Cristie Kerr | Biography

Posted On: 03 Jun, 2014

Cristie Kerr | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth October 12, 1977
Age 43 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Golfer
Husband/Spouse Erik Stevens
Boyfriend Not Yet
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Body Measurements 36-26-36 inches
Net Worth $7 million dollars
Height 160 cm
Weight 138 lbs
Children/Kids Unknown

Born on October 12, 1977, Cristie Kerr is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. Kerr was born in Miami, Florida, United States. She has already won over 16 games on the LPGA tour. In Women’s World Golf Rankings, Kerr was ranked as number one for three time periods in the year 2010.

Kerr started to play golf at the very young age of eight. She had won 1994 Junior Orange Bowl International Golf Championship and the 1995 Women's Western Amateur as well as was the 1995 American Junior Golf Association Junior Player of the Year. Kerr was the low amateur at the U.S. Women's Open. Kerr is the graduate from the Miami Sunset High School in West Kendall, Florida.

Although, she started playing golf at the age of eight, her professional game was at the age of 18 when she played on both the Futures Tour and Players West Tour. She achieved her first professional win in April 1995 in the Ironwood FUTURES Classic on the Futures Tour. In 2002, Kerr won her first LPGA event in California. Later after winning three tournaments and acquiring fifth position in the money list, she became the one of the leading golf players. In 2006 LPGA tour Kerr won three games and was the only American to win more than one event. Kerr was also the winner of the 2007 U.S. Women's Open.

In 2010, LPGA Championship, Kerr became the winner after acquiring record-breaking 12-stroke margin over the second-place finisher Song-Hee Kim.

Apart from her professional work, she is also equally interested in social works. She is actively involved in fundraising for breast cancer research. Kerr is also the founder of a breast cancer cure called Birdies for Breast Cancer and donates $50 per birdie. Kerr was inspired towards this work because of her mother. Kerr's mother Linda was diagnosed with breast cancer in the year 2003. She also founded Curvature wine, which helps to raise money for the breast cancer charities.

Besides, Kerr had also made an appearance in an episode of the 3rd season of the TV series The Apprentice. You can also check out her acting roles in this series.

Kerr has an athletic body built with a height of 5 feet 3 inches. Although she is average tall, her popularity is far more than average. Kerr's weight is 79 kg and looks fat. After her weight started increasing, she began exercising regularly as well as became conscious on her diet and had a drastic weight loss of about 23 kg by 2002. Kerr’s pictures before and after weight loss are also available in internet sites. Now, as she has loss her weight, Kerr looks hot in whatever she wears. Kerr has reached 36 years old in his age now. Naturally Kerr is a left handed but still plays golf with her right hand.

Regarding her personal life, Kerr married a businessman named Erik Stevens. Kerr and her husband Stevens had a child whom they named Mason. Currently, she is living happily with her family in Scottsdale, Arizona. The couples seem to be having a happy conjugal life and there are also not any rumors about their divorce. Kerr stopped playing when she was pregnant with her first baby.

Other information about this talented player can also be found in her personal as well as official sites. Her short biography can also be accessed via wiki and IMDB. She is also on social networking sites. Her fans can follow her in twitter and Instagram as well as her page in Facebook can be liked to get her latest updates.