Born:May 23, 1969 in San Leandro, California.
MAJORS (1): Nabisco Dinah Shore (1998). US Women's Amateur champion (1990). 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].
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
American Dunes opens for play following Nicklaus transformation
Nicklaus Design has transformed the former Grand Haven Golf Club in Michigan into the American Dunes Golf Club, a new public course that is now open for play
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