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Natalie Gulbis's Biography

 
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Natalie Anne Gulbis was born on January 7, 1983 in Sacramento, California. Her father worked for the Sacramento County Probation Department and her mother was a purchasing director for a medical laboratory.

Natalie Gulbis finished second in the California State Women's Amateur golf tournament in 1996, and went one better to win the following year, aged just 14.

At 14, Natalie Gulbis became the youngest player to qualify for an LPGA event. Subsequently Michelle Wie, at just 12, beat the record in 2002.

In July 2001, Natalie Gulbis turned professional.

In 2005, Natalie Gulbis qualified for the victorious U.S. team in the Solheim Cup.

In 2007, Natalie Gulbis became a Rolex First-Time Winner at the Evian Masters, where she defeated Jeong Jang in a play-off.

As well as her accomplishments as a golfer, Natalie Gulbis is known for her good looks. Gulbis is featured on The Natalie Gulbis Show on the Golf Channel, has figured in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World list and has sold record numbers of calendars.

The Guardian reported how the US Golf Association bought 5,000 copies of Natalie Gulbis's calendar with a view to selling them at the US Women's Open, but withdrew them after looking at the photographs!

In Celebrity Apprentice in 2009, Gulbis chose to play for the charity, Boys and Girls Club. She was fired after the 8th task.



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