Juli Inkster

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Date of Birth June 24, 1960
Place of Birth California
Age 60 years old
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Juli Inkster

Juli Inkster is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. With a professional career spanning 29 years to date, Inkster's 31 wins rank her second in wins among all active players on the LPGA Tour; she has over $13 million in career earnings. She also has more wins in Solheim Cup matches than any other American, and is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. Inkster is the only golfer in LPGA Tour history to win two majors in a decade for three consecutive decades by winning three in the 1980s, two in the 1990s, and two in the 2000s.

Full name: Juli Simpson Inkster
Born: June 24, 1960, Santa Cruz, California
Residence: Los Altos, California
Spouse: Brian Inkster (m. 1980)
Children: Hayley, Cori
College: San Jose State University
Turned professional: 1983
Current tour(s): LPGA Tour (joined 1983), Legends Tour
Professional wins: 45
LPGA Tour: 31
Ladies European Tour: 2
Other: 13
ANA Inspiration: Won: 1984, 1989
Women's PGA C'ship: Won: 1999, 2000
U.S. Women's Open: Won: 1999, 2002
du Maurier Classic: Won: 1984
Women's British Open: T4: 2006
Evian Championship: T26: 2017
World Golf Hall of Fame: 2000 (member page)
Broderick Award for Golf: 1982
LPGA Rookie of the Year: 1984
GWAA Female, Player of the Year: 1999
ESPY Awards, Best Female Golfer: 2000
LPGA William and, Mousie Powell Award: 2004, 2015
GWAA ASAP/Murray: 2009
LPGA Patty Berg Award: 2009
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About Juli Inkster

Professional women's golfer who has become one of the most successful LPGA Tour players in history with more than 30 wins. She won the ESPY Award for Best Female Golfer in 2000 and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame the same year.

Before Fame

She was a three-year All-American at San Jose State and was named LPGA Rookie of the Year in 1984.


She represented the United States in the Solheim Cup 9 times from 1992 to 2011 and was the oldest player in Cup history in her last year on the team.

Family Life

She married Brian Inkster in 1980.


She defeated Sweden's Helen Alfredsson at the 1997 Samsung World Championship of Women's Golf.

Information related to Juli Inkster

  • San Jose State Spartans women's golfers
  • Sportspeople from Santa Cruz, California
  • Solheim Cup competitors for the United States
  • Winners of ladies' major amateur golf championships
  • Winners of LPGA major golf championships
  • Women sports announcers
  • World Golf Hall of Fame inductees
  • Golfers from California
  • Golf writers and broadcasters
  • American female golfers
  • LPGA Tour golfers
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Latest information about Juli Inkster updated on September 18, 2020.

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