Who's who: Lizette Salas

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Who's who: Lizette Salas

  • Name:

    Lizette Salas
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    July 17, 1989 in Azusa, California.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2011
  • Website:

    https://www.lizettesalas.com

Roll of Honour

Solheim Cup player (2013, '15, '17, '19). Winner on the LPGA Tour.

Did you know?

After earning a golf scholarship to the University of Southern California (USC), Salas recorded three collegiate wins, and was named an NGCA All-American First Team selection in 2009 and 2011. Salas is the only USC golfer to be recognised as an All-American all four years.

Salas turned professional in June 2011 and recorded her first LPGA Tour win at the 2014 Kingsmill Championship.

Top tournaments won by Lizette Salas

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Salas, Lizette

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

JTBC

Played as the Kingsmill Championship presented by JTBC (May 15-18). Second-placed Lexi Thompson (USA), Yani Tseng (Taiw) and Sarah Jane Smith (Aus) finished 4 shots behind 24-year-old Lizette Salas (USA), who recorded her first LPGA Tour win. [River course, Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA].

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