5'11"...Lists Jamie Mulligan as the teacher most influencing her game...Last name combines the names of her father and stepfather...Was an aspiring actress and model in New York City before joining the Tour...Was a contributing writer to Golf Illustrated...Writes book reviews for the Advocate...Took 10 months off in 1996 to recover from another bout of manic depression brought on by the onset of menopause...Began working with Dr. Priscilla Slagle in April 1992 on a holistic program for treatment of manic depression, utilizing vitamins, amino acids and diet...Gives informal talks on manic depression in conjunction with the Depression and Manic Depression Association of America...Made a cameo appearance as a member of Star Fleet Medical in the feature film Star Trek: Generations, that was released in 1994, and made a brief appearance in the third episode of the 1995 series Star Trek: Voyager...Enjoys fox hunting, scuba diving, parachuting, bungee jumping, movies and reading science fiction.
In 1999, twice recorded her season-best finish with a tie for 21st at the Nabisco Dinah Shore and the First Union Betsy King Classic; crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings after the Nabisco Dinah Shore.
In 1998, recorded four top-20 finishes, her best was a tie for seventh at the Michelob Light Classic.
In 1997, best finish was a tie for ninth at the Welch's/Circle K Championship; recorded her third career hole-in-one during the second round of the CoreStates Betsy King Classic.
In 1995, despite a recurring back problem that kept her out of seven events, tied for seventh at the ShopRite LPGA Classic and posted two other top-10 finishes.
In 1994, best finish was a tie for sixth at the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
In 1993, best finish was a tie for 10th at the PING Welch's Championship.
In 1992, best finish was a tie for second at the Lady Keystone Open.
In 1991, best finish was a tie for 28th at the Crestar Farm Fresh Classic; played in eight events on the Women's European Tour.
In 1990, top finish was a tie for fifth at the Jamaica Classic.
In 1989, won the Cellular One-PING Golf Championship.
In 1988, was limited to 16 tournaments due to a recurring lower back problem that forced her to leave the Tour for three months; managed a season-best tie for 12th at both the Nabisco Dinah Shore and State Farm Rail Classic.
In 1987, best finish was a tie for second at the Cellular One-PING Golf Championship.
In 1986, captured the United Virginia Bank Classic for her second career win and finished second at the Elizabeth Arden Classic.
In 1985, captured her first LPGA Tour win at the MasterCard International, where she came from eight strokes down to record the biggest come-from-behind victory in LPGA history (she shot a career-low 64 in the final round).
In 1984, finished second at both the Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Classic and Columbia Savings Classic.
In 1983, best finish was a tie for 14th at the Mizuno Classic.
In 1982, top finish was third place at the Welch's Championship.
In 1981, best finish was a tie for 16th at the Lady Michelob.
In 1980, best finish was a tie for 13th at the Women's Kemper Open.