Juli Inkster Biography

Updated On Jul 08, 2019 Published On May 05, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1960 , June-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
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Juli Inkster who is a member of World Golf Hall of Fame is a professional golfer from the United States and is well known for being active in her professional sports career for three decades. She is also a winner of McDonald's LPGA Championship and U.S. Women's Open twice.

Juli Inkster's early life and education

One of the talented American golfers, Juli Inkster, was born Juli Simpson on 24 June 1960 in Santa Cruz, California, the United States of America to American parents. She grew up in Santa Cruz, California.

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The American national Juli belongs o the white ethnicity.

Juli Inkster's education

Juli received her formal education from Harbor High School. Besides being a good student, she was also an amateur golfer.

She completed her high school graduation in 1978 and then she joined San Jose State University. She also got listed in the All-American in 1979.

Juli Inkster's married life

Juli Inkster is a married woman and the mother of two adorable children. She married her loving husband Brian Inkster in 1980 and the couple dated for long before they held their wedding.

As loving spouses, they are blessed with two daughters Cori Inkster and Hayley Inkster. She is not involved in any extra-marital affairs, and there is no sign of them getting a divorce.

Juli Inkster's career

In 1980, she won U.S. Women's Amateurs and was named the SJSU Athlete of the Year in 1981. She had also been listed on the World Cup team of United States in 1980.

In 1982, she was named 1982 Bay Area Athlete of the Year, and in the following year, she became a professional player.

She is famous for her performance in Women's British Open, 2017 U.S. Open: Golf's Newest Star.

In 1984, she won Nabisco Dinah Shore and du Maurier Classic beating Pat Bradley and Ayako Okamoto respectively. She is also the commentator of Fox Sports since 2015.

Juli Inkster's net worth and salary

As a golfer, presently, she earned the salary of $13,852,568 till date and her net worth is $14 million.

Juli Inkster facts on timeline

Born in Santa Cruz, California, United States

June 24 , 1960

One of the talented American woman golfers, Juli Inkster was born as Juli Simpson in Santa Cruz, California, United States of America to American parents. She grew up in Santa Cruz, California. She is an American.

Graduated from Harbor High School

1978

Juli received her formal education from Harbor High School. There she was not active only as a student but also an amateur golfer. She completed her high school graduation in 1978 and then she joined San Jose State University. She also got listed in the All-American in 1979.

Was honored as SJSU Athlete of the Year

1981

While she was in San Jose State University, she won several awards and honors in her life. In 1980, she won U.S. Women's Amateurs and was named the SJSU Athlete of the Year in 1981. She has also been listed the World Cup team for United States since 1980.

Won California State Amateur Championship

1981

She also had outstanding amateur career as she has won several trophies and honors as an amateur player. In 1981, she won California State Amateur Championship. She was also named California’s 1981 Amateur of the Year.

Married to Brian Inkster

1980

Juli is a married woman and the mother of two lovely daughters. She got married to her loving husband Brian Inkster in 1980 and a loving spouse they have welcomed two daughters named Cori Inkster and Hayley Inkster.

Turned professional golf player

1983

Juli Inkster who is a member of World Golf Hall of Fame is a professional golfer from United States and is known for being active in her professional career for three decades. She turned professional in 1983 and had a successful rookie year of 1983.

Won Nabisco Dinah Shore

1984

Within a year after she turned professional golfer player, she won two major championships. In 1984, she won Nabisco Dinah Shore and du Maurier Classic beating Pat Bradley and Ayako Okamoto respectively. She won Nabisco Dinah Shore in the late 1980s. 

Played in the United States Solheim Cup team

1992

She has also been listed the World Cup team for United States since 1980. In 1992, she was listed in the United States Solheim Cup team. She has also played in the 2007 Women's World Cup of Golf as the representative of the United States.

Was honored as ESPY Awards Best Female Golfer

2000

She is one of the successful woman golfers from United States having won every major awards and trophies in golf. In 2000, she was honored as ESPY Awards Best Female Golfer. She is also the winner of LPGA William and Mousie Powell Award.