Juli Inkster | Biography

Posted On: 06 Aug, 2014


Juli Inkster | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth June 24, 1960
Age 57 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Professional golfer
Husband/Spouse Brian Inkster
Boyfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Body Measurements N/A
Net Worth $13 Million Dollars
Height 170 cm
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Cori Inkster, Hayley Inkster

Juli Inkster, also known as Juli Simpson, was born in 24th of June, 1960 in Santa Cruz, California. She is an American professional golfer who has also made presence in LPGA Tour. She has the professional career of 29 years till now and she has grabbed 31 wins among all the LPGA Tour players. With so many successes in her life, she has the career earning of net worth of $13 million which is mostly accumulated from her salary. She has also won Solheim Cup for the most time and is the member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

She has started her career in 1978 when she started to play the golf at nearby of San Jose State. She became All American in 1979, 1981 and 1982 there. Her successes did not last there. She won the consecutive three US Women’s Amateur from 1980 to 1982. She had also participated in Curtis Cup where US became champion in 1982.Her professional career started from the year 1983 where she bragged most of the titles and did not give any chance to her rivals. She had made the golf course her most entertaining part of the life. In these years, she won 31 LPGA Tour, 2 Ladies European Tour and 8 other titles.

Because of her performances, she was awarded by the 8 major awards of this related field. The awards which were given to her are Broderick Award for Golf in 1982, LPGA Rookie of the Year in 1984, GWAA Female Player of the Year in 1989, Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year in 1999, ESPY Awards Best Female Golfer in 2000, LPGA William and Mousie Powell Award in 2004, ASAP Sports/Jim Murray Award in 2009 and LPGA Patty Berg Award in 2009. These awards had helped her to reach in the peak of her popularity.

She has accepted Brian Inkster as her husband who was the head pro at Los Alto Country Club. They got married in 1980. They have two children, both daughters, born in 1990 and 1994. As there had never been any disagreements between them, there has never been any rumor about having divorce. She said that raising her two kids and travelling the world as a professional golfer is the coolest thing she has ever done in her life.

She has the height of 5 feet 7 inches. Though she is not very tall, she had done wonderful job in the golf channel. She is known for her witty personality and she also has the incredible work ethics. Besides playing golf, her main hobby is to dance. She really loves dancing from her early childhood and also said that she would love to dance if she had some free time. She did not bother to be active though her age has reached 54 this year. She has the lot of enthusiasm to better her performances in coming years as well.

Her greatest disappointment occurs in 2011 when she suffered from the major injury of her career. She had to get the surgery to repair nerve and tendon damage in her right elbow in 2012. So, she had not been able to keep herself in for the 2012 season. Probably, she can overcome her injury and we can see her in us open 2014.

Though she has remained out of the golf course for some time, she has made her presence through the social sites where she has the large number of followers as well. She has around 7 thousand followers in twitter and many fans are following her on Facebook as well.

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