5’5”...Started playing golf at the age of 12...Credits her father, who started her in golf and was her first teacher, as the individual most influencing her career...Three-time Mary Roby Award winner at the University of Arizona and the 2000 Marilynn Smith Award winner...Hobbies include volleyball, weightlifting, swimming, bike riding and tennis...Qualified for the Tour on her first attempt.
- In 2006, recorded her career-best finish at the John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic presented by SemGroup, where she tied for fifth; tied her career-low 66 during the opening round of the Safeway Classic Presented by Pepsi; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament and tied for 34th to retain non-exempt status for the 2007 LPGA season.
- In 2005, best finish was a tie for 20th at the Sybase Classic presented by Lincoln Mercury.
- In 2004, recorded her best finish at the Franklin American Mortgage Championship benefiting Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, where she tied for 15th and tied her career-low 66 in the third round.
- In 2003, recorded a season-best finish at the Wendy’s Championship for Children at Tartan Fields, where she tied for 13th; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she tied for fifth to earn exempt status for the 2004 LPGA season.
- In 2001, carded a career-low 66 during the second round of the LPGA Corning Classic; returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she tied for 10th to earn exempt status for the 2002 LPGA season.
- In 2000, turned professional in August; tied for 37th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to earn non-exempt status for the 2001 LPGA season.
Daniels’ lengthy amateur record includes two wins on the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) circuit and being named First- Team All-State for California in 1996. She was a member of the Canon Cup Team and a two-time Junior America’s Cup member in 1994 and 1996. Daniels was a quarterfinalist at the 1997 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, the low qualifier for the 1999 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship and a quarterfinalist at the 2000 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship. Daniels was a two-time California State Amateur champion (1998-99). While at the University of Arizona, she was the Pac-10 champion in 1998, NCAA West Regional champion in 1999 and NCAA champion in 2000. Daniels was named NCAA Player of the Year in 2000 and recorded the lowest scoring average in NCAA history (71.70), which was broken by Lorena Ochoa in 2002. She was a three-time All-American (1998-2000) and was the Honda Award recipient in 2000.