In 2001, tied for third at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to
earn exempt status for the 2002 season; won the LPGA Sectional Qualifying
Tournament in Venice, Fla., by eight strokes.
At the age of 14, Gulbis became the youngest player to Monday qualify
for an LPGA tournament (1997, Longs Drugs Challenge). She held the record
for five years until until Michelle Wie, 12, Monday qualified for the
2002 LPGA Takefuji Classic. She has represented the State of California
in two USGA team championships and was the U.S. Women’s Amateur medalist
in 1998. She won four collegiate tournaments while at the University
of Arizona, including the NCAA West Regional. She was named a First-Team
All-American in 2001.
Started playing golf at the age of 4. . . Credits her
father, John Gulbis, as the individual most influencing her career. . . Hobbies
include working out and running. . . Qualified for the
Tour on her first attempt.
Courtesy LPGA, http://www.LPGA.com.
Birth Date:Jan. 7, 1983
Age: 19Ht.: 5’9"
LPGA Tour Victories: None