|Full name Gerina Piller|
Name Gerina Piller
Spouse Martin Piller (m. 2011)
Professional wins 0
|Height 1.70 m|
Turned professional 2007
|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
- Professional career
- Personal life
- Results in LPGA majors
- LPGA Tour career summary
- World ranking
- Team appearances
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Childhood and amateur career
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.
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.
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.
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.
LPGA Tour career summary
* Includes matchplay and other events without a cut.
Position in Women's World Golf Rankings at the end of each calendar year.