Friday, February 18, 2011

Juli Inkster

Juli Inkster (born Juli Simpson June 24, 1960) is an American professional golfer who plays on the United States-based LPGA Tour. With a professional career spanning 27 years to date, Inkster's 31 wins rank her second in wins among all active players on the LPGA Tour. She also has more wins in Solheim Cup matches than any other American. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Juli Inkster Performance

Juli Inkster Cups Team

She turned professional in 1983, and enjoyed immediate success. She won two major championships in 1984, her first full LPGA season, and was LPGA Rookie of the Year. She has won 31 tournaments on the LPGA Tour, including seven major championships. Inkster has won the career Grand Slam for ladies' golf. She is currently third on the LPGA career money list. Inkster won a tournament in 16 out of 24 seasons from 1983 to 2006, but has never finished at the top of the money list; her best finishes were second in 1999, and third in both 1986 and 2002.

Juli Inkster Happiness Expression

Juli Inkster Love Golf So Much

Inkster played on the United States Solheim Cup team in 1992, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2009; she has won a total of 18 points, making her the winningest American Solheim Cup player as of 2009. She teamed with Pat Hurst, represented the United States at the 2007 Women's World Cup of Golf. She was voted Women's Sports Foundation Sportwoman of the Year in 1999 and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2000. Inkster has been named an assistant captain of the 2011 Solheim Cup team.

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