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Janice Gibson
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

Credits Jack Higgins, her teacher and her father, Virgil Burba, and all of her family for having the greatest influence on her career…Married, husband’s name is David...Has one daughter named Jessica...Enjoys teaching golf, horticulture and snow skiing...Qualified for the Tour on second attempt.

Career Highlights

  • In 1999, did not compete.
  • In 1998, best finish was a tie for 27th at the Wegmans Rochester International.
  • In 1997, tied for 14th at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic for her best finish of the season.
  • In 1996, best finish was a tie for 14th at the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
  • In 1995, her top finish was a tie for 21st at the GHP Heartland Classic.
  • In 1994, recorded her career-best finish with a tie for fifth at the Chicago Challenge. Also recorded a career-low score of 66 during
    the first round of the 1994 Children’s Medical Center Classic.
  • In 1993, played in just one event due to a herniated disk in her neck.
  • In 1992, her best finish was a tie for sixth at the Los Coyotes LPGA Classic.
  • In 1988, had her first LPGA career hole-in-one at the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic.
  • In 1986, gave birth to her daughter and played only three events that year.
  • Prior to joining the LPGA Tour in 1985, Gibson was a two-time winner on the Futures Tour.

    During her college career at Oklahoma State University, she captured the Oklahoma State University Cowgirl Classic title in 1982 and the Big-Eight Championship in 1983. She was also the Guadalajara, Mexico, and Oklahoma State champion in 1982.