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Legends of the LPGA

Jenny Lidback

Rio Verde, AZ
  • 1 Win on the LPGA Tour

  • 1 Major Championship Title

  • ISPS Handa Cup: 2008-2015

Started playing golf at the age of 12...Lists her parents, Tommy Martty and Emily Fletcher as individuals most influencing her career...Became a citizen of the United States in May 2003...Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian...Was named Peru’s Golfer of the 20th Century... Enjoys tennis, exercising, snow skiing, reading and traveling. Lidback was the runner-up in the 1978 USGA Junior Girls Championship. In 1981, she achieved a junior golf Grand Slam: the Future Legends; the Tournament of Champions; and the All-American Junior Classic. That same year, Golf Digest named her Junior Player of the Year. Lidback took runner-up honors in the 1982 Women’s Western Amateur, was a quarterfinalist in the 1984 U.S. Women’s Amateur and played on the 1985 World Cup Team for Peru. Lidback played at Texas Christian University from 1981-83, where she was a member of the 1983 NCAA Championship team and was a two-time All-American. She transferred to Louisiana State University where, in 1986, she won seven individual collegiate titles, was named Player of the Year and earned All-American honors.

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