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Gerina Piller

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Full name  Gerina Piller
Name  Gerina Piller
Spouse  Martin Piller (m. 2011)
Professional wins  0
Nationality  American
Height  1.70 m
Turned professional  2007
Role  Golfer

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Born  March 29, 1985 (age 30) Roswell, New Mexico, U.S. (1985-03-29)
College  University of Texas at El Paso (graduated 2007)
Current tour(s)  LPGA Tour (joined 2010)
Education  University of Texas at El Paso
Residence  Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Similar People  Martin Piller, Lexi Thompson, Cristie Kerr, Brittany Lincicome, Karine Icher

Former tour(s)  Futures Tour (2007–10)

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Gerina Michelle Mendoza Piller (born March 29, 1985) is an American professional golfer, currently playing on the LPGA Tour. She turned pro in 2007 following a decorated career as a collegiate golfer at the University of Texas El Paso. In 2009, Mendoza appeared on the Golf Channel reality television competition The Big Break.


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Childhood and amateur career

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Born in Roswell, New Mexico, Gerina Mendoza attended Goddard High School and won the state golf championship in 2003 and also was an all-state volleyball player.

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She enrolled in at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) in 2003 where she played all four years, winning four tournaments in her senior year. She was the 2007 Conference USA individual champion, Player of the Year and the UTEP Female Athlete of the Year.

Professional career

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Mendoza turned pro in September 2007 and attempted to qualify that fall for the LPGA Tour. She did not succeed and played in 2008 on the Futures Tour. She attempted again to qualify for the LPGA Tour in 2008, again failing.

In airing of 2009, filmed at an unknown time, Mendoza appeared on Big Break Prince Edward Island. Six women and six men competed for a grand prize of $100,000 in cash. Contestant Derek was the only male to reach the final four and prevailed in a 2-hole elimination match with Gerina by 1 stroke.

In 2009, she earned conditional status on the LPGA Tour for 2010 and played the entire season on the Futures Tour, where she recorded seven top-10 finishes and a career-best tie for second at both the iMPACT Classic and the USI Championship. She finished 5th on the Futures Tour money list in 2010, earning her full playing privileges on the LPGA Tour for 2011.

She finished 68th on the LPGA official money list in 2012, retaining her full playing card for 2012. Piller improved in 2012, with two top-ten finishes and a 48th-place finish on the year-end LPGA official money list.

Personal life

Mendoza married fellow professional golfer Martin Piller in January 2011. They live in Flower Mound, Texas. She is of Mexican American descent.

Results in LPGA majors

Results not in chronological order before 2015.

^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013
DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
T = tied
Yellow background for top-10.


  • Most consecutive cuts made – 15 (2014 LPGA – 2017 U.S. Open)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1 (five times)
  • LPGA Tour career summary

  • Official through 2015 season.
  • * Includes matchplay and other events without a cut.

    World ranking

    Position in Women's World Golf Rankings at the end of each calendar year.

    Team appearances


  • Solheim Cup (representing the United States): 2013, 2015 (winners), 2017 (winners)
  • International Crown (representing the United States): 2016 (winners)
  • References

    Gerina Piller Wikipedia