Leigh Ann Mills

 




 

Professional


PLAYER NOTES

2002 Highlights:

Tied for 4th, Florida Hospital FUTURES Golf Classic

22nd on FUTURES scoring list with 73.48 average

2001 Highlights

Tied her career-low score of 66 during the first round of the State Farm Classic.

Recorded her season-best finish at the YourLife Vitamins LPGA Classic, where she tied for 27th.

2001 Stats (rank)

Rds. under par:10/53 (135)Rds. in 60s:4/53 (132) Birdies:124 (132)

Eagles:1 (126)GIR:60.9% (126)Driving accuracy: 67.2% (120)

Sand saves:26.7% (174)Putting avg.:31.04 (169) Driving avg.:244.30 (79)

Career Highlights

In 2000, recorded her best finish at the Cup Noodles Hawaiian Ladies Open, where she tied for sixth.

In 1999, posted her season-best finish with a tie for third at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic.

In 1998, best finish came at the Los Angeles Women’s Championship, where she tied for 16th.

In 1997, recorded her first LPGA career hole-in-one during the second round of the Welch’s Championship; season-best finish was a tie for sixth at the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship.

In 1996, tied for 12th at the JAL Big Apple Classic for her season-best finish.

In 1995, recorded a career-best finish of second place at the First Bank Presents the Edina Realty LPGA Classic.

In 1994, recorded a career-low 66 during the first round of the du Maurier Ltd. Classic; best finish of the season was a tie for 15th at the HEALTHSOUTH Palm Beach Classic.

In 1993, returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she finished first and earned exempt status for the 1994 season.

In 1992, tied for 29th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she earned non-exempt status for the 1993 season.

Prior to joining the LPGA Tour, competed on the Futures, European and Asian Tours, where she won the 1990 Indonesian Open, 1990 Angso Open in Sweden, 1991 International Women’s Open and 1991 Windsor Park Futures Classic.

Amateur

As a member of the Florida State University golf team, Mills recorded 15 top-10 finishes in collegiate competition. at the 1987 U.S. Women’s Open, Mills was the fourth lowest amateur. That same year, she posted a fourth-place finish at the Doral Invitational. She was a semifinalist at the 1988 Women’s Western Open.

Personal

Started playing golf at the age of 8. . . Credits her father, Bob, who taught her how to play golf, and Bob Toski as the individuals most influencing her career. . . Enjoys gardening, reading, cooking, working out and watching football games. . . Qualified for the Tour on her third attempt.

Courtesy LPGA, http://www.LPGA.com.

   

Birth Date:Oct. 25, 1965

Birthplace:Melborne, Fla.

Age: 36 Ht.: 5’8"

Home:Coral Springs, Fla.

College:Florida State

Turned Professional:1989

LPGA Tour Victories: None




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