Kathleen Ekey is heading to the LPGA Tour in 2012.
The Walsh Jesuit and University of Alabama graduate finished first in money earned on the LPGA Futures Tour this year to earn her LPGA Tour Card for 2012.
The Top 10 on the Futures Tour money list automatically qualify for the 2012 LPGA Tour.
Ekey won twice on the Futures Tour this year, at the Ladies Titan Tire Challenge in Marion, Iowa and at the Alliance Bank Golf Classic in Syracuse, New York.
Ekey's winnings on the Futures Tour amounted to $66,412. Her stroke average was 71.34, which was good for third among Futures Tour players.
She lists her hometown as Sharon Center, Ohio. Ekey played college golf at both Furman University and the University of Alabama.