Kerr was born in Florida and started playing golf at the age of eight. She won 16 times at the LPGA tour and has $13 million as her earnings. In 2010, she was number one golfer three times. Her first win came in April 1995 in the Futures Tour.
At the age of 18, she became professional and after becoming a graduate, she played for the Futures Group and the Players west tour. In October 1996, there was a tie forand she stood sixth at the LPGA qualifying tournament to get the exempt status for year 1997. Her LPGA career although started slowly but she came in the top fifty in the money list in her third season in year 1999.She did not win till her sixth season. In year 2002, she won first time in LPGA event at Longs Drugs Challenge in California. By 2004, she was a leading player on the tour, she had three tournament victories. She had also won two tournaments in year 2005 and moved to being third on the money list. She had a tie for being second at the2000 U.S. Women's Open. Her first win in2006happened at Franklin American MortgageChampionship here.
In 2006, she became the only American to win three times on the LPGA tour. She also won the 2007 U.S women’s Open; this was her first major championship. She was also a member of the United States Solheim Cup Team in the year 2002.
2012 for Kerr - 23 events total, 21 cuts - 7 finishes which were top-ten, also including three top-fives
- Got her 15th victory in the year2012 at Lorena Ochoa Invitational
Her hobbies are cooking, fishing, wine collecting, working out and watching movies. She is also a Sommelier for her own wine, Curvature, the profits out of which are completely donated for breast cancer research.
She may not be the most elite athletic in the world, but does have a problem of extra weight. The highest weight for her was 185 pounds. She gives credit to Fruits and vegetables as the reasons for her weight loss.
Her husband Erik Stevens is also said to be an ice-hockey player and has even played semi-professionally with some of the people like Glenn Anderson.Although she says that she can’t play golf with her Husband. The couple moved in to their new home in 2006. This was a custom-made house which was about 80 per cent finished when they bought it. After this, they gave it their own touch and got it finished.
She won in the 2006 Canadian Women’s Open. This win was inspired by a “Lucky Quarter”. This was given by Al Eagleson . He is the husband of Barb Eagleson, Barb later died because of breast cancer and Kerr donated $5000 in her name. This money was donated to London Regional Cancer Center. In year 2009, she started the Cristie Kerr Women's Health Center, which provides detection, support, healing and recovery for breast cancer patients.
|Birth Date:||12 Oct, 1977|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|