Who's who: Katherine Hull

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Who's who: Katherine Hull

  • Name:

    Katherine Kirk (née Hull)
  • Country:

    Australia
  • Born:

    Feb 26, 1982 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2003

Roll of Honour

Multiple wins on the ALPG Tour, LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour.

Did you know?

Kirk started golf at the age of 12, crediting her parents as the individuals most influencing her career. Playing under her maiden name of Katherine Hull until August 2012, Kirk notched up several wins on the Australian Ladies Professional Golf Tour between 2005 and 2011. She enjoyed breakthrough wins on the LPGA Tour in the 2008 Canadian Women's Open, and on the Ladies European Tour in the 2009 ANZ Ladies Masters (played in Australia).

Top tournaments won by Katherine Hull

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hull, Katherine

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (July 6-9). Second-placed Ashleigh Buhai (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Katherine Kirk (Aus), who claimed her third LPGA Tour win, coming 152 starts after her previous LPGA Tour win. Her earlier wins came while playing under her maiden name Katherine Hull. [Thornberry Creek at Oneida, nr Green Bay, Wisconsin].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hull, Katherine

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

Navistar

Played as the Navistar LPGA Classic (Oct 7-10). Second-placed Brittany Lincicome (USA) finished 1 shot behind Katherine Hull (Aus; from Aug 2012 played as Katherine Kirk), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win. [Senator course, RTJ Golf Trail at Capitol Hill, Prattville, Alabama].

2009
Aus/NZ
272 (-16)
A$90,000
ANZ Bank

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Hull, Katherine

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

A$90,000

Title sponsor

ANZ Bank

Played as the ANZ Ladies Masters (Feb 5-8; ALPG/LET Trs event; LET season-opener). Second-placed So-yeon Ryu (S Kor) and Tamie Durdin (Aus) finished 5 shots behind Hull (Aus; from Aug 2012 played as Katherine Kirk). [RACV Royal Pines Resort, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia].

2008
America
Ottawa Hunt Club
277 (-11)
$337,500
CN

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hull, Katherine

Venue

Ottawa Hunt Club

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$337,500

Title sponsor

CN

Played as the CN Canadian Women's Open (Aug 14-17). Second-placed Se Ri Pak (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind 26-year-old Katherine Hull (Aus; from Aug 2012 played as Katherine Kirk), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win. [Ottawa H&GC, Ottawa, Ontario].

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124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

79th Women’s US Open: the second women’s major championship of the season gets underway at Lancaster CC in Pennsylvania. It’s the second time the championship has been held here.
(May 30-June 2).

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Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

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Here at Prince’s Golf Club you'll find 27 excellent holes of links golf. Just over the fence and sharing similar terrain is Royal St George’s; but Prince’s is far from overshadowed by its venerable neighbour. The three nine-hole loops at Prince's, laid out over gently undulating terrain, are sure to bring a smile of satisfaction to all lovers of links golf.

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