Born:May 23, 1969 in San Leandro, California.
MAJORS (1): Nabisco Dinah Shore (1998). US Women's Amateur champion (1990). Solheim Cup captain (2021). Solheim Cup player (1998, 2000, '03, '05, '07). LPGA Tour wins (6). US LPGA Rookie of the Year (1995).
Former LPGA Tour player, who played her last full season on the Tour in 2015.
Played as the MasterCard Classic honoring Alejo Peralta presented by Nextel (March 20-22). Second-placed Lorena Ochoa (Mex) and Yani Tseng (Taiw) finished 1 shot behind Hurst (USA), who recorded the last of her six LPGA Tour wins. [Bosque Real CC, Naucalpan, Mexico City].
Played as the Safeway Classic presented by Pepsi (Aug 18-20). Second-placed Kim Saiki (USA) and Jeong Jang (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Pat Hurst (USA), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Columbia Edgewater CC, Portland, Oregon].
Played as the State Farm Classic (Sept 1-4). Second-placed and defending champion Cristie Kerr (USA) finished 3 shots behind Hurst (USA). [Rail GC, Springfield, Illinois].
Played as the Electrolux USA Championship hosted by Vince Gill & Amy Grant (May 11-14; formerly Sara Lee Classic). Second-placed Juli Inkster (USA) finished 4 shots behind Hurst (USA). [Vanderbilt Legends Club, Franklin, TN].
Played as the Nabisco Dinah Shore (27th) (March 26-29). Second-placed Helen Dobson (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Hurst (USA), who recorded her second LPGA Tour win and only major championship title. [Dinah Shore Tournament course, Mission Hills CC, Rancho Mirage, CA].
Played as the Oldsmobile Classic (June 5-8). Second-placed Juli Inkster (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Hurst (USA). [Walnut Hills CC, East Lansing, Michigan].
Hurst (USA) won the LPGA Tour 1995 Louise Suggs Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Award based on a points accumulation for finishes in Tour events. Hurst finished 49th on the LPGA money list, with earnings of $124,989.
The US Women's Amateur Championship (90th). Hurst (USA) beat Stephanie Davis (USA) at the 37th hole in the final. [Canoe Brook CC, Summit, NJ].
Played as the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship. Hurst (USA) beat Adele Moore (USA) at the 20th hole in the final. [Peach Tree G&CC, Marysville, nr Yuba City, Calif].
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
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.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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