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Final Round of the LPGA U.S. Women's Open in Pennsylvania
Cristie Kerr reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 15th hole in the final round of the LPGA U.S. Open at the Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, PA on July 12, 2009. Eun Hee Ji wins the 2009 Women's U.S. Open with a score of even par. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Cristie Kerr (born October 12, 1977) is an American professional golfer who plays on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. She has 14 wins on the LPGA Tour, including two major championships, and over $13 million in career earnings. Kerr was the number one-ranked golfer in the Women's World Golf Rankings for three time periods in 2010.

Kerr was born in Miami, Florida, and started playing golf at the age of eight. She had a very successful amateur career, winning the 1994 Junior Orange Bowl International Golf Championship and the 1995 Women's Western Amateur. She was the 1995 American Junior Golf Association Junior Player of the Year. In 1996 she played in the Curtis Cup and was the low amateur at the U.S. Women's Open. She graduated from Miami Sunset High School in West Kendall, Florida.

Kere's first first win in a professional tournament came in April 1995 in the Ironwood FUTURES Classic on the Futures Tour, which she played while still an amateur.

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