Birthdate: October 12, 1977
Birthplace: Miami, Fla.
Age: 30 Ht.: 5’5"
Home: Miami, Fla.
Turned Professional: 1996
Joined LPGA Tour: 1997
LPGA Victories: 10 - 2002 Longs Drugs Challenge. 2004 LPGA Takefuji Classic, ShopRite LPGA Classic, State Farm Classic. 2005 Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill, Wendy’s Championship for Children. 2006 Franklin American Mortgage Championship benefiting the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, CN Canadian Women’s Open, John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic presented by SemGroup, 2007 U.S. Women's Open.
Won her first major championship at the U.S. Women’s Open.
Recorded five additional top-10 finishes, including third at the Ginn Tribute Hosted by ANNIKA, where she crossed the $7 million mark in career earnings.
Also finished fourth at both the Wegmans LPGA and the ADT Championship.
Made her fourth appearance at The Solheim Cup, where she scored 1½ -1/2 points for the victorious U.S. tTeam.
Teamed with Natalie Gulbis and Morgan Pressel to win the Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge.
2007 Stats (rank)
Rds under par: 32/73 (21) Rds in the 60s: 13/73 (30) Birdies: 232 (25)
Eagles: 4 (20) Greens in Reg: 65.4% (18) Driving Accuracy: 66.9% (60)
Sand Saves: 51.6% (6) Putts per GIR: 1.80 (16) Driving Avg: 251.2 (57)
Won the John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic presented by SemGroup and fired a career-low 61 (-10) during the second round, which was the lowest round on Tour in 2006.
Came from eight strokes back in the final round to win the CN Canadian Women’s Open.
Also won the Franklin American Mortgage Championship benefiting the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Tied for second at the Weetabix Women’s British Open, where she crossed the $6 million mark in career earnings.
Had a career-high 19 top-10 finishes, including two additional runner-up finishes at the Florida’s Natural Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez and the State Farm Classic, where she played 42 consecutive holes without a bogey.
Among a Tour-record 11 players to earn $1 million in a season.
Received the LPGA Komen Award for donating more than $250,000 through her Birdies for Breast Cancer program toward breast cancer research.
Led the Tour in Putts per GIR (1.74).
2006 Stats (rank)
Rds under par: 66/91 (2) Rds in the 60s: 40/91 (3) Birdies: 387 (2)
Eagles: 11 (2) Greens in Reg: 73% (5) Driving Accuracy: 72.6% (58)
Sand Saves: 51.3% (6) Putts per GIR: 1.74 (1) Driving Avg: 261.9 (14)
Won both the Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill and the Wendy’s Championship for Children.
Finished second at the State Farm Classic, where she captured the State Farm LPGA Series Bonus Pool and crossed the $5 million mark in career earnings.
Also tied for second at SBS Open at Turtle Bay.
Crossed the $4 million mark in career earnings at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
Tied a career-high with 11 top-10 finishes for the second straight season, including a third-place finish at the Chick-fil-A Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez; tied for third at the MasterCard Classic honoring Alejo Peralta, at the Kraft Nabisco Championship and at the Franklin American Mortgage Championship benefiting the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Was a member of the victorious U.S. Solheim Cup Team, posting a 2-2-0 record; made her third appearance on the U.S. tTeam.
Carded a career-low 62 in the first round of the Longs Drugs Challenge.
2005 Stats (rank)
Rds under par: 41/76 (3) Rds in the 60s: 25/76 (4) Birdies: 299 (8)
Eagles: 4 (23) Greens in Reg: 72.2% (5) Driving Accuracy: 72.1% (83)
Sand Saves: 36.2% (78) Putts per GIR: 1.76 (4) Driving Avg: 255.5 (23)
Won her second LPGA title at the LPGA Takefuji Classic, where she led wire-to-wire but needed seven holes to defeat rookie Seol-An Jeon in a sudden-death playoff, the longest on Tour since 1972.
Won both the ShopRite LPGA Classic and the State Farm Classic with all rounds in the 60s; posted a 264 (-24) total at the State Farm Classic, the lowest 72-hole score of the 2004 season.
Finished second to Annika Sorenstam at the ADT Championship after a one-hole, sudden-death playoff.
Tied her career-low 63 during both the second and third rounds of the State Farm Classic; also shot 63 during the second round of the Safeway International Presented by Coca-Cola, where she finished second, and the third round of the Weetabix Women's British Open, where she tied for 11th.
Recorded a career-high 11 top-10 finishes.
Crossed the $3 million mark in career earnings at the Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill, where she tied for sixth.
Teamed with Juli Inkster and Grace Park to win the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge, an unofficial event.
2004 Stats (Rank)
Rds under par: 46/82 (12) Rds in the 60s: 31/82 (4) Birdies: 333 (10)
Eagles: 5 (38) Greens in Reg: 71.4% (10) Driving Accuracy: 73.2% (51)
Sand Saves: 34.1% (96) Putts per GIR: 1.75 (2) Driving Avg: 259.9 (20)
Recorded eight top-10 finishes, including a season-best tie for second place at both the LPGA Takefuji Classic, where she crossed the $2 million mark in career earnings, and the Michelob Light Open at Kingsmill.
Finished third at the Safeway Classic Presented by Pepsi and the ADT Championship.
Recorded a season-low 65 during the second round of the Welch's/Fry's Championship and the second round of the Safeway PING Presented by Yoplait.
As a member of the U. S. Solheim Cup Teamteam, posted a 3-1-0 record.
2003 Stats (Rank)
Rds under par: 51/81 (4) Rds in the 60s: 28/81 (11) Birdies: 295 (15)
Eagles: 5 (30) Greens in Reg: 71.1% (6) Driving Accuracy: 72.2% (52)
Sand Saves: 48.5% (9) Putts per GIR: 1.77 (6) Driving Avg: 255.1 (49)
Became the second Rolex First-Time Winner of the season with her wire-to-wire victory at the Longs Drugs Challenge.
Finished second at the Samsung World Championship, where she carded a 64 during the second round.
Tied for third on three occasions-the PING Banner Health, Kraft Nabisco Championship and Williams Championship.
One of five "rookies" on the U.S. Solheim Cup Teamteam; posted a 1-3-0 record for the victorious U.S. Team.
Tied her career-low round of 63 during the second round of the Mobile LPGA Tournament of Champions Presented by Ultimate Software, where she tied for 11th.
2002 Stats (rank)
Rds under par: 46/85 (10) Rds in the 60s: 29/85 (7) Birdies: 298 (8)
Eagles: 7 (13) Greens in Reg: 71.6% (3) Driving Accuracy: 72.5% (57)
Sand Saves: 45.3% (19) Putting Avg: 30.00 (73) Driving Avg: 255.9 (43)
Best finish of the season was third place at the LPGA Takefuji Classic; also tied for third at the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
Tied for fourth at the U.S. Women’s Open and finished fifth at the Bank of Montreal Canadian Women’s Open.
Recorded a career-low score of 63 during the third round of the State Farm Classic.
Crossed the $1 million mark in career earnings after the U.S. Women’s Open.
2001 Stats (rank)
Rds under par: 27/73 (61) Rds in the 60s: 16/73 (41) Birdies: 242 (41)
Eagles: 2 (87) Greens in Reg: 68.2% (33) Driving Accuracy: 69.3% (95)
Sand Saves: 42.5% (62) Putting Avg: 30.39 (102) Driving Avg: 248.00 (48)
In 2000, posted a career-best finish twice, tying for second at both the Firstar LPGA Classic in conjunction with the Children’s Medical Center and the U.S. Women’s Open.
In 1999, best finish was a tie for fifth at both the City of Hope Myrtle Beach Classic and the McDonald’s LPGA Championship.
In 1998, best finish was a tie for fourth at the State Farm Rail Classic.
In 1997, tied for 15th at both the Star Bank LPGA Classic and the Fieldcrest Cannon Classic.
In 1996, turned professional on June 23, her father’s birthday; competed in several events on both the Futures and Players West mini-tours; tied for sixth at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to gain exempt status for 1997.
Kerr is a three-time winner of the Florida State Junior Girls Championship (1993-95). In 1994, she captured the Junior Orange Bowl Classic, the Doral Publix Junior Classic and the Women’s Western Junior Championship. In 1995, she was named the AJGA Junior Player of the Year after winning the Harder Hall Women’s Championship, the Women’s Western Amateur Championship and the Florida State Women’s Championship. In 1996, she was a member of the U.S. A Curtis Cup Team team and also won the South Atlantic Women’s Amateur title. Kerr was the low amateur at the 1996 U.S. Women’s Open.
Started playing golf at the age of 8. . . Credits her parents, sister, Charlie DeLucca and Jim McLean as the individuals most influencing her career. . . Hobbies include cooking, baking, fishing, watching movies and working out. . . Spokesperson for Evelyn Lauder’s Breast Cancer Research Foundation. . . Launched the "Birdies for Breast Cancer" program to raise funds to fight the disease her mother was diagnosed with in July 2003.