final round of the JAL Big Apple Classic; competed in only nine events due to wrist and knee surgery.
  • In 1994, best finish was a tie for 15th at the HEALTHSOUTH Palm Beach Classic.
  • In 1993, best finish was a tie for 12th at the Sara Lee Classic.
  • In 1992, recorded four top-20 finishes, including a tie for ninth at the JAL Big Apple Classic; played a limited schedule due to a wrist injury.
  • In 1991, top finish was a tie for 28th at the LPGA Corning Classic.
  • In 1990, played a limited schedule due to recurring injuries in her shoulder and ankle; best finish was a tie for 20th at the Centel Classic.
  • In 1989, missed most of the season due to reconstructive ankle surgery.
  • In 1988, recorded her first top-10 finish with a tie for 10th at the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic.
  • In 1987, her rookie season, best finish was a tie for 29th at the Rochester International.
  • In 1986, qualified for the Tour by tying for 29th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 1987 season.

    Amateur
    Read won the 1984 Illinois State Amateur Championship, was a semifinalist at the 1986 Women’s Southern Amateur and participated in the USGA Women’s Amateur from 1981-85. She was chosen for the Southeastern Conference Team from 1985-86.

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