5’6”...Credits golf coach Ted Fort and Bob and Velma West as the individuals most influencing her career…Attended Colorado University on an athletic scholarship in track and field… Competed in the pentathlon on the U.S. Track and Field Team in Russia in 1976...Hobbies include fly fishing for trout, surfing and snorkeling in Hawaii and playing the guitar.
In 1999, made the field at the State Farm Rail Classic as the seventh and final alternate and went on to tie for fourth, her best finish in seven years.
In 1998, best finish was a tie for seventh at the Michelob Light Classic.
In 1997, best finish was a tie for 15th at the Diet Dr Pepper National Pro-Am.
In 1996, top finishes were a tie for seventh at the Rochester International and tie for ninth at the Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic.
In 1995, best finish was a tie for 12th at the Star Bank LPGA Classic.
In 1994, tied for fifth at the State Farm Rail Classic; tied her career-low round of 65 during the SAFECO Classic.
In 1993, best finish was a tie for 11th at the Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic; tied her career-low round of 65 during the second round of the SAFECO Classic, where she tied for 12th.
In 1992, posted her career-best finish at the Lady Keystone Open, where she tied for second.
In 1990, best finish was a tie for 11th at the Phar-Mor in Youngstown; recorded her second career ace at the Stratton Mountain LPGA Classic.
In 1989, best finish was a tie for eighth at the USX Golf Classic, where she fired her LPGA career-low round of 65 during the first round.
In 1988, top finish was a tie for 22nd at the Lady Keystone Open.
In 1987, top finish was a tie for 20th at the Boston Five Classic.
In 1986, best finish was a tie for 11th at the Konica San Jose Classic; recorded the first hole-in-one of her career at the S&H Golf Classic.
In 1979, turned professional and gained valuable experience by playing the Tampa Bay, Women Professional Golfers’ European Tour (WPGET) and Women’s Florida mini-tours.
West, who did not start playing golf until 1978 at the age of 22, was runner-up at the 1979 Colorado State Amateur. She played in four amateur events that season prior to turning professional.