Career Highlights

Patti's expertise in the field of golf has developed through her lifetime pursuit to play the game at its highest level, the LPGA Tour.  Patti began playing golf in Susanville, CA at the age of nine. She attended San Diego State University on a golf scholarship for four years and turned pro in 1986. She played the West coast mini-tours for three years, winning six events in one year, and qualified for the LPGA Tour in 1989. Patti was an active tour member from 1990-2001. Her recorded best finish is a tie for second at the Michelob Light Heartland Classic in 1996. She has six career hole in ones, and her best score is 64. She had career earnings over $230,000.00. Patti moved to Fresno in 1993 and worked with Vic Lombardi until his passing in 1997. She became an LPGA Teaching and Club Professional in 2002 and is currently teaching at Dragonfly Golf Club in Madera, California.

Amateur Highlights

1980 - Rotary Club of Weed Junior Tourney at Lake Shastina GCC - Girls Overall Champion                                

1981 - Susanville Junior Girls Overall Champion

          - Junior World Championship participant

1985 - U.S. Women's Public Links Championship - Quarterfinalist

          - U.S. Women's Amateur Championship - Quarterfinalist                                                                                                                                                                                               

1986 - San Diego State University Most Valuable Player

Professional Highlights

1989 - Players West Golf Tour Power Bar Player of the Year

1990 - Qualified for the LPGA Tour

1991 - Best LPGA finish - T41

1992 - Washington State Women's Open - Champion

1993 - Best LPGA finish - T33

1994 - 49th U.S. Women's Open Championship at Indianwood GC - Qualified

           - Best LPGA finish - T49

1995 - Finished 3rd in Overall Order of Merit on Kosaido Asahi Ladies Asian Tour

1996 - Best LPGA finish - T2 at LPGA Michelob Light Heartland Classic

1997 - Best LPGA finish - T12 at LPGA Corning Classic

1998 - 53rd U.S.Women's Open Championship at Blackwolf Run - Qualified

1999 - Best LPGA finish - T37

2000 - Best LPGA finishes - T11 at Electrolux USA Championship, T13 at ShopRite LPGA Classic

2001 - 56th U.S. Women's Open Championship at Pine Needles - Qualified

        - Best LPGA finish T43