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Austin Ernst
Rookie Year
Career Earnings

5'5"...Ernst started playing golf at an early age...Hobbies include running, working and doing yoga.

Career Wins (2)

  • 2020 Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G
  • 2014 Portland Classic Presented by Cambia Health Solutions

The Solheim Cup (1)

  • 2017

2019 in a Nutshell:

  • 22 events, 18 cuts made, $235,727 (72)
  • Recorded one top-10 result a season-best T10 finish at the Honda LPGA Thailand
  • Crossed the $3 million mark in career earnings in 2019

Career Highlights:


  • 22 events, 17 cuts made, $858,494 (20)
  • Recorded five top-10 results, including two runner-up finishes at the Evian Championship (a career-best finish in a major) and the Walmart NW Arkansa Championship presented by P&G
  • Ranked fifth in greens in regulation (74.32%), 10th in rounds in the 60s (32) and finished a career-best 20th on the LPGA Official Money List ($858,494)


  • 28 events, 24 cuts made, $549,773 (33)
  • Recorded four top-10 finishes, including her third career runner-up result at the Kia Classic
  • Went 2-2-0 for Team United States as a rookie at Solheim Cup
  • Crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings after a T21 finish at the CME Group Tour Championship


  • 27 events, 22 cuts made, $385,513 (51)
  • Recorded season-best toe for second at the CitiBanamex Lorena Ochoa Invitational presented by Aeromexico and Delta and had three additional top-10 finishes


  • 29 events, 23 cuts made, $439,089 (41)
  • Recorded four top-10 finishes with a season-best tie for second finish at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic
  • Crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings after a T70 finish at the 2015 Evian Championship


  • 26 events, 19 cuts made, $439,089 (41)
  • Became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the Portland Classic Presented by Cambia Health Solutions after defeating I.K. Kim on the first sudden-death playoff hole
  • Recorded one additional top-10 finish with a tie for eighth at KEB-HanaBank Championship


  • 23 events, 13 cuts made, $142,002 (72)
  • 2 top-10 finishes, including a career-best tie for sixth at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic
  • Carded a career-low 62 in the third round of the 2013 Safeway Classic Presented by Coca-Cola


  • Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt, finishing 14th at the 2012 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn full status for the 2013 season 
  • Played two seasons at Louisiana State University (LSU) from 2011-2012. 
  • Ernst was the 2011 NCAA individual champion, the same year she earned NGCA First-Team All-American honors and was named to the SEC Second Team. 
  • In her sophomore year, she was a Second Team All-American selection by Golfweek and an All-SEC Second Team member. 
  • Ernst was a semifinalist at the 2011 U.S. Women’s Amateur and was a member of the 2012 U.S. Curtis Cup Team.
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