Born in Hamilton, Montana, and with ties to Nebraska, Cox Classic legend Val Skinner now calls Bay Head NJ her home. After completing a storied collegiate career at Oklahoma State University, Val joined the LPGA Tour in 1983. During her highly successful run on the LPGA Tour, Val racked up six wins and some $2.5 million in career earnings. Val later joined the Legends Tour, and became a commentator for the Golf Channel. Val has also become a champion in the fight against cancer through her tireless work with the Val Skinner Foundation and the LIFE Center at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
Born in Detroit, Michigan, and with ties to South Dakota, Kris now lives in Warrenton, Virginia. She joined the LPGA Tour after completing an outstanding collegiate career at TCU, where she was a three time All SWC honoree. She has two wins, ten 2nd place finishes, 50 top tens, and almost three million dollars in career earnings. In addition to her accomplishments on the course, Kris has also written a book about her amazing friendship with the great Ben Hogan.
Brooke is a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She played collegiate golf for the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama, where she finished her career as an All American on the course and in the classroom. After completing an outstanding collegiate career, Brooke joined the LPGA Tour in 2012.
A returning “Friend of Steve”, Lee is a native of Whittier, California, where she played golf at La Serna high. Finished her collegiate golf career at UCLA, where she earned First Team All America and All PAC 10 honors. Lee has twelve top ten finishes on the Symetra Tour since her rookie season in 2014.
Hailing from Long Beach, California, Brianna was a member of the 2007 Junior Solheim Cup team. She played collegiate golf at UCLA, where she earned Second Team All PAC 10 honors. In 2011, Brianna won the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon. An up-and-coming player, Brianna has already experienced playing on LPGA tour.
Casey is a Texas native, where she was an individual class 5A high school champion. She played golf collegiately at UNC-Chapel Hill, where she was a two-time First Team All ACC honoree. Since joining the Symetra Tour, Casey has earned a number of top ten finishes.
Madeleine was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. She played golf collegiately as Nebraska Cornhusker, where she earned First Team All B1G honors. Madeleine won her first Symetra Tour title in 2015, taking honors with a two stroke win at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship.
Annie is a 20-year-old former Southern California player from Levittown, New York, who has jumped 15th to seventh on the Symetra Tour money list with $42,596 and two wins in six starts since turning pro. The final top 10 will earn 2016 LPGA Tour cards. Annie attended USC and came the to the university ranked as the No. 18 junior in the country by AJGA and played as an amateur in the 2012 U.S. Women’s Open.