In 15 starts, best finish T39th in Wegmans Rochester International
2001 Stats (rank)
Rds. under par:2/34 (179)Rds. in 60s:2/34 (146) Birdies:68 (174)
Eagles:0 (N/A)GIR:55.4% (170)Driving accuracy: 64.4% (148)
Sand saves:32.1% (157)Putting avg.:30.73 (149) Driving avg.:240.00
In 2000, finished in the top 20 three times, including a season-best
tie for eighth at the Nabisco Championship, her best finish in a major
In 1999, best finish was a tie for sixth at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic;
tied her career-low score of 66 during the second round of the Sara
Lee Classic and third round of the Philips Invitational Honoring Harvey
In 1998, recorded four top-10 finishes, including a tie for second
at the Friendly’s Classic.
In 1997, best finish was a tie for second at the Safeway LPGA Golf
Championship, where she fired a career-low score of 66 during the final
In 1996, twice posted her career-best finish with second places at
the Youngstown-Warren LPGA Classic and Fieldcrest Cannon Classic.
In 1995, best finish was a tie for 22nd at the Sprint Championship.
In 1994, best finish was a tie for third at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
In 1993, lost her LPGA playing privileges but regained exempt status
for the 1994 season at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.
In 1992, her rookie season, best finish was a tie for 25th at the Inamori
Prior to joining the LPGA Tour, competed on the Women Professional
Golfers’ European Tour (WPGET) and the Ladies Asian Tour in 1991; was
a two-time winner on the Futures Tour (1990) and a five-time winner
on the Players West Golf Tour (1989).
Saiki won both the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship and the Junior World
Championship in 1983. She won the Broadmoor Invitational in 1986-87.
Saiki played collegiate golf at the University of Southern California,
where she was an NCAA All-American in 1986 and a four-time All-Conference
Started playing golf at the age of 11. . . Credits her
parents, two sisters and John Anselmo as the individuals most influencing
her career. . . Enjoys mountain biking, fitness and cooking. . .
Qualified for the Tour on her third attempt.