Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Natalie Gulbis
Natalie Gulbis
Citrus Heights, Calif.
(Granite Bay H.S.)

General: A member of Arizona's very-talented freshmen class... Named a Freshman to Watch in 2000" by Golfweek magazine... Expected to contribute immediately to the Wildcats' success... Missed the first two tournaments of the fall schedule with a back injury... Youngest to ever qualify for an LPGA event at age 14... Medalist at the 1999 U.S. Women's Amateur... Shot the lowest score ever (71-66) at the U.S. Women's Amateur in 1999... Won the 2000 International Match Play Championships... Youngest to win the California State Amateur at age 14... Represented California twice in the U.S. Women's Team Championship... Quarterfinalist in 1999 U.S. Public Links Championship... Ranked fifth in the Golfweek Amateur Women's rankings upon entering college.

High School: Earned four varsity letters as the No. 1 golfer on the boys' team... Won the U.S. High School Championship in 1999 by 21 shots... High school All-American in 1998 and 1999.

Personal: Full name is Natalie Anne Gulbis... Born Jan. 7, 1983, in Sacramento, Calif.... Parents are John and Barbara Gulbis... Father is a retired probation officer... Academic major is broadcasting... Hobbies include working out, running and traveling... Career objective is to play on the LPGA tour.