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Katherine Kirk
Rookie Year
2004
Height
165
Career Earnings
$4,674,376
LPGA Tour Victories (3)
  • 2017 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic 
  • 2010 Navistar LPGA Classic 
  • 2008 CN Canadian Women’s Open
2016 in a Nutshell
  • 17 events, 9 cuts made, $70,621 (110)

Career Highlights:

2015:

  • 21 events, 9 cuts made, $55,312 (108)
  • Recorded a season-best finish T16 at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open

2014:

  • 26 events, 21 cuts made, $265,743 (60)
  • Recorded two top-10 finishes including a season-best T4 at the Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and O-I

2013:

  • 26 events, 17 cuts made, $223,138 (56)
  • 2 top-20 finishes including a season-best tie for eighth at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open
  • Finished 15th on Tour in sand saves (0.48)
2012:
  • 26 events, 21 cuts made, $376,192 (37)
  • Three top-10 finishes including a season-best runner-up finish at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
2011:
  • Best finish was a tie for sixth at the Avent LPGA Classic. 
  • Crossed the $3 million mark in career earnings at Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia. 
2010:
  • Recorded her second LPGA victory at the Navistar LPGA Classic Presented by Monaco RV. 
  • Finished second at the RICOH Women's British Open, one shot behind Yani Tseng. 
  • Tied for fourth at the ShopRite LPGA Classic. 
  • Tied for 10th at the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge.
2009:
  • Best finish was runner-up at the HSBC Women's Champions. 
  • Tied for eighth at both the Kraft Nabisco Championship and the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge. 
  • Recorded her fourth international victory at the ANZ Ladies Masters on the Australian Ladies Professional Golf (ALPG) Tour.
2008:
  • Became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the CN Canadian Women's Open, where she crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings. 
  • Recorded eight additional top-10 finishes, including a tie for fourth at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational by Banamex and Corona Light, where she crossed the $1 million mark in season earnings. 
  • Carded a career-low 64 in the final round of the Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill and finished sixth.
2007:
  • Best finish was a tie for ninth at the SemGroup Championship Presented by John Q. Hammons. 
2006:
  • Won two events on the ALPG Tour. 
  • Returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she tied for seventh to earn exempt status for the 2007 LPGA season.
2005:
  • Recorded a career-best finish at the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women’s Open, where she finished second. 
  • Won the Titanium ALPG Players Championship on the ALPG Tour
2004:
  • Best finish was sixth at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic. 
  • Tied for seventh at the Longs Drugs Challenge.
  • Turned professional in June. 
  • Won two Futures Tour events – the Aurora Health Care FUTURES Charity Golf Classic, her first event as a professional, and the Lima Memorial Hospital Foundation FUTURES Classic.
  • Tied for 42nd at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 2004 LPGA season.
Amateur:
  • Hull finished 10th in the 1999 Junior World Golf Championship. 
  • In 2002, she was a member of the winning Australian team at the World Amateur Team Championship and finished fourth at the World Amateur Championship. 
  • While at Pepperdine University, she recorded the lowest 18-hole score in school history, was the 2003 NCAA College Player of the Year, an All-American from 2002-03 and winner of eight collegiate tournaments. 
  • She was the recipient of the 2003 Dinah Shore Award. 
Personal:
  • 5’10”
  • Started playing golf at the age of 12.
  • Credits her parents Frank and Pauline, and Chris and Laurie Gibbs as the individuals most influencing her career.
  • In October 2007, traveled to Rwanda on a mission trip with Betsy King and Golf Fore Africa.
  • In 2009, inducted into the Pepperdine Athletics Hall of Fame.
  • Enjoys Bible study, fitness, movies, travel, music, fishing and spending time with family and friends.
  • Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.

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