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Ellie Gibson
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

Credits parents, Nancy Bunton, Rosie Bartlett, Craig Waryan and the late Dr. DeDe Owens as the individuals most influencing her career...Enjoys rollerblading, shopping, crossword puzzles and cooking.

Career Highlights

  • In 1999, tied for 26th at the State Farm Rail Classic and tied for 27th at the Michelob Light Classic.
  • In 1998, limited to six tournaments due to a hand injury.
  • In 1997, posted a career-best finish with a tie for third at the Los Angeles Women’s Championship.
  • In 1996, best finish was a tie for seventh at the Rochester International.
  • In 1995, best finish was a tie for 20th at the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
  • In 1994, best finish was a tie for fifth at the PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship.
  • In 1993, best finish was a tie for 11th at the Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic.
  • In 1992, placed fourth at the du Maurier Ltd. Classic, where she recorded a career-low score of 65 during the final round.
  • In 1991, recorded three top-20 finishes; best finish was a tie for 11th at the State Farm Rail Classic.
  • Prior to joining the LPGA Tour, competed on the Futures Tour, where her best finish was second place.

    Gibson was a USGA Junior Girls Championship quarterfinalist and the Western Junior Consolation winner in 1985. The Texas native competed on the Texas Christian University golf team, where she earned an Academic Achievement Award in 1986-87. Gibson won TCU’s Most Valuable Player Award in 1988-89. Also in 1989, she earned All-America honors and was TCU’s Athlete of the Year. She qualified for the 1986 and 1988 U.S. Women’s Open as an amateur.