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Erica Blasberg

Erica Paige Blasberg (July 14, 1984 – May 9, 2010) was an American golfer who played on the LPGA Tour. Blasberg was born in Orange, California, and raised in Corona, California. She attended Corona High School where she played on the boys' golf team. As an amateur, Blasberg was the medalist at the 2000 U.S. Girls' Junior and lost in the quarterfinals. In 2003, she reached the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women's Amateur. She attended the University of Arizona and was the country's number 1 ranked college player as a freshman, compiling six victories before leaving in her sophomore year to turn pro. She was an All-America golfer in 2003 and 2004, NCAA Freshman of the Year in 2003, Pac-10 Player of the Year in 2003, and won the Golfists Cup, awarded for the NCAA women's lowest stroke average, in 2003. In 2004 she was on the winning United States Curtis Cup team. Blasberg turned professional in June 2004 and played on the Futures Tour that season. She won the Laconia Savings Bank Golf Classic and en route to her first professional win broke the Tour's 18 hole scoring record, shooting a 62. She earned non-exempt status for the LPGA Tour at the 2004 LPGA Final Qualifying

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LPGA Golfer's Death Ruled a Suicide

LPGA Golfer's Death Ruled a Suicide

The death of LPGA star Erica Blasberg has officially been ruled as a suicide ... this according to the Clark County Coroner's Office.According to the coroner, 25-year-old Blasberg was found… READ MORE >

Golf World Plans to Honor Fallen LPGA Star

Golf World Plans to Honor Fallen LPGA Star

It didn't take long for the golfing world to pay tribute to their fallen 25-year-old star Erica Blasberg -- TMZ has learned several tributes have already been planned.  The first tribute will… READ MORE >

- 1535 days ago
LPGA Star's Father -- It Was 'No Suicide'

LPGA Star's Father -- It Was 'No Suicide'

Erica Blasberg's father is adamant that the 25-year-old LPGA superstar did not take her own life in Nevada this weekend -- insisting she was "very upbeat" in the days before her death on Sunday.… READ MORE >

- 1535 days ago
LPGA Golfer Found Dead in Nevada

LPGA Golfer Found Dead in Nevada

25-year-old LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg was found dead at her home in Nevada, this according to local police. According to law enforcement sources, the cause of death has not yet been determined --… READ MORE >

- 1536 days ago

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