Michele Redman

Sport: Golf
Nationality: United States United States
Birth date: 1965-05-15 (49 years)

Michele Redman born on April 15, 1965, is an American professional female golfer from Indiana. Redman started to play golf at the age of 11. During her amateur years she was the 1983 Ohio State Junior champion and in 1986 was a quarterfinalist at the US Women’s Amateur Championship. She played collegiate golf at the Indiana State University where she studied Public Finance and Management and where she was named All-American twice and earned All-Big Ten Conference honors four times. She was also the Big Ten Conference champion in 1987.

Redman turned pro in 1992, after playing for the FUTURES tour for three years and posting three victories. She qualified for the tour by tying for 8th in the qualifying tournament and earned an exempt status for the 1992 season. Redman posted her first hole-in-one during her first year on the tour at the Sega Women’s championship, and the year’s best finish for the American golfer came at the Welch’s Classic, where she tied for 13th.

In 1997, she became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the JAL Big Apple Classic, her first LPGA win, and posted 5 more top-10 finishes. She crossed the 1 million mark in career earnings in 1999, after tying for 9th at the Sunrise Hawaiian Ladies Open. Her second career win came in 2000 at the First Union Betsy King Classic. This win also qualified her for the US Team, making her one of the three rookies to do so.

Redman went on to play for the US Solheim Cup team in 2000, 2002, 2003, and 2005. She crossed the 3 million mark in career earnings in 2002, after the CISCO World Ladies Match Play Championship, the 4 million mark in 2005 and in 2006, was inducted into the National Golf Coaches Players Hall of Fame. Redman crossed the 5 million mark in career earnings in 2007.

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