High School: Granite Bay
College: University of Arizona
* Professional Careeer: 2001 - Present
* 4 Career Wins
* William and Mousie Powell Award (2007)
* LPGA Tour Evian Masters Champion (2007)
Natalie was born and raised in Sacramento and has had a love of golf from the early age of four. She won her first tournament at the age of seven, and was breaking par by the time she was ten years old. She played in her first LPGA Tour event in 1997 as an amateur at the age of 14. She was the top player on the boy’s golf team at Granite Bay High School and graduated at the age of 16. She then accepted a golf scholarship to the University of Arizona where she helped lead the Wildcats to a National Championship in 2000.
After one season at Arizona, Natalie turned pro at age 18. Her first professional win came at the 2007 Evian Masters in France. Natalie has played on three victorious U.S. Solheim Cup teams- 2005, 2007 and 2009. In 2005, Natalie finished 6th on the LPGA money list with over $1 Million in earnings. She placed in the top 10 in four consecutive major championships in 2005 and 2006.