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5’7”…Graduated from the University of Tulsa in 1986 with a degree in marketing…Married Paul Peterson on November 24, 1989…Maidne name is Lukken…Gave birth to daughter Paige on March 11, 1992, and Lucia Lea on August 23, 1994…Credits Mike McGetrick, sports psychologist Fran Pirozollo and University of Tulsa Head Coach Dale McNamara as individuals most influencing her career…Hobbies include pheasant and quail hunting, fishing, biking, and playing the piano. Was voted “Miss Golf” by Golf Digest in 1981.


  • Joined the LPGA Tour in 1986.
  • Fired her career-low Score of 67 during the 1988 Rail Charity Golf Classic.
  • In 1991, a tie for 15th at the U.S. Women’s Open marked a new career-best finish.

    Peterson posted runner-up finishes at the 1978, 1981, and 1983 Oklahoma Women’s State Amateur. She was a quarter-finalist at the 1985 Broadmoor Invitational, the 1984 and 1985 Trans-National and the 1982 and 1984 Western Women’s Championships. Peterson captured the 1986 Harder Hall Invitational. At Tulsa University, she was a first team All-American in 1986 and won the 1986 U.S. vs. Japan-NCAA Competition in Tokyo.

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