Beth Bader

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Beth Bader
Personal information
Born (1973-08-30) August 30, 1973 (age 44)
Davenport, Iowa
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Nationality  United States
Residence Eldridge, Iowa
Career
College Iowa State University
Turned professional 1997
Former tour(s) LPGA Tour (2000–12)
Futures Tour
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA Inspiration T47: 2008
Women's PGA C'ship T20: 2005
U.S. Women's Open T47: 2005
Women's British Open T23: 2007

Beth Bader (born August 30, 1973) is an American professional golfer who has played on the LPGA Tour. Bader competed on the Tour for more than a decade, and her highest career finish was a tie for fourth at the 2007 LPGA Corning Classic.[1] She made more than $1 million in career earnings.[2]

After attending Iowa State University, Bader played on the Futures Tour for four years before gaining her LPGA Tour card at the 2000 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament. In her second LPGA season, 2002, she posted a top-five result at the Giant Eagle LPGA Classic.[3] Having finished 90th and 91st, respectively, in the 2002 and 2003 season money lists, Bader fell to 113th in 2004.[2] At the 2004 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, she won her card for the following year.[4] Bader earned over $100,000 in 2005 and 2006, and made a career-high $286,761 in 2007. She was 119th on the money list in 2008, down from 46th the previous year. In 2009, her earnings of over $125,000 placed her 74th on the Tour. Over the next four years, Bader did not finish higher than 119th in annual earnings.[2]

Results in LPGA majors[edit]

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Kraft Nabisco Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP T47 DNP CUT DNP DNP
LPGA Championship CUT CUT CUT DNP T20 CUT CUT CUT T31 CUT CUT CUT
U.S. Women's Open DNP CUT CUT CUT T47 62 CUT DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP
Women's British Open DNP CUT CUT DNP CUT CUT T23 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = did not play
"T" = tied
CUT = missed the half-way cut
Yellow background for top-10s.
Source:[1][5][6]

LPGA Tour career summary[edit]

Year Tournaments
played
Cuts
made
Wins 2nds 3rds Top 10s Best
finish
Earnings ($) Money
list rank
Scoring
average
2001 26 10 0 0 0 0 T30 25,422 140 74.43
2002 24 10 0 0 0 1 T5 72,335 90 74.08
2003 24 12 0 0 0 0 T16 72,030 91 72.72
2004 22 12 0 0 0 0 T24 52,399 113 73.31
2005 22 13 0 0 0 1 T10 147,720 64 73.40
2006 26 17 0 0 0 0 T12 113,401 83 72.94
2007 24 19 0 0 0 2 T4 286,761 46 72.33
2008 24 13 0 0 0 0 T25 78,808 119 73.83
2009 18 13 0 0 0 1 T6 125,894 74 72.25
2010 14 3 0 0 0 0 T22 22,558 125 74.26
2011 9 2 0 0 0 0 T26 21,956 119 74.30
2012 11 2 0 0 0 0 T28 18,337 130 74.16
2013 1 0 0 0 0 0 MC 0 N/A 79.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Beth Bader" (PDF). Ladies Professional Golf Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 16, 2011. Retrieved July 19, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Beth Bader Stats". Fox Sports. Retrieved May 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Beth Bader: Bio". Ladies Professional Golf Association. Retrieved May 7, 2017. 
  4. ^ Teel, David (May 4, 2005). "Bader Sorely Misses Her No. 1 Fan". Daily Press. Retrieved May 7, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "Results: 2011". Ladies Professional Golf Association. Retrieved May 12, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Results: 2012". Ladies Professional Golf Association. Retrieved May 12, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Beth Bader" (PDF). Ladies Professional Golf Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 13, 2010. Retrieved July 19, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Results: 2010". Ladies Professional Golf Association. Retrieved May 12, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Performance Stats". Ladies Professional Golf Association. Retrieved May 12, 2016. 

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