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Nina Foust
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

5’6”, blond hair, blue eyes...Credits the late Ellen Griffin, Bruce Sudderth, Chuck Cook, Dr. Richard Coop and Bob Spence as the individuals having most influenced her career…Received Outstanding Female Athlete award in 1980...Lists winning her first professional tournament and gaining her LPGA card as her greatest thrills in golf...Enjoys sports, TV and reading.

Career Highlights

  • Joined the Tour in 1985.
  • Tied for 15th at the 1986 Cellular-One PING Golf Championship.
  • Tied for 17th at the 1988 Mazda Classic.
  • Posted her career-low score of 67 during the final round of the 1989 Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic.
  • Posted a tie for 10th at the 1989 du Maurier Ltd. Classic, a major championship.
  • In 1989, on the strength of seven top-20 finishes, she earned $45,712.
  • The 1991 season was the most successful season of her career. She earned $82,465 on the strength of seven top-20 finishes.
  • Posted her career-best finish in 1992 with a tie for third at the McCall’s LPGA Classic at Stratton Mountain.
  • Tied for eighth at the 1993 PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship and tied for 13th at the U.S. Women’s Open that same year.
  • Her 1994 season-best finish was a tie for sixth at the 1994 Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
  • Played a limited schedule of nine events in 1995 due to an upper-back and shoulder injury.
  • Competed in 22 events in 1996.
  • Played in 12 events in 1997.
Highlights in Foust’s amateur career include a second-place finish in the North Carolina Amateur. She claimed low regional qualifying honors at the U.S. Women’s Open in 1980. Foust played college golf at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., and won the NCAIAW Championship during her career.
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