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Tracy Kerdyk
Rookie Year
Race to CME Points

5’8”, light brown hair, hazel eyes...Started playing golf at the age of 12...Credits her family and teacher of 22 years, Charles DeLucca Jr., as the individuals most influencing her career...Also credits professional John Pallot for improvement in her short game...Was inducted into the Coral Gables Senior High School Hall of Fame on Nov. 24, 1993...Was inducted into the University of Miami Athletic Hall of Fame in February 1999...Is currently the Director of Communications for the SBC FUTURES Golf Tour...Guest columnist for the Washington Post during the 1991-92 Mazda LPGA Championships...In 1994, she also wrote columns for newspapers in various Tour cities...Enjoys theater, hiking, fishing, downhill and cross country skiing and sports reporting; has canvassed the state of Vermont in search of an actual moose.

Career Highlights

  • In 1997, best finish was a tie for 25th at the Chrysler-Plymouth Tournament of Champions.
  • In 1996, had her best financial season ever, with $230,553 in earnings; placed solo fourth at both the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open and the State Farm Rail Classic; and had a hole-in-one during the third round of the Star Bank LPGA Classic.
  • In 1995, became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the JAL Big Apple Classic.
  • In 1994, best finish was a tie for third at the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open.
  • In 1991, had three holes-in-one, setting an LPGA all-time record for most holes-in-one in a single season, but had a set back later in the season after she suffered a broken right finger after the second round of the McDonald’s Championship and missed 10 events. Best finish was a fifth place at the Crestar-Farm Fresh Classic.
  • In 1990, competed in 27 events and recorded her best finish of the season with a tie for 18th at the Boston Five Classic.
  • In 1989, finished second behind Pam Wright in the LPGA Rookie of the Year race, while her best finish of the season came at the Sara Lee Classic where she tied for fifth.

    Kerdyk won the 1982 American Junior Golf Classic and captured the 1983 PGA Junior Championship, Junior Orange Bowl and Doral Junior Championship. She was the 1987 Canadian Amateur and Public Links champion. She also was runner-up at the 1987 U.S. Women’s Amateur. At the University of Miami, Kerdyk won 11 individual tournament titles and twice was named a first-team All-American (1987-88). She played on the 1988 U.S. Curtis Cup Team and was honored by both the National Golf Coaches Association and Golfweek magazine as the 1988 Player of the Year. Kerdyk was honored as the 1988 NCAA Collegiate Player of the Year.

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